Troop 266 Celebrates 75 Years at its annual Baden-Powell Dinner

On February 20th 2018, the Troop celebrated its 75th Anniversary at the annual Baden-Powell Dinner.   This was a special evening.   More than 140 people attended. 

Guests included former scouts, former leaders and the Mayor of West U. Memorabilia related to camping, advancement, Eagle Scouts and troop history was displayed.   A few photos from the evening are posted here.  One of the pictures is of 13 Eagle Scouts from Troop 266.   We believe this is the most Troop 266 Eagles ever in one photo.  There is also a photo of 24 Eagle Scouts who attended the function.  A video produced by Surya Ramakrishnan commemorates 75 years of scouting in Troop 266 can be seen by clicking HERE   The video was shown at the dinner. 

75 years is a long time.  This was a rare and special milestone for Troop 266.


The Humas Patrol from West U Boy Scout Troop 266 spent part of their Saturday marking 50 storm water inlets in Southgate with markers reminding neighbors that the water that flows into the storm drains flows to Galveston Bay. The boys are First Class Scouts and chose this service project sponsored by Harris County Flood Control Management because it paired well with the Sustainability Merit badge the Patrol is earning. 


Front Row: Karsten Wilkinson, Owen Festa, Christian Robins Back Row: Ethan Smith, Sean Rooney, Reid Delgado

Front: Ethan Smith Back: Sean Rooney

Cameron Dominguez - Medal of Merit

Cameron Dominguez received the Meritorious Medal of Merit award from the National Boy Scout Council at the May 2018 Court of Honor.  Cameron received the award for performing bystander CPR for 20 minutes on a driver having a heart attack in a car accident on the freeway.


Noah Ryan - Finalist 2017 Eagle Project of the Year

At the 2018 New Eagle Scout Reception yesterday, Noah was recognised as a finalist for Eagle Project of the Year. 

The photo is of Zander, Ben and Noah with their SHAC Eagle medals.

In case you are wondering what it takes to win SHAC Eagle Project of the Year...The winner worked on the project for two years, he exported medical supplies to a children's hospital in Mexico and raised $42,000! 

Boy standing next to garbage


Troop 266 Volunteers Helping People Hit by Hurricane Harvey

Crews from the troop were some of the first people out on Tuesday August 29th, 2017, to help clean out homes.



Would you like to camp, backpack, hike, fish, shoot, sail, kayak, canoe, horseback ride, and cook outdoors? Would you like to serve your community, earn Merit Badges, learn about leadership and make new friends? Then Boy Scout Troop 266 is just for you!

For more info about joining Troop 266, please contact Scoutmaster Gerritt Ewing at

Troop meetings are Tuesdays at 7:30
Meetings at: High Court of West University United Methodist Church