Welcome to the BSA Troop 840 Website!


We hope you enjoy your visit to our Troop 840 web site.  IF you are a VISITOR or a NEW Scout/parent, CLICK HERE for a web page that will help you get started. If you need additional information beyond that provided, please click on our Contact Us page to send us your inquiry! 

If you are part of Troop 840, and you can't remember how to sign in, send an e-mail to our Troop Webmasters, webmasters@troop840.org. (Note that "webmasterS" is plural!)

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Training REQUIRED for EVERYONE after YPT ....

Posted on Feb 13 2016 - 2:11pm

ATTENTION T840 Adult Leaders. So, you have taken Youth Protection Training (YPT) — NOW WHAT???? That depends — are you a Committee Member or an Assistant Scoutmaster? All online training is now on my.scouting.org (not on myscouting.org any longer). Once you have taken YPT, you need to go to the Training Center. Then take the following (mostly) online course(s): 

Five Trails District MB College ... !!

Posted on Feb 10 2016 - 5:56pm

It is NOT announced yet, but for your planning purposes, you may want to plan for the Five Trails District MB College on April 2, 2016, at Plymouth Park United Methodist Church (PPUMC) in Irving. It will be conceptually similar to the MB College we had last September (different MBs, potentially) but in a different location. Watch this space for registration information ... !! 

Welcome Webelos (and Other) Visitors!

Posted on Jan 20 2016 - 11:25am

We are happy you are visiting Troop 840 and hope you will decide to join us. To protect Scouts' privacy, many of our web pages require a login ID and password. To accommodate visitors and new members of T840, we have put together a special set of web pages that are public. Click here to see these pages. In addition, we have put our NEW Scout enrollment forms online here in PDF format in case you want to print them yourself. Note that this does NOT include the BSA Youth Application nor the BSA Adult Leader Application; those are multi-part forms that you may picks up at any Troop 840 meeting.  

NEW Boy Scout Rank Requirements

Posted on Jan 20 2016 - 11:25am

NEW Boy Scout rank requirements are official as of Jan. 1, 2016. Scouts who joined the Boy Scouts (e.g., after crossing over from Webelos) on or after Jan. 1, 2016, MUST follow the rank requirements as printed in the new Boy Scout Handbook or in the current year’s Boy Scout Requirements book. Effective Jan. 1, 2016, Scout is now a rank (it was only a badge before) and the patch has changed colors. 

Electronics MB at National Scouting Museum on April 2

Posted on Jan 7 2016 - 4:46pm

On April 2nd, a MB Counselor will be running an Electronics MB workshop at the National Scouting Museum. To watch for more information about this event, see this link: http://bsamuseum.org/Programs-Events/Calendar. Note that this MB is not yet posted, but the MB Counselor has alerted us. For your planning purposes, Five Trails District is planning a Spring MB College at Plymouth Park United Methodist Church (PPUMC) that same day; you cannot attend both -- you have to pick one or the other. 

Radio MB at National Scouting Museum Feb. 6

Posted on Jan 7 2016 - 4:40pm

On February 6th at the National Scouting Museum in Irving, a MB Counselor will be conducting an all-day Radio Merit Badge workshop.  For more information, and to register, see this link: http://bsamuseum.org/Programs-Events/Calendar/February-2016/Radio-Merit-Badge.

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