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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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2019-2020 Activities

Survival Weekend    September 

Webelos/Arrow of Light Weekend     October

COPE      November

Laser Tag     December

Ski Trip (Timberline) and Winter Campout    January

Klondike Derby    February

Shooting Sports weekend   March

Seabase Scuba Trip April  

New Scout Campout April 

Spring Trip and Intro to Backpacking   May

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



2019 Troop Apparel Sale

Posted on Oct 18 2019 - 9:54am

Dear Scouts and Parents,


Please find attached the 2019 Troop Apparel Sale Order Form.  Please note that the Order Forms and Payment are due by the November 5th Troop Meeting.  Checks are to be made payable to SEBD.  This sale’s apparel will be utilizing the updated logo just like the summer camp t-shirts have

Pumpkin Carving on Tuesday, 10-15-2019, BRING YOUR OWN PUMPKIN

Posted on Oct 13 2019 - 7:43pm

Dear Scouts,


For our meeting on Tuesday, 10-15-2019, we are going to carve pumpkins. Please remember to BRING YOUR OWN PUMPKIN (medium size). You may bring carving tools and cutouts or research patterns for your pumpkin.

Personal Fitness MB Class taught by Mr. Manfredo starts on Tuesday (10-15) at 7 PM

Posted on Oct 13 2019 - 7:42pm

Mr. Manfredo is teaching Personal Fitness Merit Badge for the next 3 Tuesdays (October 15, 22, and 29) 7-7:30 PM at CUMC Youth Center (right beofre our regular meeting). Those who are interested need to bring a signed blue card, a pen, and the the Personal Fitness Merit Badge Workbook.

Wreath Fundraiser

Posted on Oct 7 2019 - 10:05am

The wreath fundraiser is underway now.  Please see Marion Schmidt or Diane Altland if you have any questions or would like a packet to sell.  The wreaths are delivered to the Troop the week before Thanksgiving (November 18-22) and we will sort and arrange a pick-up date for wreaths during that week TBD.  You can also purchase and have them shipped to an address outside of our area (there is a different form and price for this option).  Scouts make $5-$8 per item depending on the type and delivery option.  Please see email for additonal information.  Orders are DUE OCTOBER 22nd at the Troop meeting.  

Troop 228 and 9228 Fundraiser at BJs Restaurant on Monday, September 9 from 11 AM to 11 PM

Posted on Sep 8 2019 - 11:49pm

This Monday, Sept 9th   eat out or order take out at

BJ's restaurant 

Popcorn Sale is Underway

Posted on Sep 8 2019 - 11:48pm

It's popcorn time again. My name is Jennifer Hinderliter, and I am the new POPCORN KERNEL for our Troops. I have  attached the troop's Popcorn Info sheet. The order forms and instructions (if  you choose)  for on-line selling will be handed out at tomorrow's meeting and will have a lot of information with them. If you have any questions after reading the materials or during the sale, please DON'T HESITATE to CALL or text me at (215) 534-0530 or email me: boles.jenniferanne@gmail.com.

Scout BSA Troop # 228 & Crew #228

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