Welcome to Troop 555, The Triple Nickel!

Troop 555 was established in September of 2012. It was the vision of a group of scouts who were looking for a more challenging scouting experience than they were getting. They wanted a truly boy-led troop with a focus on service, scout skills, backpacking and adventure. The adults in the troop see their roles as mentors, counselors and facilitators, helping the scouts to plan activities and advance in rank. As a troop, we encourage both scouts and adults to take advantage of the many training opportunities available in scouting. 

Troop 555 meets most Sundays from 6:00pm until 7:30pm at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1452 W. Southlake Blvd, Southlake, TX 76092 (directly across from Carroll Senior High School). We usually don't hold meetings on the weekends we have campouts. Please refer to the Upcoming Events list to the right if you are interested in specific meeting dates or troop activities.

You can find out more information about Troop 555 on our About Us page, or you are welcome to contact our troop leadership:

Scoutmaster Laura Russell                           scoutmaster@BSATroop555.org

Committee Chair LaRue Corbin                    committeechair@BSATroop555.org


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All Troop Adults MUST Renew YPT Prior to November 30th Under New BSA YPT Policy

Posted on Oct 15 2021 - 10:18pm

Updated Longhorn Council Youth Protection Policy: The Longhorn Council and the BSA place the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth members. The BSA mandates that all volunteers complete our Youth Protection Training (YPT), developed by prominent child-safety experts, prior to any interaction with children in a BSA program. The training, which is regularly updated to include the latest strategies for recognizing, responding to, and preventing abuse, covers multiple types of abuse including emotional abuse, physical abuse, and sexual abuse among others. YPT is required for each adult on the unit charter, all newly registered adults, and over-18 participants in Scouting programs.

Summary of Notes from October 3rd Committee/Parent Meeting

Posted on Oct 6 2021 - 8:23pm

This is a summary of the Committee/Parent meeting held on Sunday.  The bullet points below provide brief details about the information shared.  If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact LaRue Corbin. 

2021 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) Courses Registration for Participants and Staff

Posted on Sep 7 2021 - 6:25pm

If your scout is 13 years old, has completed the First Class rank and participated in our Troop's ILST training, he is eligible to participate in Longhorn Council's National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT).  NYLT is one of BSA's premier week-long youth leadership training programs.  It is the youth equivalent of BSA's Wood Badge training course.

Our Digital Troop Cookbook is Up and Running: Submit Your Favorite Recipes

Posted on Dec 14 2020 - 11:37am

You will see and new page on our Menu on the left for "Campout Cooking Recipes."  This is where we will feature recipes submitted our scouts and adult volunteers.  These recipes are all campout tested and approved for outdoor cooking.  This is a great resource for our grub masters.  If you have a recipe to submit, please send it to Ms. Laura.

How do I make payments online?

Posted on Jun 4 2020 - 11:37am

To make an online payment, go to the troop website home page and look in the right hand column.  Click on the event for which you need to pay under Event Registration in the right hand column, or find the event on the Calendar on the day the event occurs. That will take you to the registration page where you can register both youth and adults and make payments.  There is a a convenience fee if you pay online to cover the credit card processing fee for online payments.

BSA Rolls Out Interactive Digital Merit Badge Pamphlets

Posted on Sep 20 2015 - 11:40am

The Boy Scouts of America just released its first wave of interactive digital merit badge pamphlets, and they’re insanely cool.

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