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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



No in-person meeting on Tuesday, December 1st. We will have a Virtual Troop Meeting via Zoom

Posted on Nov 29 2020 - 7:01pm

Due to increase in COVID 19 cases and several school districts in the South Hills area are having a full remote instruction 11/30 to 12/4 the leadership decided to have a virtual meeting this Tuesday, 12/1. The virtual troop meeting will be via Zoom and the link will be emailed on Monday. However, adult leaders who need to turn in paperowrk (PA clearances) for rechartering, please bring your papers to the Neal residence. It is imperative that Mr. Neal has paper copies of your clearances by December 7 so that we can recharter as a troop. In case you can't make it to the Neal residence, please email Mr. Neal (blneal@verizon.net) to make arrangements with him to turn in your clearances.

Meeting on Tuesday, 11-24-2020 will be at South Park Fairgrounds Building 4 on Brownsville Road

Posted on Nov 22 2020 - 10:40pm

Please take note of the change of venue for this Tuesday's meetings. Pre-troop and troop meeting will be held at South Park Fairgrounds Building 4.

Nathan's Rooney's Eagle Project is On November 14, 2020

Posted on Nov 9 2020 - 1:09am

Please come and help out with Nathan Rooney's Eagle Project on Saturday.

Date and Time: November 14th 8am-4pm, or until the work is done

First Location: Intersection of the Montour Trail and Brush Run Road Bethel Park

Reminder: Resume In Person Meeting at CUMC South Parking Lot

Posted on Nov 1 2020 - 12:49pm

Just a friendly reminder that we are resuming pre-troop and troop meetings at the church parking lot starting Tuesday November 1st. As of Sunday,  there is no rain in the forecast but expect the typical November temperature. Please dress warmly over your Class A. Face covering will be worn and social distancing will be observed at all times.

Reminder: No IN person Troop Meeting on Tuesday, 10-27. There will be Zoom Troop Meeting for 15 Min followed by Patrol Meetings

Posted on Oct 25 2020 - 1:25pm

Please be advised that there will be no In-Person Pre-troop and Troop meetings this Tuesday, 10-27. We will have a Zoom Troop Meeting for 15  min at 7 PM then we will break off into patrols to have virtual patrol meetings. Your patrol leaders have been instructed to contact you for the virtual patrol meetings.

Popcorn and Wreath Money collection on Tuesday, 10-27 (6-7 PM), by Mrs. Hinderliter and Mrs. Schmidt at CUMC South Parking Lot

Posted on Oct 25 2020 - 1:17pm

Hi Everyone,

 The monies from popcorn and wreaths are due this week.

 Mrs. Schmidt and I will be in the parking lot of the front of the church this Tuesday, October 27, from 6-7PM, to collect money from anyone that sold popcorn wagon sales and wreaths.

Scout BSA Troop # 228 & Crew #228

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