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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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Summer Camp Medical Forms: New Information About Required Colorado Form

Posted on May 24 2018 - 2:00pm
We have updated information about the Colorado Immunization Form and a reminder about all the medical preparations for Summer Camp. See below. Once these forms are complete, please give the original forms to our medical coordinator, Mr. Paul Youngdale. He can be reached at youngdale3@gmail.com. For privacy, we recommend handing them to him personally (email is not secure). Mr. Youngdale will help us verify the completeness of your forms and make the copies we will take to Colorado . 
  • BSA Parts A, B and C (blank forms), the Scouts Annual Health and Medical Record, are required. If desired, see the FAQs about the AHMR. 
    • Part B (with signature area highlighted) - General Information/Health History. BDSR requires the medical signature on this page. It must be completed and signed within 90 days of camp (April 23 or later).
    • Part C (with signature area highlighted) - Physical examination. Requires medical signature and must have been completed within 12 months of camp. 
    • Check to see if Tetanus (DTaP, DT, Td or Tdap) is up to date. If the last tetanus vaccination occurred before July 23, 2008, get a new tetanus shot. 
  • Colorado Immunization Form (key areas highlighted): All youth attending Summer Camp in Colorado must have this form (blank form) completely filled out and signed as part of their medical form submission. 
    • Healthcare Provider Documentation Date: Date all shots were completed. Use your best guess. 
    • Lab Verification Date: Date vaccine was produced. You may not have this. If you do not, say "unknown."
    • Individual authorized to take the Scout from camp if different from the parent or guardian: Important! Please state "Any present leader." This is very important, as we do not want just one adult at camp authorized to take your scout off site in the event of an emergency. 
  • Medications that a scout takes to camp must be in the original packaging and must not have expired. Check to see if inhalers, etc. might be expiring before July 22 (when camp and return travel are over), and request replacements as needed.

 

PLC Data Uploaded

Posted on May 17 2018 - 9:32pm

This is your (scout) Webmaster.

Just letting you all know, I've updated the meeting activities until the end of the summer.

I tried uploading a start/stop/continue table for the family campout, but it didn't quite work out. Instead, the full PLC notes are in Files --> Youth Leadership --> PLC Notes --> PLC Notes - 5/15/18, or attached below.

Cody Poole's Eagle Court of Honor

Posted on May 13 2018 - 2:53pm

Troop 511 is invited to Cody Poole's Eagle Court of Honor, Saturday, June 2nd, 6 pm at the Frank Fickett Boy Scout Center, 12500 North IH 35. Light refreshments will be served.

Moses Horne- Eagle Project- April 28th!!

Posted on Apr 22 2018 - 9:26pm
Hey everyone!
 
This is Moses Horne, I'm holding my Eagle Project this Saturday, April 28, at Pioneer Farms. We will be constructing 15 benches for the campsite there, along with replacing warped planks on one of their picnic tables. I will provide breakfast and lunch, and the project should go from about 10:00 AM to the afternoon, depending on our numbers. If you can come, shoot me an email at mhorne368@gmail.com to let me know. Bring work gloves if you have them. Also, if anyone has cordless drills and is willing to donate them for the project, please let me know. It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much!

Mandatory Parent Meeting for Summer Camp 2018

Posted on Apr 13 2018 - 4:25am

On Tuesday, April 17, all parents with Scouts intending to go need to meet about Summer Camp 2018.

The meeting will happen during the troop meeting on Tuesday, April 17, at the church. We'll start at 7:15. Topics:

UT Merit Badge University Report

Posted on Apr 6 2018 - 4:57pm
The long-awaited report from the UT Merit Badge University has arrived! Mrs. Suarez has a copy of this report and is aiming to get this into Troopmaster before the April 10 meeting. (Thank her when you see her!)

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