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Welcome!

Welcome to the Internet home of Boy Scout Troop 338. We are a charter organization of Hope Presbyterian Church, Cordova, TN. It is the mission of Troop 338 to develop boys into men that have a sense of pride in their self and their country, and a relationship with God.

The Troop will serve as an excellent segue from Cub Scout Pack 338 into Boy Scouting. Consistent with the purpose of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 338 intends to provide a program that offers effective character, citizenship, and personal fitness training for youth. The program achieves the BSA's objectives of developing character, citizenship, and personal fitness qualities among youth by focusing on a vigorous program of outdoor activities

Please feel free to contact us with any questions.  Email us at troop338@gmail.com


Are you looking for our great Cub Scout Pack? Visit their web site or contact them at pack338hopepres@gmail.com
EAGLE'S NEST
Troop 338 is proud of all of the young men that have been elevated to the rank of Eagle and we look forward to many more in our future.

M.Thompson..............2000
A.Neal.......................2001
B.Fisher.....................2001
J.Manner...................2001
D.Francisco................2001
M.Markham ..............2002
D.O'Brien...................2003
A.Miller......................2003
J.Nickell.....................2004
P.Crews.....................2005
A.Dixon.....................2005
C.Dixon.....................2006
T.Willcox...................2007
B.Veksler..................2007
L. Stoker...................2008
A. Ogg.......................2008



 




Meeting Location and Information

Hope Presbyterian Church
8500 Walnut Grove Rd.
Cordova, TN 38018
Room 427

Every Tuesday at 6:30 - 8:00 PM



Interested In Scouting?


Boy Scouting is available to boys who have earned the Arrow of Light Award or have completed the fifth grade, or who are 11 through 17 years old. A boy does NOT have to have been a Cub Scout or Webelo to become a Boy Scout. To find out more about Scouting with Troop 338, contact us at . troop338@gmail.com or visit one of our weekly meetings.



Boy Scouts humble about heroics

By PEGGY O'HARE HOUSTON CHRONICLE

July 28, 2009, 12:28AM

Houston dentist and Boy Scouts troop leader Don Leever had never been so sick and miserable, not even while recovering from heart surgery. The higher that he and eight Boy Scouts climbed in the Colorado wilderness, the sicker Leever became.

Thinking it was altitude sickness, Leever, 58, an experienced hiker, stubbornly pushed himself to keep going. But by Thursday, Leever could no longer stand or walk, having been unable to keep food or water down in his stomach for four days straight.

After the Boy Scouts and their adult chaperones carried Leever partially down a mountain to safety — using a stretcher fashioned from trekking poles and bear rope — paramedics discovered Leever's blood sugar was sky high and airlifted him to a Durango, Colo., hospital, where a potential diabetic condition emerged as the culprit.


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