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Welcome to BSA Troop 78 in Wylie TX! We meet most Monday nights from 7 - 8:30pm at the First Baptist Wylie Events Center in downtown Wylie TX. If you would like to come for a visit, please contact us so we can make sure that your visit is a memorable one. We are look forward to meeting you.

Philmont 2017

Posted by cjordan on Jul 6 2016 - 8:27pm
Philmont 2017 is scheduled for July 4 to July 16, 2017
We have room for 12 Scouts and 4 Scouters (2 crews)
 
To get us started we're planning a "Prep" meeting. Any scout or scouter who is interested in attending Philmont 2017 is encouraged to attend
Scouts will first be assigned to a crew based on the scout's age (whether they are close to aging out of Boy Scouts)
When all "soon-to-age-out" scouts who are interested in going have signed up, the remaining slots will be available to scouts First Class and above
Monday July 25, 6 pm to 7 pm
Event Center
 
First training hike (10 mile)
Daypacks only
Light trail shoes
August 20, 7:30 am to 11:00 am
Meet at the Event Center 7:00 am
 
Second training hike (10 mile)
Daypacks only
Light trail shoes
September 24, 7:30 am to 11:00 am
Meet at the Event Center 7:00 am
 
Third training hike (10 mile)
Daypacks only (increase mass each person is carrying)
Light trail shoes
October 22, 7:30 am to 11:00 am
Meet at the Event Center 7:00 am
 
Fourth training hike (10 mile)
Daypacks only (Same mass as third training hike)
Light trail shoes
November 19, 7:30 am to 11:00 am
Meet at the Event Center 7:00 am
 
Fifth training hike (20 mile)
Backpacks
Hiking boots
December 17, 7:30 am to 2:00 pm
Meet at the Event Center 7:00 am
 
Sixth training hike (10 mile)
January 2017
TBD

 

The Eagle Cafe is Open for Business!

Posted by brendakbyboth on Jun 2 2016 - 8:18am

The Eagle Cafe is once again open for business!!  This Monday, bring your money for award-winning cupcakes and lemonade!  BRANDON CARROLL is raising funds for his EAGLE PROJECT.  He is in the WEHS Culinary program and his team won the cupcake championship this year - so, yes!  They are GOOD!  Please bring your money and enjoy the refreshments, all the while supporting Brandon and his project!  Cafe opens at 6:30pm

Norther Tier 2016: Want to go with us? 1 opening available for June canoe trip

Posted by JasonP on May 18 2016 - 9:31pm

Due to a scout dropping out of Northern Tier we have 1 open seat. Cost is $1450.00 and we need your response a.s.a.p. Dates are June 11 - June 22. Scouts need to be at least 14 and obtain Scoutmaster approval. Please contact Mr Palmer (214.499.5745 or jasonp@neomind.com) with quesitons or to sign-up.

Medical Forms Due Now!

Posted by christineeustice1 on May 12 2016 - 5:12pm
It is time to update, or turn in, the annual health and medical form for 2016.  These forms have to be turned in annually for any scout, crew member or adult leader that is active in the troop.  You can find the forms by clicking on this linkhttp://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/ahmr.aspx.  Click on the "All Scouting Events" for parts A and B only or the "Going to camp" for parts A, B, and C.  I have also attached the document to this message.

Last Chance Swim Test

Posted by christineeustice1 on May 6 2016 - 11:59am

This will be one of the last opportunities for a swim test before the May campout, Northern Tier and Camp Hale.

ALL ADULTS AND SCOUTS must take the swim test. This is not troop policy, it is BSA policy. Thanks for your understanding in this matter.

Scouts interested in staffing Circle 10 summer camps

Posted by christineeustice1 on May 4 2016 - 8:13am

Every Circle Ten Council Summer Camp has a long tradition of hiring the best and brightest Boy Scouts and Venturing Scouts to serve as Summer Camp Staffers.  We have paid positions at all three of our summer camps; all you have to do is apply.  In order to apply you must:

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