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Founded in 1982, Boy Scout Troop 500 is sponsored by St Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church. The troop is part of Coyote District of the Alamo Area Council.

Troop 500 is a boy-led troop. We normally meet (Troop Meeting) three Tuesdays every month at the old Knights’ Hall (Building 3) at St. Mark’s at 7 p.m. Normally there is no Troop Meeting on the second Tuesday of the month.

Our Troop Committee Meetings are held 4th Wed of every month at St. Marks Community Center Rosary Room from 7-9pm.

We try to campout every month, and usually end up camping about 8 times a year, in addition to summer camp. We also have Popcorn, Poinsettia, and Taco breakfast fundraisers.

SCOUT MEETINGS are held at Scout Hut (Brotherhood) 7-9pm.
TROOP COMMITTEE MEETINGS are held at St. Marks Community Center Rosary Room at 7-9pm.
*COYOTE DISTRICT ROUND TABLE MEETINGS are held at at Coker Church at 7pm on the 1st Thurs of the month.
COYOTE DISTRICT EAGLE BOARDS OF REVIEW MEETINGS are held at Coker Church at 6:30pm on the 4th Thurs of the month.

Click link for Eagle Board of Review dates pdf file – 2019 EBOR Dates for Coyote District 

CONTACT LINKS:
Coyote District Scout Service Director — Alfred Chaney – 210-284-4912
Coyote District Scout Service Executive — Michelle Chapman – 210-464-8936
Coyote District Leadership Team by email email hidden; JavaScript is required.
Order of the Arrow:   OA Unit Election Instructions   Troop Unit Elections kick off on October 1, 2018 and will end on December 31, 2019.
Coyote District OA POC:  Laura Campos – email hidden; JavaScript is required

TRAINING LINKS:
Alamo Area Council Training Site:  Leadership Training / Scouting University – Alamo Area Council
Alamo Area Council Training Coordinators by emailing email hidden; JavaScript is required.
Alamo Area Council BSA Specific Ldr Training:  Boy Scout Leader Specific Training
Alamo Area Council Training Calendar: Training Calendar

r1939CAMPOUTS AND ACTIVITIES:
We normally attend Summer Camp and Merit Badge Universities. We also try to go on camp outs an average of once a month.  Some local parks that we’ve gone to include:  Choke Canyon, Canyon Lake, Enchanted Rock, Guadalupe, Lost Maples, Blanco, Goose Island, Palmetto, Big Bend, Pedernales, Government Canyon and Inks Lake.

We’ve attended Winter/Summer Camps and Freeze-o-Rees at Bear Creek, Camp Bullis, Tahuaya, El Rancho Cima and Lost Pines.

Other activities we participate in are fundraisers:  Taco Breakfasts, Poinsettia and Popcorn Sales.

 

MEETINGS:

We normally meet (Troop Meeting) three Tuesdays every month at the Brotherhood Room (Old Knights’ Hall) at St. Mark’s at 7 PM.  We normally do not meet on the second Tuesday of the month.  We have a Troop Committee Meeting once a month at St Mark’s in the Healing Room on the third Wednesday at 7 PM.

Other Scout Units sponsored by St. Mark’s:

Cub Scout Pack 500 (Boys, 1st-5th Grade in the Hardy Oaks Elementary area)

Cub Scout Pack 657 (Boys, 1st-5th Grade in the Wetmore Elementary area)