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Eagle Project for Aidan Donovan - Volunteers Needed

Posted on Oct 20 2021 - 9:32am

So as some of you know, I have begun planning out my eagle scout project. My project will include laying down a new layer of dirt and re-soding the baseball field at the Richardson YMCA. I will need volunteers on two different weekends. Click here to volunteer.  

Sign up now for the Highland Games campout - Nov. 12-14!

Posted on Oct 18 2021 - 9:53pm

November’s campout is sure to be a unique and memorable experience for the 444B troop as we head to Camp Tahuaya in Belton, TX from Nov. 12-14.  The campout will focus on Scottish Highland games, so be ready for pumpkin slaying and telephone pole throwing!

Flower Sale Order Forms are due this week!

Posted on Oct 16 2021 - 8:58pm
Flower Sale Orders are due Friday, October 22, 2021 - Please turn in order forms and payment to Heather Pinkerton at Monday night's meeting or drop off at 7123 Roundrock Rd. Dallas TX 75248 no later than Friday.

Flower Pick Up Date: Saturday, October 30 from 9:30am till 11:00am - Please make plans to pick up your flats of flowers from AUMC Scout Hut and deliver them to your customers.

Parent Committee Meeting TODAY, Sunday Oct 17 at 8 pm via Zoom. Link will be sent before the meeting

Posted on Oct 16 2021 - 8:58pm

All Parents are welcome to attend our Parent Committee planning meetings. 

Photos from Oct 4 Court of Honor

Posted on Oct 16 2021 - 8:57pm

Check out the pictures from our recent Court of Honor at this link:  https://t444.smugmug.com/2021/Courts-of-Honor/i-FcR4hKS

Or...Click on the "What Do We Do?" link in the left menu, then select the event:

 To View 444 Photos

We love sharing photos of Troop activities.  You can add yours, plus view, download and print copies of pictures others have shared! 

Here is how to add your own photos: Click on "Links" in the left menu, then click Photo Sharing, and upload to the year/event folders.

 To Add 444 Photos

Backpacking 101: Part IV (Other Gear & Miscellaneous Items)

Posted on Oct 6 2021 - 12:43pm

In our series of Backpacking 101 articles, we've covered:

  1. Basics and backpacks
  2. Sleeping gear
  3. Clothing and footwear

Now we are going to discuss other gear and miscellaneous items recommended for T444 backpacking outings.

Water Bottles

The devices that we use to purify water will not work with small-mouth bottles.

These bottles must have a wide mouth that is a little hard to drink from.

Four wide-mouth 1L Nalgene water bottles: