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Troop 512 is a strong, youth-led linked troop of over 50 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.

 

McGimsey Scout Park - (Sept. 16-18, 2022)

Posted on Sep 22 2022 - 10:10pm

The Troop did conservation service at the camp, completed an orienteering course, and had the pool for an afternoon of swimming.  Our service project was removing rocks from campsite six and making trail borders.    

Order of the Arrow, 2022 Gathering and Induction Weekend (Sept. 9-11. 2022)

Posted on Sep 13 2022 - 4:38am

Seven Scouts from Troop 512 joined the Order of the Arrow, Scouting's national honor society upon completing camp conservation service and their ordeal ceremony.                                                                         

Boating Campout at JBSA Recreation Area - Canyon Lake (Aug. 5-7, 2022)

Posted on Sep 4 2022 - 6:11pm

Always a Troop favorite in August is getting out on the water at Canyon Lake.  At the beachfront Scouts trained and practiced water rescues for their Second Class and First Class rank requirements. Canyon Lake Boat 082022  

Summer Camp 2022 at Trevor-Rees Jones Scout Camp (June 12-18, 2022)

Posted on Sep 4 2022 - 5:53pm

Thirty-Six Scouts attended Summer Camp at Trevor-Rees Jones Scout Camp in Athens, TX (Circle Ten Council).  Some highlights included horse trail rides and the horsemanship merit badge, the welding merit badge, wood turning, and some outstanding cooking from our resident chef, Mr. Garcia.  After their merit badge work and evening programs, the Scouts managed to fit in gaming some Dungeons & Dragons. Click "read more" for additional images.

Mountain Biking Campout at South Llano River State Park (May 20-22, 2022)

Posted on Sep 4 2022 - 5:53pm

The Scouts continue to work on their Cycling Merit Badge with a campout at South Llano River State Park.  It was a hot may, so we all enjoyed taking time to cool off in the river.                                                         Mtn Biking S Llano River SP 052022 S Llano River SP swimming 052022 S Llano River SP group sign 052022 

Philmont Backpacking Prep at Lake Georgetown 20-22 May 22

Posted on Sep 4 2022 - 5:52pm

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!

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