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


Patrol Meeting Week - Elect New Patrol Leaders

Posted on Oct 13 2015 - 11:17am

Next week is Patrol Meeting week. Patrols should be electing new Patrol Leaders if you have not done so already.

Time to Recharter

Posted on Oct 12 2015 - 8:12pm

Mike Berryman is handling Recharter for the Troop

Dave Guzman is handling Recharter for the Team

Michael Reyes is handling Recharter for the Crew

If you are members of both please make  2 checks to simplify accounting

Troop Elections - Note the date change

Posted on Oct 7 2015 - 9:29pm

Hey Troop, it's election time!

If you are interested in any of the following positions please send an email to advancement@troop448austin.com stating your name and the position(s) you are requesting.

Bailey Service Project Day

Posted on Oct 7 2015 - 9:27pm

Hey Troop,

Please register for the Bailey Middle School Service Project Day coming up on October 17. This is a great opportunity to get those much needed service project hours and to do some good for the community. Lunch will be provided. 

Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Aggie Eagle Program

Posted on Oct 7 2015 - 9:23pm

From Texas A&M...


Our next Aggie Eagle Program is scheduled for 13-14 November 2015.  If you have any Eagle Scouts that might be interested in attending Texas A&M University and participating in the Corps of Cadets, we would appreciate it if you would refer them to us at the website, email address, or phone at the end of this email.  

Merit Badge Workshop Registration Opening October 6th

Posted on Oct 6 2015 - 11:30am

Fellow Scouters:

Merit Badge Workshop is quickly approaching and as we put the final touches on this great event we are pleased to announce that Registration will open tonight, October 6, 2015 at 9pm.

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