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  • Join us for an Open House | August 24

    Join us for an Open House | August 24

    Troop 8 invites families of young men to our Open House to learn more about scouting and its benefits through participation with our troop. Enjoy free grilled hamburgers for the whole family and tours of our outstanding scouting facilities. Monday, August 24th | 6:30 to 8:00pm Come and Go format | Brief program at 7:30pm […]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 nation. We have been chartered by First Baptist Jackson since 1921. With this distinction also comes a very close relationship […]

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Joining T8

Thank you for your interest in joining Troop 8.  We would love to talk with you about this opportunity.  Please feel free to contact Scoutmaster Bill Spence at 601-594-0884 or Scouting with Troop 8 Boy Scouting, one of the traditional membership divisions of the BSA, is available to boys who have earned the Arrow […]

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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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Troop Photo Gallery July 2015 | Expedition Yellowstone Apr 2015 | Black Creek Campout Oct 2014 | Grand Gulf Campout Summer 2014 | Monte Sano, Alabama Wilderness Survival 2009 October 2008 Court of Honor October 2008 Campout Fall 2009 Camporee      

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