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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 (Tentative)     November

Laser Tag (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



Registration is Ongoing for LARP Weekend (Sep. 25-27) at the Proving Grounds. Registration Deadline is Monday. Sep 21, 2020

Posted on Sep 13 2020 - 3:48pm

The fun Live Action Role Playing (LARP) campout will be held at the Proving Grounds on September 25-27.

Please email your registration (form attached) to Mr. Moriarty (mike@bigmikesinspections.com) or you can give them to Mr. or Mrs. Neal at the in person meeting and it will be forwarded to Mr. Moriarty.

Re: Starting 9/1, In-person Pre Troop Meeting starts at 6:30 PM and Troop Meeting starts at 7 PM at South Park Scout Cabin

Posted on Aug 30 2020 - 2:13pm

As it gets dark earlier, Pre-troop meeting and Troop meeting have been moved half an hour earlier than the usual time. Scouts wanting to work on requirements during the Pre-troop meeting should come at 6:30 pm. Troop Meeting starting with announcements starts at 7. Please remember to bring your own flashlight.

Toby Roule Eagle Project- Sept 12

Posted on Aug 28 2020 - 11:20pm
When:Sept 12- 8 am to ~4 pm. (Rain date/potential second day: Saturday, September 19th, at the same times.)
Where: Jesus Fellowship Church (6151 Brush Run Rd, Bethel Park, PA 15102) and throughout Bethel Park

Reminder: Sign up Deadline for Extreme Makeover Campout (8-21 to 8-23, 2020) at the Proving Grounds is on Tuesday, 8-18-20

Posted on Aug 16 2020 - 8:36pm

Email the completed Registration form (form can be found on the event calendar on the website and was also attached to the email sent) to Mr. Moriarty or hand it to Mr. or Mrs. Neal at the meeting on Tuesday, 8-18 and we will submit the forms to Mr. Moriarty. 

Reminder: In-person Troop Meeting At South Park Scout Cabin, SPL and ASPL Elections on Tuesday, 8-18-20

Posted on Aug 16 2020 - 7:53pm

Troops 228 & 9228,

We will have an in-person meeting for scouting on Tuesday night at the South Park Scout Cabin. We are having SPL and ASPL Elections

Reminder: In Person Meeting At South Park Scout Cabin on Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Posted on Aug 9 2020 - 10:19pm

Troops 228 & 9228,

We will have an in-person meeting for scouting on Tuesday night at the South Park Scout Cabin.

 In Allegheny County, outdoor gatherings over 50 people are prohibited. 

Scout BSA Troop # 228 & Crew #228

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