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Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 511's web site.  Boy Scout Troop 511 in Austin TX is sponsored by St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, and was founded in 1972. It is one of the larger troops in Central Texas and during its existence has produced more than 125 Eagle Scouts. Feel free to look around our site and by all means shoot us an email to learn more about the exciting world of Scouting at Troop 511.

If you're interested in our troop, we encourage you to come visit us at one of our meetings.  We meet every Tuesday at 7:00 in Huffman Hall on the St. Matthews campus.  We love to have guests any time.  Some meetings are more interesting for visitors to come to, so feel free to send us email if you're wondering which night would be best for you to come and check out out Troop 511.

 

  

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Eagle - Year End Dates

Posted on Nov 11 2016 - 3:22pm

Below are the end of year dates related to Eagle advancement:

Nov 15: Last day to submit Eagle credentials (completed and signed Eagle application plus life statement) to Ms.Smeaton at the Fickett Center in order to be considered for an Eagle Board of Review in 2016.

Nov 15: Last day to submit Eagle service project proposals to the Advancement Chair (Gary Rutenberg) to ensure 2016 review. Please note that you should allow 45 days to process ANY Eagle Scout project proposal. Eagle Scout candidates who are about to turn 18 and submit projects with less than 45 days before they age out risk not being able to complete this requirement.

Dec 6: Last day to request a 2016 Eagle Board of Review. Requests for Boards after this date may not be considered until 2017. Eagle class of 2016 Boards must be successfully completed on or before Dec 31, 2016.

Jan 13, 2017: Last day to submit 2016 Eagle credentials to be included for next year's Eagle recognition ceremony and to be included on the 2016 name plaques outside of the Fickett Center.

10/30/16 "Trunk" or Treat at St Matthews 9:00-10:15AM

Posted on Oct 27 2016 - 10:27am

Contact Mrs Blount (barbara@texasblounts.com or 296-2746) if you want to help provide game/treats for St Matthew's little tikes.

The little ones will go from station to station to play a game/get prizes.

St Matthew's Work Day

Posted on Oct 27 2016 - 10:20am

10/29/16 8AM - 2PM report to Huffman Hall

Come help clean up St Matthew's outside - great way to earn service hours!!
Sign up on calendar because food is provided.
No need to stay the whole time - but please put your expected hours in the notes section when you sign up so we have enough food

So far, the following Scouts are helping out: Blount, Boone, Finos, Lark Miller, Stanley, Szanislo

If you want to earn service hours let Mrs. Blount know and join us!!

Greenery Orders due to Mrs. Blount by 11/1/2016

Posted on Oct 27 2016 - 10:17am

Christmas Greenery orders due to Mrs Blount by 11/1/2016.

We've sold $2,820 so far this year!
Last year we sold $2,645 - so we've already surpassed that
GREAT JOB, SCOUTS!!

If your Scout isn't selling greenery, please consider making an order thru our troop website:

http://sffsalestrack.com/BSAtroop511/StMatthews

Sign Up for Winter Camp at Lost Pines

Posted on Oct 13 2016 - 9:52pm

Come to Winter Camp at Lost Pines for a chance to work on a LOT of Eagle required merit badges.

December 26 - 30

Sign up on the Troop website now as the first payment of $100 is due at the end of October.

Troop Elections are Tuesday, October 4th

Posted on Sep 28 2016 - 10:47am

We will hold our twice annual troop elections at the Tuesday meeting on October 4th.  Scouts will elect new troop leadership including SPL, ASPL, PL etc.  If you plan to run for a leadership position, please think about how you will benefit your troop or patrol and be prepared to let your fellow scouts know.  All scouts should make their best effort to attend this meeting. The newly elected leadership will assume their positions at the October 25th CoH.

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