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Why Join Boy Scouts?

Boy Scout meeting at MMA.

The Boy Scout Program is one of the very few national youth programs emphasizing the goal of forging future leaders. This rewarding experience provides young men with the opportunity to hone leadership and camping skills, participate in earning select merit badges from over 133 merit badge opportunities, and to share in strengthening bonds with fellow Scouts. The program achieves the BSA’s objectives of developing character, citizenship, and personal fitness. The Benefits of Boy Scouts The success of Boy Scouts rests on a table supported by four pillars: Leadership Values Education Service to Others Leadership – Whatever ethical level you hold yourself to, when you are responsible for a team of … Continue reading

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Troop 22 News: New Eagle Scout


Life Scout Alfonso Garcia completed his Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project this past Saturday (Feb 22nd). The leadership service project is one of the final hurdles in earning the coveted title of Eagle Scout, as per the directives of the National Council of Scouting: “While a Life Scout, plan, develop, and give leadership to others in a service project helpful to any religious institution, any school, or your community. (The project must benefit an organization other than Boy Scouting.) The project plan must be approved by the organization benefiting from the effort, your Scoutmaster, troop committee, and the council or district before you start.”   Now, Alfonso Garcia is a … Continue reading

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Troop 22 News: New Tenderfoots

Three Scouts Earn Tenderfoot Rank On Monday, February 24th, Troop 22 Boy Scouts Miles Seaburg, Joshua Williams, and Jack Thant earned the rank of Tenderfoot Scout. They passed a rigorous board of examination chaired by Mr. Steve Gerber and SgtMajor Al Wilson, who both serve as troop adult leaders. These motivated young men are quickly proving themselves as rising leaders. A big CONGRATS goes to each! The Troop 22 weekly meeting consisted of rank advancement work. They practiced Boy Scout basics in seeking to earn the right to compete for rank advancement on the ladder climb to Eagle Scout. During the meeting, Scouts Miles Seaburg and William Baker earned an … Continue reading

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Troop 22 Campout Weekend! (2/3/14)


Troop 22 Campout Weekend! (2/3/14) Thirty-four ruggedly tough Boy Scouts of the famous Marine Military Academy Troop 22 participated in a campout the weekend of Friday, Jan 31st thru Sunday, February 2nd.  They enthusiastically embraced a primitive style camp at the Longoria Wildlife Area managed by Texas Parks and Wildlife in South Texas, 17 miles from campus. The boys arrived late afternoon with the sun quickly retiring to the other side of planet Earth. They immediately leapt into tent set-up mode in the rapidly diminishing light. Camp sites established, make-your-own designer sandwiches followed as the main evening menu item. Scouts demolished four loaves of bread along with large packages of sliced … Continue reading

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