In 2016, Troop 221 is celebrating 43 years of Scouting in Plano.  We are a medium-sized troop with about 65 active Scouts.  Our goals are to deliver all that the Scouting Program has to offer with a particular focus on Character, Adventure & Leadership.

We focus on Character by expecting a great deal from our boys.  We have high expectations for the way that young men should act and treat one another.  Our boys are accountable to each other.

We focus on Adventure by encouraging our Scouts to plan and execute challenging outings.  We also send crews to at least 2 BSA High Adventure Programs each summer.  This past summer, we sent a crew of 8 to Northern Tier’s Atikokan base and a crew of 20 went to Sea Base to sail, snorkel & fish around the Florida Keys.  Next summer, we have 2 crews going to Philmont and another crew going to Sea Base.

We believe the only way to develop leadership is to practice leadership.  Our boys run the program with coaching and mentoring by adults who are keenly interested in their growth and development. We believe that Scouting is the greatest youth organization in the world and our goal for the boys that pass thru this program is for them to have a life-changing experience. For more information, please contact us here.

Sat 30

Bed Start

April 30 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue 03

ASM Meeting

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 03

Troop Meeting

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 07

Bed Start

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Character, Adventure, Leadership – That’s what we’re about!

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Recent Outings


In April, Troop 221 went to Collin County Adventure Camp for our 2nd “Chopped” Campout. The morning began with the boys building 2 fire pits for the camp.  Although we weren’t sure exactly what we were doing, the boys did a nice job.  We look forward... read more

Patrol Olympics

In April, Troop 221 traveled to Meridian State Park and our campout theme was Patrol Olympics.  The Scouts were put into 5 mixed-age patrols for the days’ competitions. The events were: Assembling and lighting a lantern Making a Travois to carry a Scout with a... read more

Transition Campout

This past weekend, Troop 221 welcomed the Incoming Class of 2016.  One of our greatest traditions is the Transition Campout.  A small group of older Scouts and Mr. S, spent the entire day Saturday working with the new guys.  They work on a whole host of TFC... read more
Recent High Adventure Trips

Sea Base Sea Exploring

Last summer, we took a crew of 20 to Florida Seabase for a Sea Exploring Adventure.  On the front end of our trip, we spent a day and a half exploring Ft. Lauderdale & the Everglades.  We took an Airboat Tour and had a great time hanging out at the hotel pool.... read more

Northern Tier

In the Summer of 2015, Troop 221 sent a crew of 8 on a Northern Tier Fishing Expedition.  The expedition departed from Atikokan, Ontario.  Two of the 8 Scouts completed their Triple Crown on this trip.  One of the many highlights of the trip was creating a sail out of... read more

Buffalo River Canoe Trip

In June of 2015, we took our 5th trip down the Buffalo National River. The water conditions were perfect and the weather was outstanding. We caught fish and cruised along the river like never before. Here are just a few of the images from the trip. There are many more... read more