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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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. 

Scouting Olympics Camporee Mar. 4-6

Posted on Feb 1 2016 - 11:44am

Who will go home with the gold, silver, and bronze medals and the Armadillo District Spirit and Skills awards? Troops should invite Webelos Scouts to attend Camporee with you. There will be Webelos-oriented events.  We ask that each Troop host an event on Sat. morning. All Troops coming to Camporee should have an adult attend Roundtable on Feb 11. You'll get more information and have the chance to sign up for your hosted events and for your Olympic country. Cost is $15 per Scout and Scouter and $25 for volunteers. (Volunteer cost includes meals!) Registration will open soon at bsacac.org.

Sign up open for Summer Camp

Posted on Jan 26 2016 - 8:18pm

Signup for summer camp (June 13-19) is now open: http://www.troop511austin.org/node/1812

Scout cost will be about $300, adults are $145.  Sign up now on the calendar; you will be contacted closer to the time of the campout about paying and filling out relevant forms.

NRA Range Safety Officer Training: March 19th 8:30am - 6:30pm

Posted on Jan 21 2016 - 10:14am

If you want to take your troop or crew shooting, you must have an NRA Range Safety Officer present at the range, in addition to an NRA Instructor. This 9 hour course consists of Range Safety Officer’s roles and responsibilities, range standard operating procedures, range inspection and range rules, firearm stoppages and malfunctions, and Range Safety Briefings which include emergency procedures. You must be 21 years old to take this course.  In addition to the course fee of $60.00, upon completion of the course, you will need to register with the NRA to become certified.  There will be a $30 - $50 NRA  fee depending on your membership status.

Microsoft Store Merit Badge Classes

Posted on Jan 19 2016 - 12:09pm

Registration for January-February-March merit badge classes at The Microsoft Store will open this Thursday, January 21, 2016, at 7pm.

CLICK HERE to see the schedule and find links to register for each class.

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