About Us

Troop 412 is located in the Elm Fork District of Circle Ten Council. Scoutmaster: Pat Elko Contact Information:pjelko@gmail.com

Troop Committee Chair: Leslie Cooke. Contact Information: lesliecooke@hotmail.com

TROOP MEETING LOCATION St. Monica Family Center (upper lounge), 9933 Midway Road (at Walnut Hill),·Dallas, Texas 75220 Map. TROOP MEETING DAY AND TIME Mondays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

MONTHLY ACTIVITIES In addition to troop meetings, monthly activities are usually held. These include camping trips, field trips, and service projects.

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS Each boy joining Troop 412 must complete the following: * Boy Scout Application * Personal Health and Medical Record * Payment of registration fee

REGISTRATION FEES An annual troop registration fee of $150.00 per Scout is due each year. No boy will be denied admission to the troop due to an inability to pay the registration fee. If such a situation exists, please contact the Troop Committee Chairperson.

UNIFORMS Boys and adult leaders are expected to wear the full Scout uniform, or an approved alternate, to all troop activities. Class B - The troop T-Shirt is an approved alternate to the full uniform, but is only worn during camping trips, service projects, and other times as announced by the Scoutmaster. In all cases, the boys must be neat in appearance. Shirt tails must be tucked in, unless otherwise approved.

EQUIPMENT In addition to a uniform, each new Scout will need to purchase a copy of the Boy Scout Handbook. Prior to going on his first campout, he will also need: * Lightweight, synthetic-filled, mummy style sleeping bay, 30º or lower rating * Closed-cell foam sleeping pad * Backpack * Poncho or rain jacket/pants During campouts, the troop provides tents, cooking utensils, chuck boxes, and other items needed by the patrols.

PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT There are many ways that parents can be involved with the troop, including serving as Assistant Scoutmasters, Troop Committee Members, and Merit Badge Counselors. Please contact the Scoutmaster or Troop Committee Chairperson for more information.

QUESTIONS If you have any questions, please contact the troop at troop412@gmail.com