Welcome to the Troop 369 website!

We're glad you are visiting.  Just like our scouts, we are finding new ways to keep the adventure going.  You are welcome to look over our information in the menus to the left.
Our troop meets on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm with our First Class Trail (FCT) scouts meeting at 6:00 pm.
We meet at the Pollard UMC Merket Scout Center, 3107 New Copeland Road, across from Pollard United Methodist Church.
If you would like more information, feel free to contact Scoutmaster John Fowler at or cell 361-960-4321

We have a Great Taste of ScoutWest ahead!

Posted by admin on Sep 15 2021 - 9:54pm

This weekend is going to a very busy one for Troop 369.  Sunday is Taste of ScoutWest (TOSW) and Saturday is set up for TOSW and for some, volunteering for the Tyler Run for Autism. Here are some things that you will want to know:

WE NEED DESSERTS for both the meal and for Auction
.  We need sheet cakes for the meal and decorated cakes and cookies for the Auction sale.
Please make some cakes, cookies and confections for Sunday. Bring them either Saturday or Sunday.

Tickets:  Bring what money you have from ticket sales on Saturday morning.  If selling on Saturday, bring all remaining tickets and money on Sunday morning.
Saturday:  Tyler Run for Autism volunteers will want to show by 0745. We will be helping with water and some trash pickup.  OA guys will be doing the flag ceremony at 0800.  The Run begins at 0830.  After the Autism Run is finished about 1100, volunteers can go to the gym for TOSW set up.
Also Saturday:  TOSW setup begins 0830 in the gym and kitchen.  Mr. Garrity needs help prepping vegetables. Table set up will begin at 0900. Table dressing and prep begins after table set up.  ALL AVAILABLE SCOUTS ARE NEEDED.   Setup should be completed by noon.
Sunday: Showtime is 0830 for ALL Scouts in the gymClass A uniform with Sash. We will complete meal preparation and jobs will be decided.  We will complete serving at 1:00pm.  Cleanup should take about an hour and we should be finished by 3:00pm.
We are looking for our Taste of ScoutWest return to be a big success.  With everyone pitching in and thinking of being of service to others, we can have an excellent experience and a lot of fun as well.  See you Saturday! 
Mr. Fowler

Troop Meeting Monday, September 13th, 7pm

Posted by admin on Sep 13 2021 - 4:13pm

We will have our Scout meeting this evening at the church gym.  Scouts will meet in the church parking lot at 7pm.  After a game, the troop will meet in the church gym.  We have several things going during this coming week and we will be busy preparing for Taste of ScoutWest and the Autism Run this weekend.  See you soon.
Mr. Fowler

NO Troop Meeting, September 6th

Posted by admin on Sep 5 2021 - 11:13am

Since we will all be enjoying Labor Day in varying degrees, we will not have a regular Troop meeting tomorrow evening, September 6th.  Have a fun and peaceful holiday.
Mr. Fowler

Troop Meeting Monday, August 30th, 7pm

Posted by admin on Aug 30 2021 - 1:34pm

Our Troop meeting for August 30th will open at the Scout Hut.  We have our old AC & heating unit out of the closet and we thought it would be interesting for Scouts to take a look at some of the parts of a typical house HVAC system.  That will start at 7pm.
We will then move over to the church gym for the remainder of the meeting.  We have Troop Leader elections and we will hand out Taste of ScoutWest tickets.  We also have a couple of conferences and Boards of Review to complete.
A reminder for all that Taste of ScoutWest is coming up on September 19th.  Our annual fajita dinner fundraiser will be held on the Pollard church gym and we will be selling tickets for $10.  All Troop Scouts are expected to participate.
Mr. Fowler

Troop Meeting Monday, August 23rd, 7pm. Church Gym

Posted by admin on Aug 22 2021 - 10:38pm

Our Troop Meeting this Monday evening will be in church gym.  While we now have completed our electrical repairs in the Scout Hut, we still await our new A/C system installation.
At this meeting, Lightning Bolt patrol will hold their Patrol Leader election.  We are going to postpone our other Scout Leadership elections as we need to do interviews and discuss aspects of Leadership with all Scouts.  Attached is the Troop Leadership Application for those Scouts needing positions.  The Application may also be found under Menu, Files, Troop Forms.
Remember, each of the upper three ranks; Star, Life and Eagle require serving in Positions of Responsibility for advancement.
Mr. Fowler

Troop Court of Honor, Sunday, Aug. 15th; Troop Meeting, Aug. 16th

Posted by admin on Aug 12 2021 - 12:23am

Here is a reminder that our post Summer Camp Troop Court of Honor will be held in the Pollard UMC gym on August 15th, at 3pm.  We will be handing out a whole load of merit badges to the 21 boys that went to camp with us to San Isabel Scout Camp in Colorado.  We'll also show some of the photos from our White water rafting trip and the fantastic Bishops Castle.
Mrs. Burt is coordinating this Court and she will be contacting Scouts to help with the event.
We will also have our next Troop meeting in the church gym on August 16th while we continue the A/C renovations in Scout Hut.  We do see an end in sight for that and hope to be back in the Scout Hut by the end of the month.
See you on Sunday!
 Mr. Fowler

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