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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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.

Funeral service

Posted on Jan 16 2016 - 12:24pm

Hello, after the Eagle court of Honor, there is going to be a funeral service for Mr. Hitt, who asked that our troop do the flag ceremony. I need some more people to help out with that, so please send me an email (david@easterj.com) if you can go.

Shrove Tuesday - February 9th 5pm to 8pm

Posted on Jan 14 2016 - 10:19am

The Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner is an opportunity to give back to St. Matthews for all they give to Scouts.  At Shrove Tuesday, we help the church serve dinner to the parishioners.  You will earn service hours and a pancake dinner for helping out.  The event is divided into two shifts:  early shift (5:00pm - 6:40pm) and late shift (6:20pm - 8:00pm).  There is an overlap to ensure coverage at the bussiest time.  Please sign up on the troop calendar for for one or the other.  Please check the attendee list and sign up for the shift with the fewest scouts.

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