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Troop 512 is a strong, youth-led linked troop of over 40 boys and girls between the ages of 11 to 17. The troop operates a year round program and conducts at least one outdoor activity each month, mainly campouts. Please click on the About Us  link learn more or drop us a note via the Contact Us page.

Our meetings are held every Tuesday evening from 7 to 8:30PM at VFW Post 8315 in the Hall of Flags (the large metal building in the back) located at 1000 FM 78 Schertz, TX 78154.

 

Philmont Backpacking Prep at Lake Georgetown 20-22 May 22

Posted on May 31 2022 - 1:04am

The Troop's Philmont Crew 625K finished their final prep for hiking in New Mexico this summer at Lake Georgetown.  We hiked the Goodwater Trail from Russell Park Trailhead to Cedar Breaks Trailhead covering 17 miles and sleeping overnight twice along the way.  The Philmont group leaves on 21 Jun and will return on 8 Jul.  Wish them luck!

Philmont Crew Backpacking at Hill Country SNA 25-27 Mar

Posted on Mar 28 2022 - 11:56pm

The Philmont Crew 625 K Backpacked through Hill Country State Natural Area from 25-27 Mar in preparation for their summer trip to Philmont.  We started out on Friday night and hiked to the Wilderness primitive area.   Set up camp in the dark. The next morning we continued our trek around the park to get to the Chaquita Falls primitive area.  The next morning we did a loop to the south to complete our 15 miles for the weekend and earn one of the backpacking merit badge requirements.   The weather was great with no rain and highs in the 80s with lows in the 40s.  The dry climate mimics Philmont Ranch.  We worked through some boot and pack issues.  Learned how much water to carry and how to navigate better!  Overall, the crew looks pretty ready for the summer adventure and looking forward to our final practice weekend in May at Lake Georgetown.

October - Canoeing at Kerrville-Schreiner Park

Posted on Oct 16 2021 - 7:01am

September - Bear Creek Scout Reservation for Councilwide

Posted on Oct 16 2021 - 6:58am

 

August - Canyon Lake

Posted on Sep 4 2021 - 4:40pm

Scouts enjoyed cooling down before wrapping up summer and starting the new school year.

   

July - National High Adventure Base at Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve

Posted on Sep 4 2021 - 4:40pm

Our Scouts took on the Summit Experience in the Appalachian mountains of West Virginia.

    

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