Troop 55 builds fit citizens of good character

Troop 55 is in the Twin Bayou District of the Sam Houston Area Council and 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: Henry King, tcc@troop55.org


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Upcoming Events

Announcements

  • Spring 2023 – Elections, PORs, and Patrol Draft
    November 29th Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leader Nominations Due Submit your name to Mr. Eikenburg (scoutmaster@troop55.org) and Mr. Thompson (tct@troop55htx.com) SPL Requirements Life Scout or above 14 years old or above Previously served as an ASPL Speak to Mr. Eikenburg if you do not meet all of the requirements but would like to run […]
  • Troop Dues are Due
    The time has come for Scouts to renew their membership in Troop 55 for the 2022-2023 school year.   The process is the same as last 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 […]
  • Fall 2022 Regular Patrol Draft Results
    The newly elected patrol leaders for the regular patrols convened on Saturday to complete a draft of eligible patrol members. The number of patrols has been reduced from 6 to 4. These patrols become effective on July 1, 2022. Scoutbook will be updated prior to that date. FCT Patrols (Axolotl, Duck and Platypus) are unchanged […]
  • Orienteering @ Hermann Park
    Scout’s Guide to FCT Orienteering at Hermann Park WHAT DATE/TIME April 23rd – 9:AM Duration: Approx. 2hrs WHAT TO WEAR Class B Uniform WHAT TO BRING Daypack Scout Book Ruler Pencil or Pen BSA Outdoor Essentials Water Sun Protection Compass Trail Food Rain Gear GPS or Cell Phone (if you don’t have there will be […]
  • Elections, PORs, and Patrol Draft
    May 3rd Senior Patrol Leader and Patrol Leader Nominations Due Submit your name to Mr. Eikenburg or Mr. Thompson Fall ’22 Position of Responsibility Applications Open Apply Here May 10th Senior Patrol Leader Election Winner Announced Patrol Leader Election Winners Announced Order of the Arrow Election May 17th Court of Honor Last meeting of school […]

2022-23 Campouts

  • September 9-11, 2022 – Galveston Island State Park
  • October 14-16, 2022 – Pace Bend Park
  • November 4-6, 2022 – Kerr Creek Ranch
  • December 2-4, 2022 – Yellow Creek (Wade Ranch)
  • January 20-22, 2023 – New Scout Campout (Webb Ranch)
  • February 10-12, 2023 – Enchanted Rock
  • March 3-5, 2023 – Canoeing at San Marcos River Retreat
  • April 14-16, 2023 – Widen Ranch at Dripping Springs
  • May 6, 2023 – Beach Day (tentative)