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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Announcements

  • 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 […]
  • Orienteering @ Hermann Park
    Scout’s Guide to FCT Orienteering at Hermann Park WHAT DATE/TIME Feb 26th – 8:45AM Duration: Approx. 2hrs WHAT TO WEAR Class B Uniform WHAT TO BRING Daypack Scout Book BSA Outdoor Essentials Water Sun Protection Compass Trail Food Rain Gear GPS or Cell Phone (if you don’t have there will be ones to share). Suggest […]
  • New Scout Campout Tips
    Dear New FCT Scouts and Parents, Troop 55’s first campout of the year will be at the Webb Family Ranch in Chappell Hill, TX next weekend Jan 22-23. And there is no better time to start getting ready for it than now! New SCOUTS: Be ready to bring your backpack or duffle packed with all […]

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 2023 – TBD
  • April 2023 – TBD
  • May 2023 – TBD