The troop was started, with nine boys, on February 11, 1991. Since then, over four hundred boys have participated in the troop with a remarkable ninety-seven of them earning Eagle. The 24% Eagle accomplishment rate exceeds the national average of 4% six times over.
One of these Eagles became the 2010 Colonneh Lodge Chief (Order of the Arrow).
Forty-four (44) Boy Scouts from Troop 828 have earned the Ad Adtare religious award, the Catholic religious award for Boy Scouts. The troop has been recognized by the Archdiocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting the last two years with the Pope Paul VI National Quality Unit Award. The troop also earned Gold Level recognition in Scouting’s 2012, 2013, and 2014 Journey to Excellence Program.
Troop 828 - 2014 Service Projects “A Scout is Helpful”
Take Pride in what you do for others, and give thanks for being blessed to be able to do so.
5 Troop Projects Supported (St. Laurence Ministries & Mamie George)
6 Eagle Projects (Including continued building of community garden at Mamie George)
997 - Hours of Service