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Scout BSA Troop 228

Scout BSA Troop 9228

Venture Crew 228


(Girls and Boys) 

Serving: Bethel Park, Upper Saint Clair,  Mt. Lebanon, Peters Township, SouthPointe, Southhills of Pittsburgh and  anyone(Girls & Boys) who love Outdoor  High Adventure


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2020-2021 Activities

LARP Weekend    September 

Webelos/Arrow of Light Weekend     October

Troop Campout      November

Laser Tag or Bowling (Tentative)     December

 Winter Campout (Tentative)    January

Klondike Derby  (Tentative)   February

Shooting Sports weekend (Tentative)   March

New Scout Campout (Tentative) April 

Spring Trip and Intro to Backpacking (Tentative)  May

Philmont      June

Heritage Reservation   July






https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXwHwfry1bs Link to video of the 2016 trip to Philmont

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWeKhCMhqf8   Link to video of the 2014 Pittsburgh to DC Bike trip

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMIwJUF0Dyc   Link to slideshow of 2015 high adventure trips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMIwJUF0Dyc  Link to Video of 2014 trip to Philmont

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01DPMxU6fWc  Link to video of the start of the Wilderness Survival Campout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7SRNTflU1o  Link to Video of Dive at Gilbowa Quarry



Troop Canoe Trip in August

Posted on Jun 27 2021 - 9:37pm

Troop 228/9228,

 We have an opportunity for a CANOE TRIP on the Allegheny River! The trip is 3 days, with an option to extend to 6 days if there is enough interest. 

Eagle Court of Honor for Nathan Rooney, Toby Roule, and Ethan Sherman

Posted on Jun 4 2021 - 3:58pm

The Roule, Sherman and Rooney Families

Cordially invite you to attend

Sam Perry's Eagle Project on Saturday June 5 at 1:30 to 4 PM

Posted on Jun 3 2021 - 5:56pm

Please consider helping out your fellow scout Sam Perry in doing his Eagle Project on Saturday, June 5 from 1:30 to about 4:00 PM. It is also a good opportunity to earn service hours for your rank advancement.

Swim Test Offered on 5-16-2021 and 5-21-2021

Posted on May 13 2021 - 8:15pm

ADULTS and SCOUTS! Please pick one of these dates to take the Swim Test so that the Troop won't have to wait in line at Heritage. It is also needed for the rafting trip in June, the 3- or 5-day Canoe trip in August, and any other water-based activity the troop does this summer. ADULTS and SCOUTS need this! 

Youth Leadership Elections on Tuesday, 5/11/2021

Posted on May 9 2021 - 11:58pm

Please make sure to attend our troop meeting this Tuesday, 5/11/2021 at the South Park Fairgrounds Building 4 as we are holding our elections. It is important that the majority of the troop be present for the elections. We are electing the next Senior Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leaders, and Patrol Leaders. Scouts who are running for these positions, please be prepared to give your speech in front of the troop and/or your patrol.

Troop Meeting on Tuesday, 5/4/21 is Virtual via Zoom

Posted on May 2 2021 - 10:33am

Please take note that we are not meeting in person on Tuesday, 5/4/21. We are having a Zoom meeting instead. Please check below for the link. See you via Zoom on Tuesday!!!

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