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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Earn the Take Care of Texas Pin and Patch

Posted on Feb 10 2016 - 6:26pm

Click here to learn more:  Take Care of Texas Scouts.

The Take Care of Texas Award recognizes Scouts who are doing their part to conserve water and energy, keep our air and water clean, and reduce waste. The Award shows a commitment to both learning and educating others on how we can keep our state great.

Celebrate Scout Sunday at St. Matthews, and Give Thanks to Our Scouting Sponsors!

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 5:58pm

Troop 511, along with Pack 511 will celebrate Scout Sunday at St. Matthews Episcopal Church this Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the 10:30 a.m. service. This is a great opportunity to meet St. Matthews parishioners and thank them for giving us our Scouting home. It is also part of the annual February celebration that marks BSA's 106th Anniversary.

Come Join Troop 511 at Report to State/Scout Parade!

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 5:02pm

Come help celebrate the BSA's 106th Anniversary, see other Scout troops and packs in action, and march in the annual Scout Parade this Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Troop 511 and Pack 511 will be accompanied this year by several antique US Army vehicles, including at least one "deuce-and-a-half," 2.5 ton truck and a Willys Jeep. Seating is limited, but some Scouts may get to ride. The parade will proceed north from the Congress Ave. bridge, all the way to the State Capitol. The parade begins at 9 a.m.

Colorado River 50-Mile Adventure - March 12-15

Posted on Feb 3 2016 - 8:29am

There is still room on the Colorado River trip over the first part of Spring Break.  The trip is a 50 mile canoe trek down the longest river in Texas. We will be navigating obstacles, sleeping under the stars, and seeing the river as you've never seen it before!

Wood Badge Training

Posted on Feb 1 2016 - 11:46am

There are still openings in THE ultimate adult leader training program in Scouting. Wood Badge is a fun experience that shares leading edge leadership skills and activities designed to make you a more effective leader, whatever your Scouting position. Spring course is February 25-27 and March 10-12.

OA Challenge at Camporee

Posted on Feb 1 2016 - 11:45am

The Armadillo Chapter of the Order of the Arrow will host an OA Challenge at Camporee Mar. 4-6. If you are an Arrowman and will attend Camporee with your Troop, the Chapter needs your help. It's only an hour of your time at Camporee and you'll have fun meeting and working with your fellow Arrowmen. 

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