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Troop 280 is part of Boy Scouts of America, Capital Area Council, and the Sacred Springs District.

This web site has been created to provide basic information about our Troop. If you are looking for a Boy Scout Troop to join, we hope that you will find this information useful.
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August 12th Orienteering at Shepherds Ranch

Posted on Aug 14 2016 - 3:12pm

Troop 280 spent a wet weekend wandering in the woods, er, orienteering in the central Texas woods near Medina.  The Troop departed Friday August 12th, and returned Sunday August 14th.

Camp Alexander Summer Camp

Posted on Aug 3 2016 - 6:58pm

Troop 280 sent a large contingent to Camp Alexander in the Colorado Rockies for summer camp.  Hikes to 9000+ feet revealed Pikes Peak in the distance.  The Troop took third in the Iron Man relay.  Merit badges were earned and Ranks requirements were fullfilled.  Everyone had a GREAT time.  We even brought back a  Mountain Wookie!  Come here all about it at the Troop meeting Monday 8/8/16.

Pound House Pioneering

Posted on Nov 28 2013 - 9:06am

The Scouts made flint strikers and worked on the Metalwork Merit Badge at the Pound House on Saturday, November 16.  Four Scouts at a time in teams of two worked the forges to make flint strikers.  The other Scouts observed or kept busy by learning some woodworking skills. Parents came out for smores in the evening.  Everyone had an awesome time.

Pictures are in two places...

Posted on Aug 30 2013 - 8:03am

Just so everyone knows, pictures are located in TWO places on the site.  You can find links to external posts, like picassa and such, under the "links" on the left hand menu.  This actually has some of our more recent camera dumps, and they are voluminous!  You can also find them under, wait for it...

Summer Camp : Camp Sid Richardson

Posted on Jul 3 2013 - 8:04am

 

They have returned!!!

Troop280 is back from Sid Richardson.  They had a great time and earned many badges.  

http://www.longhorncouncil.org/Camps---High-Adventure/Summer-Camp/Sid-Richardson-Scout-Ranch.aspx

South Padre Beach Camp out

Posted on May 11 2013 - 12:30pm
Come join us at the end of the month as we head to the shore.  We'll be working on the Summer Camp Swim Qualification, and Swimming Merit Badge.

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