Congratulations Troop 413

Troop 413 has been nominated for Citizen of the Year Award as a group for the City of Melissa.  The winner will be announced by the Chamber of Commerce at the Award Banquet at Mingus Winery April 16th at 6 PM.


Face to Face Youth Protection Trainings

These are offered by Lone Star District... (no limit on how many may attend)
Saturday, May 21st, 2015 10:30 am, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Thursday, June 2nd, 2015 8:00 pm, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney
Saturday, June 4th, 2015 10:30 am, Myers Park, 7117 Co Rd 166, McKinney
Sign up for Lone Star District Face to Face Youth Protection Trainings Here.

These are being offered by the council... (for these ones seating is limited)

Wednesday, April 27, 7-8:30 pm, Murchison Scout Center, 8605 Harry Hines, Dallas

Sign up at Council YPT Trainings here at Campmaster.


IOLS - Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills - April 26, 29-30

Come get your IOLS training done with us in April at Myers Park. 

Tue, April 26th, 7:30 pm IOLS orientation, at the LDS church, 2801 Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney & Fri & Sat, April 29th & 30th, 6 pm Fri to Sat 10 pm at Myers Park, $30 early or $40 late (includes meals)

Needed by Troop Scoutmasters, their assistants, Team Coaches, associate coaches, and strongly suggested for Crew Advisors and assistants. Sign up for IOLS here.


Oak Leaf Youth Training - April 29-30

We have closed registration to this youth training for youth by youth because of high registration numbers.  The fall coarse will be available to be signed up for in May.


Princeton Service Project
As a thank you to Princeton Texas for donating their park for our Camporee every year, Betty Peace is heading up a service project to refurbish their city entrance gardens on both sides and both ends of 380.  If you or your unit would care to participate get some details at:

Catholic Boy Scout Retreat, May 13-15

The Diocese of Dallas would like to invite all Catholic Scouts to come to their 2016 Boy Scout Retreat at Camp Wisdom on May 13-15.  Please set it aside.
Activities include shooting sports, team building games, and competitions.  We will also have Mass and dinner available.


Bike Safety Rodeo, Saturday May 14th

Troop 135 invites all the everyone and especially our Packs to a bike rodeo Saturday, May 14th at Wesley United Methodist Church.  There will be professional bike safety checks with Cadence Cyclery of McKinney.  Come meet the McKinney Police Department Bike Safety Officers.

What:  Troop 135 2nd Annual Bike Rodeo
Where:  Wesley UMMC, 2705 Virginia Pkwy
When:    Saturday, May 14th, 9am to 12pm
Who:      ANYONE with a bicycle.

Twilight Camp, June 6-10, 2016

Date, Time, Location, Theme: 
June 6-10, 4:00-8:30 PM, Myers Park McKinney, CSI

Wood Badge
For all leaders; Pack, Troop, Teams, and Crews.  A premier training.  It makes good leaders better and better leaders great!

Wood Badge 118
Sun to Sat, August 21-27, 2016 at the Philmont Training Center

Wood Badge 119
Thu to Sat, September 22-24, 2016 and
Thu to Sat, October 13-15, 2016

at Camp Wisdom, circleten.org/wood-badge-119


Archery Classes every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30pm
Terry and Amy Witt USA Archery Level III NTS Coaches will be holding archery classes every Tuesday from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Texas Archery Academy's McKinney Range.  Each session will cost $10 with all equipment being provided by Texas Archery Academy.  These archery classes are for scouters, scouts and their siblings 10 years of age and older.  The main goals of these class is to teach beginning archers how to successfully participate in the sport of archery as a lifetime sport and to compete in various local Texas Field Archery Association (TFAA), Texas State Archery Association (TSAA), and Texas Archery Academy Indoor League (TAIL) archery tournaments.  Our other goals will be how to choose your archery equipment (bow, arrows, quiver, etc..), how to maintain your archery equipment and to form a Boy Scout Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) Team to participate in these tournaments.  For additional information please contact TerryWitt2@att.net