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Latest Updates . . .

  • Orienteering @ Hermann Park
    Scout’s Guide to FCT Orienteering at Hermann Park WHAT DATE/TIME July 5th – 8:00AM Duration: Approx. 2hrs WHAT TO WEAR Class B Uniform WHAT TO BRING Daypack Scout Book BSA Outdoor Essentials Water (Lots of water) Sun Protection Compass Trail Food GPS or Cell Phone (if you don’t have there will be ones to share).…
  • Election Central – Fall 2021
    ELECTION CENTRAL Elections for Senior Patrol Leader will open April 27 and remain open until Friday, April 30th. Patrol Leader voting will open a later date Please review the candidates before voting. Rules: You may only vote once Your vote will remain anonymous In races with more than two candidates, preferential voting will be used…
  • Elections for Fall 2021 Positions
    Register to be on Ballot for Patrol Leader or Senior Patrol Leader If you are interested in running for Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) of Troop 55 or Patrol Leader (PL) in your current patrol please sign up below. The term runs from July 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021. Both positions fulfill one the Position…
  • Scavenger Hunt
    Scavenger Hunt List: Scout Shirt Scout Pants Scout Belt Scout Neckerchief Scout Socks Scout Book Blue Card Flashlight Mess Kit Mattress Tent Sleeping Bag Backpack Utensils Camp Knife Matches Bandage Gauze Antibiotic Cream Sun screen Bug Spray Water Bottle Head lamp Rain Jacket or Poncho Gaiter Scout Hat Hand Sanitizer Compass Gloves Hiking Poles Hiking…
  • Instruction Video Guidelines/Hints
    FORMAT Either video or Powerpoint or Google Slides Some topics are better as a Powerpoint or Google Slides Presentation than as a pure video. Use your judgement and imagine how you would like to see it presented. If doing video, it is preferred that you edit the video yourself into a short movie with a…

From the Historian . . .

  • COVID-19 Restrictions
    It is crazy out there and a lot of events are being cancelled. Many people are getting infected, but how has this affected Troop 55?  All the future troop campouts have been canceled. I know people are wondering about the summer camps. All I know is that camp Emerald Bay is still going on, but…
  • March 2020 Campout – Martin Dies State Park
    On March 6, 2020 we went to Martin Dies State Park. We are planning to hike, swim, and kayak.   We all woke up and had a nice breakfast. It was also cold and we were expecting it to be warmer. After breakfast we went to flag our patrol leader Henry Reinhardt and scout master Bob…