Frequently Asked Questions
For answers to questions frequently asked about Troop 55 and the process of joining, click here.

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For a BOY to become a Scout at Troop 55, he or his parents need to submit the following:

1.  BSA registration form.
For a Scout application, please contact the Registrar, Scoutmaster or Troop Committee Chair.
You do not need to provide the $10 registration fee as stated on the form (T-55 will pay the fee).

2.  BSA medical form.
This form is for both youth and adult members.  The medical information on this form needs to be updated ANNUALLY.

Parts A and B of this medical form are needed prior to participation in weekend campouts or in-town activities.  Parts A and B do not require a doctor's exam.

Part C of this form does require a doctor's exam.  Part C is needed prior to summer camp, any high-adventure activity, or various other activities as described on the form.

There is a separate risk advisory document for several of BSA's high adventure camps.  That risk advisory is for review only and does not need to be submitted to T-55 along with Parts A, B and C.

Click to download the MEDICAL FORM (PDF, 4 pages)

3.  Dues check payable to "Troop 55".
The annual fee is $150 for the first Scout and $125 for additional Scouts in the same family.
The dues are normally collected in Sep-Oct of each year.  New scouts joining in Jan-Mar pay the full annual fee as they receive a T-55 neckerchief, handbook and other items upon joining.  New scouts who join at the end of the school year normally pay a prorated dues.

4.  Waiver and Medical consent to treat forms:
Consent, Release and Emergency Contact Form >
Consent to Treat Form >

5.  Deliver your forms.
These documents can be delivered or mailed to the T-55 Registrar, the Troop Committee Chair, or the Scoutmaster.  Please do not send these documents directly to the Scout Office.  For link to addresses, click here.

6.  Scout Uniform.
For guidance on purchase of a Scout Uniform, click here.

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For an ADULT to become a registered leader at Troop 55, he/she needs to submit the following:

No payment is required. T-55 will pay the registration fee.

1.  BSA registration form.
For an adult application, please contact the Registrar, Scoutmaster or Troop Committee Chair.
You do not need to provide the $10 registration fee as stated on the form (T-55 will pay the fee).

2.  BSA medical form.
This form is for both youth and adult members.  The medical information on this form needs to be updated ANNUALLY.

Parts A and B of this medical form are needed prior to participation in weekend campouts or in-town activities.  Parts A and B do not require a doctor's exam.

Part C of this form does require a doctor's exam.  Part C is needed prior to summer camp, any high-adventure activity, or various other activities as described on the form.

There is a separate risk advisory document for several of BSA's high adventure camps.  That risk advisory is for review only and does not need to be submitted to T-55 along with Parts A, B and C.

Click to download the MEDICAL FORM (PDF, 6 pages)

3.  Deliver your forms.
The adult registration form should be delivered or mailed to the Troop Committee Chair.  The medical form can be send to either the T-55 Registrar or the Troop Committee Chair.  Please do not send these documents directly to the Scout Office.  For link to addresses, click here.

4.  Take Youth Protection Training.
In addition to these documents, all adult leaders at T-55 must take Youth Protection Training plus the specific training for the position in which they wish to serve (Asst Scoutmaster, Merit Badge Counselor, etc).

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Scoutmaster for 2014-15:
Robert Lombardi
713-340-0630 (home)
832-980-3600 (cell)
scoutmaster@troop55.org

Troop Committee Chair for 2014-15:
Mallory Caldwell
713-621-2333 (home)
832-721-3734 (cell)
tcc@troop55.org