Eagle Scout Court of Honor on October 25th

Please see the following invitation to the Troop 8 Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Sunday, October, 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm. View Troop8 Court of Honor Invitation – October 25 2015 [pdf] About Troop 8:  Troop 8 was established in 1920 and holds the distinction of being the longest continuously chartered troop in the nation. […]

Mississippi Monument Dedication

In a unique and rare event, Troop 8 participated in the unveiling and dedication of the Mississippi Monument at Shiloh National Military Park in Shiloh, Tennessee.  Wearing custom-designed commemorative patches, the Troop passed out programs and waters, and performed Leave No Trace after the ceremony.  At the end of the ceremony, following the transfer of […]

Sign-up for Winter Camp 2015 by Oct 1st

Winter Camp is November 20-24 at Camp Hood near Hazelhurst.  We need to know who in Troop 8 is participating by noon on Thursday, October 1st.  Adult Leaders are needed, even if for certain days. Click here for Signup and Payment for Winter Camp 2015 $150 for Scouts, $75 for Adults Due by noon on […]

Troop8 adventures to Camp Hood.

On September 18-20, Troop8 journeyed to Camp Hood for an activity-filled weekend.   A group of scouts cleared brush in service to Camp Hood, and another group worked on their Cooking and Orienteering Merit Badges.  

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 […]

Troop 8 returns from Expedition Yellowstone

From July 3 through July 12, 2015, 48 members of Troop 8 traveled to Yellowstone National Park by way of Cody, Wyoming in an exciting and unforgettable experience. Passing through eight States on a 37 hour bus ride, we set up our base camp at Camp Buffalo Bill, a Boy Scout camp located 7 miles […]

Expedition Yellowstone Registration

On July 4-12, 2015, Troop 8 will host an unforgettable trip to Yellowstone National Park.   Our base is Camp Buffalo Bill.  Located in the incredible Wapiti Valley, Camp Buffalo Bill is just seven miles east of 
Yellowstone National Park.  We will experience daily excursions into Yellowstone.  Registrations are limited to the first 50 Scouts and […]

Court of Honor | February 8, 2015

Troop 8 Boy Scouts of America First Baptist Church of Jackson Court of Honor Scout Sunday February 8, 2015  Worship Service | 10:30am | Sanctuary – First Baptist Church of Jackson (reserved seating for Troop 8 Scouts) Lunch | 12:00pm | Christian Life Center Auditorium – 3rd Floor Ceremony | 12:15pm | Christian Life Center […]