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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 60-80 registered scouts and has produced over 115 Eagle scouts.

We meet every Monday (except Mondays following the monthly campout), 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.

Popcorn message from Mrs. Kidwell

Posted on Oct 1 2015 - 4:09pm

There is only a few weeks left to sell popcorn. If you did not get a form yet, you can pick it up on my doorstep, in the basket: 2401 Park View, Highland Village or download it here: http://www.longhorncouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/2015_Popcorn_Take_Order_Form.pdf

*Last day to turn in popcorn order forms is Oct 19th *If you are finished selling, please turn this in ASAP.  You can put it in an envelope and put in the basket on my doorstep or bring to the meeting Monday.  (let me know if you are dropping it off, so I can be on the lookout)

*If you checked out popcorn to sell door to door, I must speak with you by the 5th about the status of your popcorn sales.  

Service Hour Opportunity - Highland Shores Fall Carnival

Posted on Sep 30 2015 - 8:40pm

The Highland Shores Fall Carnival will be held on Saturday, October 17. Volunteers are needed for set up, running carnival games, taking tickets, and cleaning up afterward. Scouts can work as much or as little as your time allows.

10:30 a.m. – Set up begins
12:30 p.m. – Volunteers need to be in place
1:00 p.m. Carnival begins
4:00 p.m. Carnival ends, clean up begins

When signing up, please indicate your intended start and stop times. All volunteers will need to have their parents sign a waiver prior to beginning work. Mrs. White will be on hand to check Troop 265 members in and out and to collect waivers. Scouts should wear their Class A uniforms.

The carnival will be held on Soccer Field #1, behind Pool #1 and tennis courts #3 and 4. Parking will be very limited. Admission to the carnival is free but there is a charge for games and food.

Merit Badge College 2016 Patch Contest

Posted on Sep 29 2015 - 9:32pm

See the attachedflyer for information on the MBC patch contest. The winner receives a $30 Scout Shop gift card! Entries are due by Oct. 28th.

Adult Training Opportunities

Posted on Sep 29 2015 - 9:21pm

Topsanah District is offering the following training for adults in the next few months. Go to www.topsanah.com for more info or contact Andy James.

  • Scoutmaster / Assistant Scoutmaster training will be taught in October. See the Topsanah site for dates and to register.

Other training opportunities are available at the Longhorn Council website - online registration is done at http://www.longhorncouncil.org/activity-event-calendars/training-calendar/.

Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge (Eagle Requirement)

Posted on Sep 29 2015 - 9:20pm

Ms. Rice will be teaching Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge (Eagle Requirement). In accordance with YPT, one additional adult is required to attend the sessions. Please sign up here. The schedule is as follows:

First Meeting, Sun., 9/27 @ 3pm (1 hour) - Scout Hut
Before the 9/27 Meeting, print out the MB Worksheet Here and complete Requirement #2

2nd Meeting, Mon., 10/12 @ 6pm (1 hour) - Scout Hut

Requirement #3 Options with MB Counselor:

  • Parks and Recreations Commission - Tues., 10/2 - 7pm
  • City Council Meeting - Tues., 10/27 - 7pm
  • other options without MB Counselor -
    • City of HV Calendar Here
    • Denton County Here
    • Lewisville City Council Here
    • Flower Mound Government Here
    • Dallas City Council Here

Presentations to Troop, will need to be confirmed for time with SPL (if possible - Split between two meetings).
Monday, 11/9 and 11/16

Last Presentation to MB Counselor, Tues., 11/17 - Scout Hut

For more information contact Christina Rice at 972-821-6055

Baylor Merit Badge College

Posted on Sep 29 2015 - 9:20pm

A Merit Badge College will be held at Baylor University on the mornings of Saturday, November 7 and Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 8am to 12 noon with check-in beginning at 7am on November 7. Registration will close Sunday, October 18, 2015. Please register on the Nov 7th calendar entry (link). This will automatically register you for both Saturdays. The fee is $25. See attachment for tentative offerings. You can earn 3 merit badges. Since this is in Waco, we suggest carpooling from the Scout Hut at 5:30 am. Mr. Kleid is ASM in charge and will be teaching at the event. Contact him or Mr. White for more info.

Note the local Merit Badge College will be held in January as usual – this is an optional event.

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