Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 993!

Boy Scout Troop 993 is part of the Sam Houston Area Council, Mustang District, in West Houston sponsored by Ashford United Methodist Church. Troop 993 is a boy-led troop that is mentored and supervised by adult volunteer leaders. Parents are a very integral part of our troop program. It is through their participation as ASMs and Troop Committee members that we can provide a safe, interesting and varied program. Boys ages 11 - 17 are invited to join our troop. We meet every Monday evening at 7:30 PM at the Scout building behind the Church located at 2201 S. Dairy Ashford Rd, between Westheimer & Whitington.

Regular Meeting - March 2nd

Posted on Mar 1 2015 - 7:30pm

Regular meeting this Monday - March 2nd starting at 7:30.  New scouts parent meeting will start after the flag ceremony - at 7:45.  ASM/PLC Meeting is on Monday March 9th after the New Scout Campout.

John Henry Donnelly  will lead First Class Emphasis that starts at 7:00 pm.  The focus will be Leave No Trace.

ALL SCOUTS THAT ATTENDED BROSIG IRON CHEF CAMPOUT -  PLEASE BRING RECEIPTS FOR ANY FOOD YOU BOUGHT AND GIVE THEM TO ASM JOHN DONNELLY!  Mid-adventure scouts attending the CIMA Campout in March - please bring a check for $65 and give it to Trey Petrie to pay for Philmont food. Any scouts that have not turned in Scout Fair Coupon sales - please bring them to Tom Stark.

New Scout Parent Meetings and Campout

Posted on Mar 1 2015 - 7:29pm

There is another new scouts parent meeting during the regular scout meeting on March 2nd starting at 7:45.  All new parents that have not attended a session yet or that have more questions about the New Scout Campout should plan to attend.

Attached please find the New Scout Campout Information Sheet and Permission Slip.  Please fill out and bring the Permission Form to the meeting on Monday, March 2nd.

March Campout - Rancho Cima - Hike and Shoot

Posted on Mar 1 2015 - 7:29pm

The March Troop campout is March 27 - 29 at Rancho Cima.  This campout features hiking and shooting.

Mid-adventure group is planning a meal based on food from the Philmont Commissary.  Last call for all Mid-adventure scouts to let Trey Petrie (treypetrie@sbcglobal.net) know ASAP if you plan to attend this campout so he can get an accurate headcount for purchasing these meals.  If you are coming - please bring a check for $65 to the Regular Meeting on Monday, March 2nd.

More details on this campout to follow soon.

Scout Fair Coupon Sales

Posted on Mar 1 2015 - 7:28pm

There are a few more scouts that need to turn in Coupon books/money.  Please bring to the Regular Meeting on March 2nd and give to Tom Stark.  Please contact Kelli Stark at kelli.stark1@gmail.com if you are unable to attend the meeting.

Nicolas Ovalle($300), Ernest Amatosero($450), Patrick Biddle($300) and Joe Henderson($200).

Great job to all scouts that stepped up to sell and to Kelli Stark for coordinating!!

February Campout - Camp Brosig "Iron Chef"

Posted on Mar 1 2015 - 6:53pm

Camp Brosig campers braved some rain and chilly temperatures - but that did not deter the competition.  Here are the Iron Chef contestants and results:

Patrol 1:  Patrick Frain, John Henry Donnelly, Andrew Welsch and Tyler Huff.  Menu:  Salad with green tomatoes, Chicken Parmesian & Chocolate/Rasberry cobbler with green tomatoes.  Winner:  Appetizer (salad).

Patrol 2:  Oskar Oberg, Callum Gillespie, Jonny LaBorde and Jackson Dove.  Menu:  Iceberg Salad with salmon and cherry tomatoes, Texas Caviar and Tomato cake (vanilla mix with white frosting).  Winner:  Entrée (Texas Caviar).

Patrol 3:  Kentaro Matsunaga, Rohith Raman and Alex Zavala.  Menu:  Grilled sandwiches with ham, cheese, spinach and red/green pepers.  Congeniality Award.

Patrol 4:  ASMs John Donnelly and Glenn Welsch.  Menu:  Bruscheta (renamed "Brochueta" in honor of the Scout Master), Home Made Marinara Sauce with pasta/cheese, Tomato spice cake with white frosting.  Winner:  Dessert and Overall Best.

Please check out the Photo Albums to see the teams with their dishes.

Special thanks to Scoop Carlile who came out on Saturday to set up and help teach the Orienteering Course.

Please bring all food receipts on Monday - please turn them in to Mr. Donnelly for reimbursement.

Texas Skies District Merit Badge Fair

Posted on Mar 1 2015 - 6:32pm

Here is a good Merit Badge Fair on March 21st in Katy.  See details attached.

Online Registration begins 8 am February 20, 2015 on www.inteliscout.com

Online Registration closes March 18.

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