Troop News

  • Scouts to volunteer at 2017 WB PioneerFest! The scouts of Troop 1409 and venturing crew members of Crew 1409 will be volunteering at the Wells Branch Pioneer Festival!  Come join us in learning about of our history ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2017, 7:39 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Two Scouts complete NYLT Spring 2017 Two scouts, Eron J. and Logan O. have completed and successfully graduated from the Spring 2017 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)! We are very proud of these boys and their ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2017, 6:47 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Troop and Crew 1409 - Gulf Wars in Mississippi! Scouts from Troop 1409 and Venturers from Crew 1409 went to Mississippi March 11th through March 19th to participate in the Gulf Wars 26!  Gulf Wars is an annual war ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2017, 7:24 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Hiking Merit Badge: Town Lake The scouts of Troop 1409 are working on their Hiking Merit Badge.  The most recent hike was a 10-mile hike around the Town Lake loop.  Every scout did a ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2017, 9:39 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Every campfire, ever.  Re-posted with permission pending from "The Oatmeal!" Every Scout knows that during a campfire, it is a constant struggle to avoid the smoke from the fire.  If it gets ...
    Posted Dec 17, 2016, 5:03 PM by Troop 1409 Wells Branch - Austin, TX
  • Troop 1409 lead Fourthfest with Color Guard The scouts of Troop 1409 participated in the Wells Branch Fourthfest Parade, celebrating Independence Day.    Troop 1409 followed the Parade Marshall and Travis County Sheriff lead car in the parade ...
    Posted Jul 19, 2016, 7:27 AM by Troop 1409 Wells Branch - Austin, TX
  • Summer Camp: Camp Kerr Scout Ranch at Slippery Falls Troop 1409 had a delegation of scouts that attended summer camp up in Oklahoma at the Kerr Scout Ranch at Slippery Falls.  Scouts had a great time interacting with fellow ...
    Posted Jul 16, 2016, 5:46 AM by Troop 1409 Wells Branch - Austin, TX
  • Troop 1409 Eagle Scout Troop 1409 is very proud to announce that Evan Jewett was reached the rank of Eagle Scout on May 10, 2016.  He will be holding his Eagle Court of Honor ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2017, 10:35 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Troop 1409 in WB Newsletter! Thanks to the efforts of ASM White, Troop 1409 appeared in the Wells Branch Neighborhood Community Newsletter.  Click the image below to enlarge it if you can not view it
    Posted Mar 2, 2017, 10:07 AM by Greg Jewett
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Scouting Events and Announcements

  • Scouts - BSA Membership Policy Change! May 23, 2013 In 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the Boy Scouts of America's right as a private organization to determine its own membership standards. Today, the ...
    Posted May 24, 2013, 2:34 PM by Greg Jewett
  • NEGU (Never Ever Give Up) http://www.negu.org/ Everyone .. The Troop will be getting involved in the NEGU (Never Ever Give Up!) foundation and more information will be forth coming at Troop Meetings, Email ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2013, 7:09 AM by Greg Jewett
  • NEW YPT requirements for 4+ Day camps! Thanks to all of our volunteers, leaders and parents who have already taken the classroom Youth Protection Training course to satisfy the state's new camp requirements.  In case you ...
    Posted May 18, 2012, 7:52 AM by Greg Jewett
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Troop Resources

  • Standing At Attention and At Ease Position Scouts who are attending official scout functions, troop meetings, and saluting the flag, should understand and practice the following positions for a professional appearance.STAND AT EASEWhen the ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2013, 6:57 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Backpacking List Items in italics are essential (except for cold weather items when summer camping). Carry in pocket or in accessible location in packMatches in waterproof case Pocket knife Compass Whistle ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2012, 8:18 PM by Troop 1409 Wells Branch - Austin, TX
  • Troop 1409 Officers — Responsibility List Troop 1409 Officers — Responsibility List March 2012 Senior Patrol Leader Plan and run all PLCs and Troop Meetings in conference with Scoutmaster.  Appoint all Troop Officers after approval by Scoutmaster ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2013, 7:03 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Camping Equipment List This is the Troop 1409 recommended camping equipment packing list, with required items, and fall, winter, spring, and summer additional pack lists.   Camping Equipment ListRequired ListTentSleeping Bag ...
    Posted May 8, 2012, 7:59 AM by Greg Jewett
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Scouting Deals and Promotions

  • Discounted Camp Physicals Offered Our council's Health and Safety Committee has approved the following offer:Concentra Urgent Care is offering $30 physicals for Scouts and Scouters attending summer camp or high adventure programs ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2013, 7:06 AM by Greg Jewett
  • Support our Parks: National Parks Annual Pass National Parks Annual PassConsider buying an Annual Pass if you enjoy visiting America's beautiful national parks and recreation areas.  http://www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htmThe $80 ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2013, 7:07 AM by Greg Jewett
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Scout Oath

On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,  mentally awake, and morally straight.

Scout Law

A Scout is:
Trustworthy,
Loyal
,
Helpful
,
Friendly,
Courteous,
Kind,

Obedient,

Cheerful,
Thrifty,
Brave,

Clean,
Reverent
.

Troop Meetings

The Troop meets at Wells Branch MUD Annex
14611 Wells Port Drive
Austin, Texas  78728

Troop Meetings:  Sunday afternoons from 2:00 to 3:30 pm
Patrol Leaders Conference: 1st Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00pm