Upcoming Campout

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Camp Alexander

Welcome to the Boy Scout Troop 888, Gardner, Kansas, website.

If you are interested in joining scouts, or in learning more information, please visit the "Request Information" page, or come to one of our 7 p.m. Monday night meetings at the Gardner American Legion.


** NEW ** Do you have a question about where to sew on scout patches, what it takes to advance in rank, what is a Scoutmasters Conference, what are the Boy Scout religious awards?  Look no further, it’s all in the 888 Manual.

Troop 888--Upcoming Activities





Community Events, Fundraisers,
and Other News

 
 
Troop Leadership Training
  • Troop Leadership Training is scheduled for April 12-13, 2013. Please arrive at 5:30pm at Fellowship Bible Church (FBC) at 16900 S. Waverly Rd. Training will run until Sat afternoon, probably closing up around 3-4pm. Participants will be fed dinner, breakfast, and lunch.
  • This training is open to ALL scouts but is required for current troop leadership. That is, any scout with a position patch (Patrol Leaders, Troop Guides, Den Chiefs, Scribe, Librarian, Quartermaster, Chaplain's Aid, etc.)
  • ADULTS:  Parents of participants, please let us know if you are attending as well. Need to know for food amount and assistance with program & meals.
  • EVERYONE needs to bring mess kit, personal hygiene items, sleeping bag/items.

Cintas Trauma Bag Donation!
  • We want to thank Todd Searing and everyone at Cintas First Aid and Safety for coming through and donating a Trauma bag to Troop 888. Cintas First Aid is a class act with terrific service and products. Please let your employers know what they did for us and encourage them to look at Cintas for their First Aid Services. They do Fire Protection too!!!!



Trash Bags
  • To get trash bags, contact Alisha at aharding3@kc.rr.com


SCOUT LAW

A Scout is Trustworthy.

A Scout tells the truth. He is honest, and he keeps his promises. People can depend on him.

A Scout is Loyal.

A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout leaders, school, and nation.

A Scout is Helpful.

A Scout cares about other people. He willingly volunteers to help others without expecting payment or reward.

A Scout is Friendly.

A Scout is a friend to all. He is a brother to other Scouts. He offers his friendship to people of all races and nations, and respects them even if their beliefs and customs are different from his own.

A Scout is Courteous.

A Scout is polite to everyone regardless of age or position. He knows that using good manners makes it easier for people to get along.

A Scout is Kind.

A Scout knows there is strength in being gentle. He treats others as he wants to be treated. Without good reason, he does not harm or kill any living thing.

A Scout is Obedient.

A Scout follows the rules of his family, school, and troop. He obeys the laws of his community and country. If he thinks these rules and laws are unfair, he tries to have them changed in an orderly manner rather than disobeying them.

A Scout is Cheerful.

A Scout looks for the bright side of life. He cheerfully does tasks that come his way. He tries to make others happy.

A Scout is Thrifty.

A Scout works to pay his own way and to help others. He saves for the future. He protects and conserves natural resources. He carefully uses time and property.

A Scout is Brave.

A Scout can face danger although he is afraid. He has the courage to stand for what he thinks is right even if others laugh at him or threaten him.

A Scout is Clean.

A Scout keeps his body and mind fit and clean. He chooses the company of those who live by high standards. He helps keep his home and community clean.

A Scout is Reverent.

A Scout is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others.