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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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2021-2022 Activities

Wilderness Survival    September 

Webelos/Arrow of Light Weekend     October

LARP Campout      November

Laser Tag or Bowling      December

 Winter Campout     January

Klondike Derby   February

Shooting Sports Weekend    March

New Scout Campout     April 

Spring Educational Trip   May

Beaver Day (@Heritage) / Laurel Caverns    June

Summer Camp @ Heritage Reservation   July

Pittsburgh to DC Bike Trip    August




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



Surplus Wreaths

Posted on Nov 21 2021 - 11:16pm

There are surplus sprays from our fundraiser.  If you are interested in any of the following items, Mrs. Schmidt will be bringing them to Tuesday's meeting.  You must pay at time of pick up with cash or check made out to Troop #228. If you want to claim an item before Tuesday night, please email marionschmidt3@gmail.com ahead of time so it does not get claimed by another. Your scout will receive the profit from these sales. 

Tuesday the 16th: Thanks “GIVING” MEETING

Posted on Nov 15 2021 - 1:21am

 Tuesday the 16th: Thanks “GIVINGMEETING

Wreaths Are Ready To be Picked Up on Tuesday, 11-16-21

Posted on Nov 15 2021 - 1:21am

To those who sold wreaths for fundraising:

The wreaths have arrived and Mrs. Schmidt are bringing them to the meeting on Tuesday, 11-16-21. Please plan on picking them up from Mrs. Schmidt at the meeting.

Vidhisha Chahande's Eagle Project

Posted on Nov 15 2021 - 1:20am

Hello Troop 228 and 9228,

This is Vidhisha Chahande and I'm planning on having my Eagle Project on Saturday, November 20th. Here's some info:

Halloween Party - Costume Contest on 10-26-2021 Troop Meeting

Posted on Oct 24 2021 - 7:36pm

 Tuesday's Meeting  10/26/21

 We are having our Halloween party/Costume contest.

 Come in costume- No fake weapons, and scout appropriate costumes.

Bounty at Boyce on Saturday, November 6 - Service Hours Opportunity

Posted on Oct 24 2021 - 7:34pm

The "Bounty" is back for 2021, and we're looking forward to having Troops 228/9228 assist us with the S'more station of this year's event!  The event runs from 11 PM until 4 PM on Saturday, November 6. 

Scout BSA Troop # 228 & Crew #228

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