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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



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. 

Troop 228 and 9228 In Person Meeting on Tuesday Aug. 4, 2020 at the Scout Cabin in South Park

Posted on Aug 2 2020 - 10:35pm

Troops 228 & 9228,


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


Reminder: New Scout Campout, July 10-12, 2020 at The Proving Grounds, Sign up Deadline is Tuesday, July 7

Posted on Jul 5 2020 - 4:28pm

What: New Scout Weekend Campout- COVID-19 Version

When: July 10-12, 2020

  • Scouts need to be dropped off to camp by their parent/guardian. Arrive by 4 pm on Friday but no later than 6 pm.
  • Temperature of each camper (adults and youth) will be taken before they can be signed in. See Guidelines attached for more details.
  • Waivers need to be signed.

Where: Proving Grounds

2020 Summer Camp at Heritage is Cancelled

Posted on May 24 2020 - 9:08pm

Please see the notice below from LHC about the council's decision to suspend summer camp.

Virtual Campout on May 16-17

Posted on May 10 2020 - 11:37pm

Hello all!

 With the current situation preventing us from meeting in person, we are hosting a virtual camp out for our troop May 16-17. We will start at 6 pm on Saturday and end around 5 pm on Sunday. More details will be sent out closer to the date, including the final schedule and meeting links, but here is some basic information to help you plan.

Rank Advancement Opportunities with the Troop Leaders Online

Posted on Apr 16 2020 - 1:56pm

We have several time slots available for scouts to work with adult leadership on advancement. Please register your scout if he or she is looking to get their advancement signed off on with adults. Also, there are open slots for adults as well. See below sign up link. Let me know if you have any questions.

Scout BSA Troop # 228 & Crew #228

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