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Welcome to Troop 265's Website!

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 Mondays following the monthly campout or 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.

Bartle Summer Camp 2021 Sign Up!

Posted on Oct 22 2020 - 7:23pm

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 Oct 22 2020 - 7:23pm
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.

Orion District Eagle Recognition/Awards Dinner - Saturday, 10/24 (Register by 10/15)

Posted on Oct 22 2020 - 7:22pm

Calling all scouts, leaders and parents of Troop 265 to the Orion District Awards Dinner!  The Orion District Committee is delighted to invite you to the District Eagle Recognition/Adult Award Dinner. Troop 265 has a number of awards recipients this year!  This an open-air celebration at Pilot Knoll Park. If you don’t want to use the metal benches and tables in the pavilion, you may bring your own.  Health Safety rules in effect at the time of the event will be followed, including wearing masks (except while eating or drinking), social distancing, and using hand sanitizer.

Location: Pilot Knoll Park Pavilion, 218A Orchid Hill Ln, Argyle, TX 76226

Date / Time: October 24th, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost: $15/person (includes park entry fee) Eagle Scouts eat free if your BOR was from 1/1 19 – 4/30/20

Register:  BEFORE October 15th at https://scoutingevent.com/662-Orion_District_Dinner 

UPDATED Advancement Requirement Modifications

Posted on Oct 22 2020 - 7:17pm

In response to Covid-related restrictions, some rank advancement requirements were temporarily modified through September 1st.  These modifications have been updated, and details can be found at www.scouting.org/coronavirus/covid-19-faq/.  Here are some highlights, including several adaptations for Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class ranks:

  • Video conferencing can be used to meet some merit badge and rank requirements, as long as the scout can learn the requisite skills and knowledge using an online format.  All existing youth protection policies and digital safety guidelines must be followed. 
  • Virtual camping (i.e., backyard or solo camping) may satisfy some requirements if it is a direct result of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and is part of a BSA unit-organized unit camping event (i.e., multiple members of the unit are involved and camping simultaneously at remote locations).  All existing youth protection policies and digital safety guidelines must be followed.
  • Swimming requirements for Second Class and First Class ranks have been modified as follows:
    • Second Class requirement 5b and First Class requirement 6a can be deferred through Life rank, but not Eagle.
    • Second Class requirement 5c and First Class requirement 6e can be performed on dry land
  • Camping merit badge requirement 9b is temporarily suspended and scouts can earn this badge without completing requirement 9b.

Scouts: Merit Badges during physical distancing

Posted on Oct 22 2020 - 7:17pm

Scouts, please check out the attached list of Merit Badges with most/all requirements that can be done during this time of physical distancing.  If you are interested in working on a badge, please contact Mrs. Diermeier at djd4418@gmail.com, and she will get you in touch with a counselor.

Amazon Smile

Posted on Oct 22 2020 - 7:16pm

Please support the troop with your Amazon purchases. The item cost is the same and the troop gets a 0.5% donation Click smile.amazon.com/ch/1605833.

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