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  • Order of the Arrow Mississippi Gathering | Sept. 16 & 17

    Order of the Arrow Mississippi Gathering | Sept. 16 & 17

    To All New Ordeal Members, Just wanted to let you all know about an up coming event that is known to us OA members as the Mississippi Gathering. This is a gathering of OA members from the different lodges in the state of Mississippi and it is hosted each year by a different lodge. This year, […]Read More »

About T8

The Boy Scouts of America troop at First Baptist Church of Jackson, Mississippi, is known as Troop 8.   Begun in 1920, Troop 8 has the distinction of being the longest continuously sponsored troop in the State, and is among the longest in the nation. We have been chartered by First Baptist Jackson since 1921. With […]

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Joining T8

Scouting with Troop 8 Boy Scouting, one of the traditional membership divisions of the BSA, is available to boys who have earned the Arrow of Light Award and are at least 10 years old, or have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10 years old, or who are 11, but not yet 18 […]

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Eagle Honor Roll

The fact that a boy is an Eagle Scout has always carried with it a special significance, not only in Scouting but also as he enters higher education, business or industry, and community service. The award is a performance-based achievement whose standards have been well-maintained over the years. Not every boy who joins a Boy […]

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