Scout Sunday Court of Honor | February 11, 2018

Troop 8 Boy Scouts of America First Baptist Church of Jackson cordially invites you to the Eagle Scout Court of Honor In recognition of Scouts who have earned Rank Advancements and Merit Badge Awards Scout Sunday, February 11, 2018 431 North State Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39201  Worship Service | 10:30 am | Sanctuary (reserved seating […]

Eagle Scout Court of Honor | Sunday, October 22, 2017

Troop 8 Boy Scouts of America Chartered 1921 by First Baptist Church of Jackson Cordially invites you to the Eagle Scout Court of Honor Sunday, October 22, 2017 2:00 pm Christian Life Center Auditorium – 3rd Floor 431 North State Street Jackson, Mississippi  39201 In recognition of Eagle Scouts Selby Allen Ireland, Jr.  Joseph Chandler […]

September Campout Review

On Friday, September 22nd, Troop 8 went on its first campout of the fall at Roosevelt State Park. Upon arrival, the troop set up camp and had free time till it was time to sleep. On Saturday September 23rd, we arose and several members of the troop worked on personal fitness badge and the cooking […]

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, […]

Parent Orientation | August 28th

New scout families are welcome to attend our New Parent Orientation Meeting where we will provide detailed information about the Troop 8 scouting program.  Monday, August 28 at 7:00 pm on the 3rd floor of the Christian Life Center of First Baptist Jackson. New scouts and their families are also welcome at our first meeting […]

Troop 8 Kick Off Meeting | August 21st

Potential new scouts are welcome to join us at our first meeting of the year…Monday, August 21st at 7:00pm.  We meet on the 3rd floor of the Christian Life Center at First Baptist Jackson.  Enter under the drive-thru awning at 431 North Street and take the stairs or the elevator to the 3rd floor.  Contact […]

Court of Honor | Sunday, May 7

Court of Honor | Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 2:00pm Honoring Eagle Scouts John Glenn Brunson, Jr. Nathaniel Sproles Bunger Jarvon William Gaines Charles Aiken Gautier, Jr. Robert Daniel Jordan Brandon Alexander Miller

Chandler’s Blog / Yellowstone

A Hike at Yellowstone While I was in Yellowstone with troop 8, we spent one day hiking up a mountain, watching Old Faithful Erupt, and we saw hot pools and mud pools. I saw hot pools with colors such as jade, pristine, rustic brown, and radiant. The most well known hot pool with these colors […]

“Eagle Bound” Spring Camporee

At the Four Rivers District “EAGLE BOUND” Spring Camporee, 160 Scouts from eleven Troops, had an opportunity to practice the fundamental skills that they learn on their Trail to Eagle. View 2017-02 Eagle Bound Camporee Photo Album (PDF Format)