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Boy Scout Troop 228
(Huntsville, Alabama)
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Troop 228 "For the Boys"



Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 228.  We support the youth in the northeast Huntsville community (New Market/Riverton area).  We meet every Monday night at Locust Grove Baptist Church from 7 - 8:30pm.  Come check us out!

"Be Prepared" to be ACTIVE!!

2015 - Troop 228 Activities: 


2015 - Camp Sequoyah

We will be attending Camp Sequoyah again this year. The week we have is June 7 - 13, 201. Please block this week out as you plan for the upcoming summer. Cost is $250 for each scout for the week.  We will be staying at Hawks Landing.

1st payment due February 15th ($75)

2nd payment due April 21st ($100)

3rd payment due May 25h ($75)

2015 Annual Health Forms

Keep in mind in order to be a scout in good standing with the Boy Scouts of America and for use at all camp-outs, activities and summer camp, an "Revised" Annual BSA Health Form must be kept on file for each registered scout.  Please print  out and complete.  This will require a visit to your family doctor.  Forms should be turned in ASAP! (March 31, 2015).

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New 2013 Health Form (parts A,B & C).pdf 2013 BSA Health Form (parts A, B & C)  

We have a Facebook page!

New Troop Bus!


Troop 228 is now the proud owner of a 1991 Blue Bird bus.  It has 84,000 miles on it and runs great.   Just gave it a new paint job!  She is ready to for the adventures that awaits!

Troop 228 is now 4.5 years old.






Camp Seqouyah 2015

A great week had by all.  Take look!





Many Years Ago on the foggy streets of London, England an American Named William D. Boyce lost his way. A boy walked up an asked if he could be of assistance.

Mr. Boyce explained where he wanted to go. The boy led him to his destination  but when Mr. boyce offered to give him some money the boy said " No, thank you, sir. I am a scout. I wont take anything for helping" 

William Boyce was so impressed by the boy's kindness that he met with Lord Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts in Great Britian. He liked what Braden-Powell told him, and he knew that boys in the United States would want to be scouts, too.

On Febuary 8, 1910, Mr. Boyce  and a group of businessmen, educators, and politcal leaders founded the Boy Scouts of America. Scouts celebrate Febuary 8 as the birthday of the BSA

No one knows what happened to the boy who guided Mr Boyce through the London fog, but he will never be forgotten. Like many acts of kindness, what was done proved to be far more significant than who did it. The boy's Good Turn helped bring Scouting to America