80 has been continuously sponsored as a Boy Scout Troop in Amarillo since
1955 and currently holds the honor of a "50 Year" Troop.
Troop 80 has produced over 295 Eagle Scouts.
There is an effort
to have a balanced program, providing fun, advancement and
adventure (11+ trips a year) for the scouts. Safety and security are
paramount on our camps. Part of our program includes
year round training in swimming. We also have an extensive program
for our older Scouts .
80 is also recognized each year by the Golden
Spread Council for earning the
National Camping Award.
Our Troop has claimed victory at many of the local competitions with other
Troops in the Golden
Eagle District and Golden
The Troop is annually recognized by the Boy Scouts of America as
a National Quality Unit.
Our Troop was 50 years old in 2005. The 50th
Anniversary Reunion was held over Labor
Day Weekend 2005.
80's program strives to follow the principles and ideas laid out in the
Boy Scout handbook. The Troop strives to instill the values found
in the Scout Oath, Law, Motto and Slogan in all our youth. Troop
80 meets at the Jack Bryant Scout Center which also houses the
Fred Poppe Museum.
It is located at 1615 Bellaire, Amarillo, TX 79106.
80 meets on Tuesday nights between 7:00 and 9:00. The Scoutmaster of Troop
80 is Stephen Tillery. He
earned his Eagle Scout rank in
Troop 80. Feel free to stop
by and visit during any meeting. Our mailing address is PO Box 2707
Amarillo, TX 79105-2702. Please click on the compass
below for a street level map of Amarillo if you need directions.
strongly feels that the Troop is for the boys. The Troop is
intentionally designed to run on the leadership of the boys, starting
with the Senior Patrol Leader. In
this way, a boy can learn the value and responsibility of leadership, a
hallmark of the American Boy Scouting program.
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