Troop 599 is a large, outing oriented Troop founded in 1967 and consistently annually register 100 – 120 Scouts.  We are a well-attended, well equipped and well supported Troop and have a lot of FUN while providing our Scouts an opportunity to learn Leadership, Scouting and Life skills. 

Boy Scout Troop 599 is proud of:​​

  • There are 100 - 120 boys in the troop and 80 - 100 active/trained adult volunteers. 
  • 9 – 10 monthly outings throughout the SBISD school year.
  • ​Camping equipment provided - tents, patrol boxes, Dutch ovens, dining fly, Rappelling equipment etc. is supplied
  • Highly attended Summer Camp every year – often at out-of-state camps! Oklahoma, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia and Colorado 
  • 3 to 4 high adventure trips every year for older scouts 
  • A Boy Lead troop means there are plenty of leadership positions within the troop for the boys to earn rank advancement
  • It is well organized with processes that have been fine-tuned over the years.
  • A weekly e-blast/newsletter to let you know what is going on.
  • A FCE program to get the boys off to a great start in scouting and rank advancement
  • Merit Badge courses taught by adult volunteers throughout the year.
  • You can login on-line and monitor your son’s advancements using Troopmaster.
  • A webpage with campout details, summer camp info, pictures, merit badge schedules, etc.
  • The webpage has the full year calendar so you can make your plans.
  • Year round youth (scout) leadership training program.
  • The youth leadership annually plans the calendar of events – outings and weekly meetings - for the coming year.
  • Many trained adults for camp outs that include rock climbing, canoeing, water activities, etc.
  • Fun annual outings such as rappelling at Enchanted Rock and shooting guns at the Mountain Man Rendezvous
  • The greenery fundraiser has funded a troop truck, a trailer, new tents, climbing equipment, many canoes, CPR dummies, etc. 
  • An automated system that lets you know when medical forms are expiring.
  • Annual Fall Food Drive for the Larkin Center along with various conservation projects throughout the year. 
  • Annually earns the ​Quality Unit Award and Journey to Excellence.

Please come and visit a meeting on Tuesday evening at 7:30 to 8:30 pm in the Scout Lodge behind Memorial Drive United Methodist Church at 12955 Memorial Drive.

Weekly meetings are on Tuesday evenings during the school year. 
The Main Troop Meeting is 7:30– 8:30pm in the Scout Lodge.

First Class Emphasis (FCE) program for new scouts is from 6:30 to 7:30 in the Youth Lounge on 2nd floor of MDUMC Family Life Center.  

The main meeting often has a guest speaker.  In the past, guest speakers include: SWAT, a Falconer, a NASA engineer, etc.  The meeting before each camp out is devoted to patrol corners where the boys plan the menu, duty roster for their patrol, etc.  The monthly newsletter and weekly email provide advance notice of meeting topics.  

Our Open House is the 2nd Tuesday in November.  Our King Ranch Rendezvous outing is scheduled annually for the weekend prior to Thanksgiving at the private King Ranch (not "The King Ranch" in south Texas) located Northeast of Lockhart, Texas.   Based on a Mountain Man Rendezvous and Old West theme, the outing is highlighted by: instruction in Archery, Black Powder Rifles, .22 Rifles, Skeet Shooting, Tomahawk throwing and Skill/Pioneering events. Per BSA policy, Webelos will participate in BB gun and other skill events in lieu of Skeet Shooting, Black Powder or 22 Rifles. Adults should come prepared to participate in all events as well. A complete buffet style Texas Barbecue dinner (cooked on site) will be provided Saturday evening for all Webelos, Scouts, parents, staff and Troop guests (over 250 people in all). Then, Saturday evening we will have a big bonfire, weather permitting. Scout Patrols and Webelos Dens will each be responsible for presenting a skit and/or a song for the festivities. 

Have more questions about the troop or how to join the troop?  See Frequently Asked Questions.

Check out some pictures from Troop 599 campouts and high adventure trips.

See a recent News Letter