Welcome to Troop 842!!

We are BSA Troop 842 in Coppell, Texas
chartered by the Friends of Coppell Scouting (FOCS) in Coppell.

Meetings are held
every Tuesday at 7:00 pm
at 425 S. Heartz Road
at the Ministry Center of the
First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Coppell. 

You are welcome to visit and learn more about us.

Our Scoutmaster can be contacted at scoutmaster@troop842.com

Once members are logged-in, they will see details related to Troop announcements and upcoming events. 

Any questions about this website can be sent to: communications@troop842.com.




Volunteer Opportunity

Posted on Feb 5 2023 - 9:09pm

** A few more last minute volunteer spots spots have opened up! Please help us out. 


The Coppell Lions Club has asked for Scout Volunteers to work at their annual Pancake Breakfast at the First United Methodist Church, Saturday, February 11, 8-12. We will break it into 2 shifts: 8am-10am and 10am-noon. Work one or both shifts. One parent must be present per shift. Scouts will be asked to greet, run the drink table, and then help clean up after the event. Please fill out the Community Service Hours Approval form, found here and have it signed by Mr. Crawford at a scout meeting BEFORE the event. 

LOCK-IN: Group Dynamix

Posted on Feb 5 2023 - 9:07pm
Please note: Every scout participating must have a waiver on file. Please complete before bringing your scout to the lock-in: www.groupdynamix.com/waiver

1100 Venture Ct #120, Carrollton, TX 75006
Feb 11, 9pm-7am

Join us for an overnight lock-in at the Group Dynamix facility in Carrolton. Everyone will need to wear close-toed shoes to participate in the activities. Pizza will be served midnight to keep the party fueled until the morning. Deadline to register is January 31. We have to pay our deposit and need a firm number at that time.
Activities include:

- High Ropes Course
- Zip Lines
- Coconut climbing trees (3 difficulty levels)
- Blacklight Dodge Ball
- Archery Tag
- Gaga Ball and 9 Square
- Ping Pong, Foosball
- Giant jumping pillow
- Huge Teen Friendly Inflatables 

Backpacking Campout: Mineral Wells

Posted on Jan 6 2023 - 1:56pm

Sign up is now open! Join us for a Backpacking Campout, January 14-15. Since it's a holiday weekend, we are going to leave Saturday morning for Mineral Wells State Park. Once we arrive, we will hike in to our camp site. We will arrive home later on Sunday afternoon. watch for emails and texts from your scouts on exact arrival home. 

Northern Tier 2024 Sign Up

Posted on Jan 6 2023 - 1:55pm

If interested, we will have a short intro meeting before the scout meeting at 6:30pm on January 17.

We are pleased to announce that we will be fielding a crew for Northern Tier high adventure outing in Summer 2024. This is an opportunity for your Scout (and qualified adults) to put their Scouting skills to the test and experience some incredibly unique adventures. Our Northern Tier outing will focus on paddling the remote wilderness at the US-Canadian border.

Summer Camp - SAVE THE DATE

Posted on Dec 15 2022 - 10:44am


We are happy to announce Summer Camp for 2023 will be at Camp Cris Dobbins in Colorado, June 10-17. June 10 will be a travel date on the charter bus. It is located between Denver and Colorado Springs. It's always a favorite camp of Troop 842.

Chili Cook Off and Scoutbucks Extravaganza

Posted on Dec 7 2022 - 4:26pm

Announcing the return of the Chili Cook Off and Scoutbucks Extravaganza!

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