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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 - Patrols at various locations, days and times
  • Second Monday - Troop meeting
  • Third Monday - Patrol Leaders Council
  • Fourth Monday - Troop meeting
  • Fifth Monday - Troop meeting


Busy Scouting Weekend

Posted on Oct 22 2014 - 7:02pm

It's going to be a busy Scouting Weekend again. All of these activities count as service hours.

Come out and help Michael Martinez with his Eagle Project.

Pack 61 Cubmobile Derby 2014

Posted on Oct 22 2014 - 6:51pm

Pack 61 is looking for Scouts wanting to help with their annual Cubmobile race. If you are interested then see the Signup Genius link below. 


St Catherine Parish Service Day - October 25, 2014

Posted on Oct 6 2014 - 7:29pm

Here is another great opportunity to help out St Catherine and get extra service hours.

They are in need of volunteers to do landscaping and yard cleanup for the homebound.

Troop and Patrol Leadership Positions

Posted on Oct 5 2014 - 5:25pm

Now is the time for all good Scouts to come to the aid of their Troop...

You still have time to put your name in the hat for all Troop and Patrol Leadership positions (see below). If interested, send an email to advancement@troop448austin.com and tell us what position(s) you would like to hold. Yes, you can list multiple but you will only be selected for one.

Webelos, ASSEMBLE (Webelos Woods 2014)

Posted on Sep 10 2014 - 1:22pm

If you would like to camp with Troop 448 at Webelos Woods 2014 please email David Pesek at dwpesek@gmail.com or call 512-970-1218


St Catherine Parish Service Day

Posted on Sep 9 2014 - 9:14am

Here is an opportunity to receive Service Hours. If you plan to attend please let Mr Pesek know before the event. (dwpesek@gmail.com)

Parish Service Day is fast approaching! This year the parish will serve the community in a variety of ways including yard work, landscaping, working at local shelters, cooking and delivering meals, and harvest work for the new Mobile Loaves and Fishes venture, Community First. If you would need more information see the bulletin or contact Misty at 512-892-2433 ext 34.

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