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Troop 265 was established in 1972 and is chartered by Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Flower Mound, Texas. The troop averages 50-70 registered scouts and has produced over 120 Eagle scouts.

We meet every Monday (except for LISD holidays) at the Scout Hut at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 1401 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound, TX 75028. For more information, or to schedule a visit, please use the Contact Us link on the left.

Click here for an introductory video.

Robotics Merit Badge over the Winter Break – RSVP by 12/7

Posted on Nov 26 2020 - 7:20pm

Scouts, are you interested in earning your Robotics merit badge over the winter break?  Wize Academy offers a 2-hour on-line session, during which most scouts complete the badge.  You’ll not only design, build, program and test a virtual robot, but you'll also learn about the robotics industry, careers and competitions.  A fee of $25 must be paid online before the class to cover the cost of development.  If you are interested, please contact Mrs. Diermeier by 12/7 with your availability between 12/21 and 1/1.  There is a minimum class size of 5 scouts, so please RSVP soon.  

Winter Court of Honor Sunday, December 6th from 4 - 5

Posted on Nov 26 2020 - 7:16pm

Troop 265, Mark your calendars for our Win Court of Honor Sunday, December 6th from 4:00 to 5:00!  We hope to meet outside and have everyone bring lawn chairs (like we did in August), but we have a room reserved at the church in case the weather is bad.  Please sign up on the website, as we hope to have a small treat for all scouts who sign up.  Scouts, if you are working on merit badges or rank advancements, please complete your requirements and communicate with Mrs. Diermeier by the end of November in order to ensure your advancement will be recognized at this event.

Gear Give Away at December Court of Honor

Posted on Nov 26 2020 - 7:14pm
Hey Troop 265.  Do you need an extra sleeping bag, or maybe a water bottle or camping chair?  Well you may be in luck!  Over the years we have acquired extra gear through donations or unclaimed items left after campouts.  All this gear will be in the scout hut on the main tables (in the center of the room)  during the December Court of Honor.  Please feel free to look through the items and take anything you or your family can use.  Anything that is not taken at the Court of Honor will be donated either to Lamb of God for their garage sale or to other troops that can use it.

Help Our Community & Earn Conservation Service Hours

Posted on Nov 26 2020 - 7:14pm

Scouts, consider participating in two ongoing service projects that benefit our local schools and also count as conservation service hours.  These are not long-term commitments.  You may participate any weekend you'd like, as often as you'd like.  If you are interested, please sign-up on the website and contact the leaders listed below. 

 Briarhill Middle School’s Flower/Butterfly Garden (Created by Troop 265 in August)

  • 2 or 3 scouts and 1 adult to weed and tend the garden
  • Every other month on a Sunday
  • Next 2 opportunities: December 20 & February 28 from 3-4 pm (or earlier pending weather)
  • Contact Mrs. Cox at dr.lynne.cox@gmail.com or 940-367-7714

 Heritage Elementary School’s Texas Our Heritage (TOH) Garden

  • Scouts and adults to maintain the habitat
  • 2nd and 4th Saturdays
  • Next opportunity: December 12 (if needed)
  • Contact Mrs. Ashley Dodson at ashley@simplydone.us

Bartle Summer Camp 2021 Sign Up!

Posted on Nov 26 2020 - 7:10pm

Our Troop will submit a request for Session 1 (June 14-23rd) next month.

We must submit preliminary numbers for attending Scouts and Adults.

*Troops must register and pay the $75.00 per person non-refundable deposit for the expected number of Scouts and full-time leaders for the draw in which they qualify.

Please sign up today to get on the list for Summer Camp 2021.   Sign up here

Shoe Donations

Posted on Nov 26 2020 - 7:09pm
Have you cleaned out your closet lately? You may not realize it but those shoes you keep saying you're going to wear but never do have value!  Pack 163 is collecting gently worn, used and new shoes to raise money and needs your help! We're looking for all types of shoes: sneakers, casual shoes, dress shoes, ANY type of shoes.  We'll be paid per pound for the shoes by Funds2Orgs. The shoes go to developing nations and micro-entrepreneurs so they can help themselves out of poverty!  Please make sure the shoes are still wearable with no holes.  
 
How can you help?  Please bring your shoes to the next troop meeting or any meeting from now until the end of November and give to Joshua Kohn. Questions?  Contact Gina Kohn 972-880-3778 or gmkohn@aol.com.  See the attached flyer for more info.

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