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Welcome to Troop 730's website! If you are not a member of this troop and want information about Troop 730, click on "About Us" in the left margin.  If you want us to contact you, please click on "Contact Us".

We maintain our newsletter, calendar and related files on this site. An automatic summary of changes will be emailed out every 1 or 2 weeks (based on new items) to keep you posted about new or changing activities.  For youth protection reasons, you must be issued a password to access any detailed information about our activities. Click "Getting Started" on the left Menu bar to see a short description of many features on this site.

Troop Meeting on Monday, June 29th

Posted on Jun 28 2015 - 9:27pm

Troop, our next meeting is on Monday, June 29th in Nearburg Hall at St. Mark's.   Scouts, if you need to work on or finish up a merit badge, please email one our Merit Badge Counselors to possible meet you at the meeting - the list is on the left side of this website under the "Merit Badge Counselors" tab. 

Sign-Up for Ruoming Fan's Eagle Scout Project - 2 sessions

Posted on Jun 28 2015 - 9:16pm

Scouts, if you want to do a good turn, get service hours credit and (most importantly), help Ruoming, please sign up to help at Ruoming's Eagle Scout service project.  There will be two sessions at Shiloh Baptist Church, 4702 Saturn Drive, Dallas, TX 75041 on July 18th from 1 to 4 pm and the second session is on July 25th, from 1 pm to 5 pm. He needs 4 volunteers for each of the two sessions. Water , snacks gloves and masks will be provided.  Please wear a tshirt that you don't mind getting dirty.  Feel free to bring your own mask if you prefer and a hammer if you have one handy - please make sure it is labeled with your name on it. If you want to volunteer, please sign-up using the Event Registration feature on the right side of this website. 

Community Service Hours Opportunity - Preston Hollow 4th of July parade

Posted on Jun 22 2015 - 1:36pm

Troop, we've been asked again to provide scouts in Class A uniforms to participate in the Preston Hollow 4th of July parade.  We also need at least one parent volunteer to help coordinate the effort.  Please sign up using the Event Registration feature on the right side of this website.  The scouts will assemble at 8:30 am on July 4th at the circle drive in the Preston Hollow Elementary School on Stichter Drive.  The parade starts at 9 am and will be led by a fire truck.  It will be 30 minute long parade.  After the parade, the scouts are free to leave or they can stay for activies sponsored by the Preston Hollow North Homeowners Association. 

Cooking Merit Badge - Eagle required

Posted on Jun 22 2015 - 1:31pm

 Due to requests at the last troop meeting, we will be working on the Eagle required Cooking Merit badge at the June 29 and July 6 troop meetings. All scouts are encouraged to participate. Here is a link for the merit badge worksheet (http://www.meritbadge.org/wiki/images/8/87/Cooking.pdf).  Please complete the specified sections, so that we can review your completed work at the meetings.

Prior to the June 29 meeting complete sections: 1 (a, b, c, d), 2 (a, b, c, d), 3 (a, b), 4 (a, b, c)

Prior to the July 6 meeting complete sections: 5 (a, b), 6 (a, b), 7 (a, b), 8

ASM Pittson

Canoeing Everglades National Park

Posted on Jun 17 2015 - 7:46pm

Troop 730 is sending a 6 person crew to the Everglades National Park over Spring Break 2016, to cover the 80-something mile route from Everglades City to Flamingo Visitor Center. We will canoe during the day and sleep on wooden platforms, called chickees, on the lakes and rivers of this magical and beautiful swamp country as wild as it gets. Please contact ASM Zapendowski for questions.

Positions of Responsibility - Due Now!

Posted on Jun 11 2015 - 10:35am

Attention all Scouts needing a Position of Responsibility (POR).  We just had troop leadership elections and it is time again to sign up for a POR. Your POR application must be emailed in by June 26 in order to get full credit for the full six month term (July 1 – Dec 31). You are required to have a POR if you are First Class rank and above but not yet an Eagle.

You can find the “Leadership Position Application” on the Troop website under Files, page 2, Positions of Responsibility – Descriptions and Expectations. It is also attached to this announcement for your convenience. Please fill it out, sign it, and have your parent sign it. Then email the form to the four email addresses listed at the bottom of the form. Please remember that if you request a POR it is your commitment to fulfill the duties of the leadership positon for the next six months. Our new SPL will be assigning PORs based upon your requests and guidance from our Scout Master.

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