Troop 80 has been continuously sponsored as a Boy Scout Troop in Amarillo, TX since 1955 and currently holds the honor of a “55 Year” Troop. We will soon hold the prestigous honor of a “60 Year” Troop. Troop 80 has produced 312 Eagle Scouts!.
Fun, Advancement, and Adventure
There is an effort to have a balanced program, providing fun, advancement and adventure (11+ trips a year) for the scouts. Safety and security are paramount on our camps. Part of our program includes year round training in swimming. We also have an extensive pogram for our older Scouts .
Troop 80 is also recognized each year by the Golden Spread Council (http://www NULL.goldenspread NULL.org)for earning the National Camping Award (http://www NULL.boyscouttrail NULL.com/content/Award/ShowAward NULL.asp?DocID=874). Our Troop has claimed victory at many of the local competitions with other Troops in the Golden Eagle District (http://www NULL.goldenspread NULL.org/GoldenEagle/GoldenEagle NULL.htm) and Golden Spread Council. The Troop is annually recognized by the Boy Scouts of America as a National Quality Unit (http://www NULL.scouting NULL.org/filestore/pdf/14-190-08 NULL.pdf). Our Troop was 50 years old in 2005. The 50th was held over Labor Day Weekend 2005. Anniversary Reunion
What Our Program Is About
Troop 80′s program strives to follow the principles and ideas laid out in the Boy Scout handbook. The Troop strives to instill the values found in the Scout Oath, Law, Motto and Slogan in all our youth. Troop 80 meets at the Jack Bryant Scout Center which also houses the Fred Poppe Museum. It is located at 1615 Bellaire, Amarillo, TX 79106.
Where And When We Meet
Troop 80 meets on Tuesday nights between 7:00 and 9:00.
The Scoutmaster of Troop 80 is Dr. Steve Banks (jsbanksdental null@null hotmail NULL.com?Subject=Contact the Scoutmaster). He earned his Eagle Scout rank in Troop 80.
Feel free to stop by and visit during any meeting.
Our mailing address is PO Box 51 Amarillo, TX 79105.
Look at the map below for our location.
If you would like more information about Troop 80, please send an email to the scoutmaster. (jsbanksdental null@null hotmail NULL.com?Subject=Troop 80 Information Please!)
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