Troop 55 builds fit citizens of good character

Troop 55 in the Twin Bayou District of the Sam Houston Area Council is chartered by St. John the Divine Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas and has been developing leaders since 1933. Our Boy Troop has over 230 youth from dozens of private and public middle and high schools in the Houston Metro Area.

Scoutmaster: John Eikenberg, scoutmaster@troop55.org

Committee Chair: Rob Rice, tcc@troop55.org


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Upcoming Events

Announcements

  • October 2021 Campout
    Location Camp Strake 2020 Camp Strake Rd, Coldspring, TX 77331 (936) 520-4001 70 mi. I-45 North > Exit 94 > FM-1097 East >TX-150 East (check traffic conditions/alternate routes) Campsites Campsite 19 – Scouts (FCT on the LEFT). Campsite 18 – Leaders and Goats (Trailer to the front of Campsite 18) Emergency Contacts 911 Coldspring Police […]
  • Troop Dues are Due
    The time has come for Scouts to renew their membership in Troop 55 for the 2021-2022 school year.   There is a new process this year.  To pay renewal dues, Click on “Select Options” below.  Under Scout Dues, select Scout Type “Existing Scout” or “Eagle Scout” if applicable.  Choose from Boy’s Life Magazine options and […]
  • 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 […]

2021-22 Campouts

  • September 10-12, 2021 – Double Lake Recreation Area, near Coldspring
  • October 15-17, 2021 – Camp Strake, near Coldspring
  • November 5-7, 2021 – Kerr Creek Farm (Casey Ranch)
  • December 3-5, 2021 – Yellow Creek Ranch (Wade Ranch), near Sealy, west of Houston
    • shooting sports, rockets,
    • Webelos invited.
  • January 22-23, 2022 – New Scout Campout, at Webb Ranch, near Chappell Hill, NW of Houston;
    • for new scouts and optional for parents of new scouts.
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