1921 to 2021: A Century of Duty to God and Country

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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 Mississippi, and is among the longest in the nation. We have been chartered by First Baptist Jackson since 1921. With this […]

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Join T8

Scouting with Troop 8 Troop 8 Scouting 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 years old. Troop 8 is a mentoring ministry […]

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Eagle Honor Roll

Being an Eagle Scout has always carried with it a special significance, not only in Scouting but also as he enters higher education, business, and community service. The award is a performance-based achievement whose standards have been well-maintained over the years. Only about 4 percent of all Boy Scouts earn the Eagle Scout rank.  More […]

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1921 to 2021 - A Century of Duty to God and Country