Welcome to Troop 448's Website!

Welcome to the Troop 448 Website.  We are a 2012 Journey to Excellence GOLD UNIT sponsored by the Knights of Columbus #8156 of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church.  We meet at the State Firemen's & Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA) at 707 W FM 1626, Austin, Texas on the second, fourth and fifth Mondays of each month at 7 p.m. SFFMA is next to the new Manchaca Fire Station. 

"Through the Scout Oath and Law, Troop 448 will be a fun, respectful unit led by Eagle-bound scouts, and will serve the community in an organized and effective manner" 

Want to see photos of our activities? Visit the Troop Historian's blog and the Varsity Team's Blog here. 

If you need more information about Troop 448, or a user name and password to this site, please use the "Contact Us" tab in the Menu area.  Membership to this site is restricted to unit members and their families.

Meeting schedule (all meetings start at 7 pm at SFFMA unless otherwise noted):

  • First week of month - Patrol Leaders Council/Committee & Parents Meeting
  • Second Monday - Troop meeting
  • Third Monday - Patrols at various locations, days and times
  • Fourth Monday - Troop meeting
  • Fifth Monday - Troop meeting



Posted on Nov 25 2015 - 6:37pm

We all have many things we are thankful for, so have a great and safe Thanksgiving!

Next meeting location

Posted on Nov 23 2015 - 9:06pm

November 30th - Troop Meeting - Shady Hollow Community Center

December 7th - Patrol Leaders Council - Shady Hollow Community Center

Family Event and PLC News

Posted on Nov 7 2015 - 12:10pm
Hi Troop, John Hearn here.

At Monday's PLC meeting we planned some upcoming events, namely the Family Picnic and the Backpacking 101 Campout. We decided to assign different patrols to different parts of the meal we will be having. The list of Patrols present and their assignments are as follows:

New Troop Leadership

Posted on Nov 7 2015 - 12:08pm
Hi troop, John Hearn here.

The following people have earned themselves a leadership position for this term:

Popcorn Order Turn-in Reminder

Posted on Oct 28 2015 - 7:03pm

Reminder,   if you haven’t turned in your  popcorn order  please do so ASAP!   You can send me a summary of the items via email, and I can collect the money at the next meeting.

New Senior Patrol Leader

Posted on Oct 27 2015 - 10:58am

Congratulations to the new Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) John Hearn!

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