High Adventure Scouting
Scouting provides many opportunities for young men ages 11 through 17 to help plan and participate in rugged outdoor adventures. From day hikes to camporees and summer camp, the troop plans activities that match the interests and abilities of the
Young people need to serve. The level of community service is a good indication of the health of any society. Scouting has, from its inception, been deeply rooted in the concept of doing for others. “Do a Good Turn Daily”
The thrill of our High Adventure Bases runs far and wide across America, and nobody in the world is better at sharing those experiences than the Scouts. Nobody. Nobody offers more exhilarating or a wider variety of high adventure for
- Great job, Michael Williamson, leading the Winter Court of Honor! One of the great things that Scouts offers is a chance to overcome the #1 fear of most humans… SPEAKING IN PUBLIC! It’s a real pleasure for everyone to seeRead More »
- Good times this year camping in the great Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge near Lawton, OK. I’d only heard about how “awesome” it is. I saw the scuffed boots, chapped skin and ripped shorts that come from its rugged trails. HeardRead More »
- “A fisherman does not bait his hook with food he likes. He uses food the fish likes. So with boys.” – Baden Powell Sometimes, as an adult Scouter, I cringe at the choices made by the grubmasters. A Pop-Tart breakfastRead More »
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Regularly Scheduled Meetings Troop Meeting Where: Lovers Lane United Methodist Church (LLUMC) 9200 Inwood Rd, Dallas, TX 75220 When: Weekly, Sundays 3:00pm – 4:30pm Who: All Scouts, guests of Scouts. Led by Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) and Assistant SeniorRead more
Troop 718 camp outs are the best. My favorite was the two day canoe trip down the Brazos River. Proof that the destination isn't the goal, it's the time spent getting there!
Working toward Eagle
Troop 718 gives everyone the opportunity to make it to the ultimate goal of becoming an Eagle Scout! I love the tradition of success in this Troop.