Pay Dues or Fees ONLINE

Upcoming Key Dates!

Sept 9: First Troop Meeting

   * first regularly scheduled meeting of the Fall semester *

Sept 28: First Campout

Sept 30: Annual Dues Deadline

Dec 2: Last Troop Meeting

   * last regularly scheduled meeting of the Fall semester *

Dec 9: Court of Honor, UPUMC

Full Calendar for 2019-2020 (pdf)

HPPC Map to Merit Badge and Company Meeting Rooms

Please refer to our TroopMaster website for specific dates/times of all activities. The calendar is available under the Activities menu, then click "Activity Calendar".  You can subscribe to our online calendar here -- this is a great way to integrate into your personal calendar on your smartphone or desktop pc.

Troop Meetings are on Mondays @ 7:15 PM ending at 8:30 PM, unless otherwise notified.  We will meet every Monday except for the following: Labor Day, certain Mondays following overnight campouts, Christmas break, MLK Day, Spring Break, and the Monday following Easter. 

DUES are due no later than September 30th:

    $175 for the first scout in a family

    $100 for each additional scout in a family

    $50 for the first scout in a family whose dad is an ASM

Checks made out to “BSA Troop 82” are accepted at Monday meetings OR mail to PO Box 12596 Dallas, TX 75225.  Credit cards will also be accepted at Monday meetings during the month of September OR Pay online!

(please be sure to indicate your son’s name in the “Notes” field)


Maps to many of our locations may be found in TroopMaster; login and under the Unit menu, click "Unit Documents" then "Documents".

2019-2020 Dates:

September 28-29

October 19-20
November 9-10
January 25-26
February 22-23 ***mandatory 5 mile hike***
March 28-29  (guests welcome)

April 18-19  (parent/son)


*** Note: this is mandatory for all Patrol Leaders, Assistant Patrol leaders and TTFC scouts (first and second year scouts). It is mission critical for all scouts to attend to help them accomplish advancement objectives. We need maximum participation from scouts and dads. This is a highly rewarding and memorable campout.

Note: all campout departures will be 8:30 AM from the West parking lot of HPPC, unless otherwise communicated.

Troop 82 Alumni Facebook page


BACKGROUND:  Troop 82 was chartered on March 1, 1955 by Highland Park Presbyterian Church.  As a Christian ministry of the church, over five thousand Scouts have been members, and over 600 Scouts have attained the rank of Eagle Scout. Currently our membership runs around 250 Scouts each school year, representing different schools in several areas of Dallas, including but not limited to St. Marks, Christ the King, Cistercian, Cambridge, Highland Park, ESD, Parish, Providence, Trinity Christian, Dallas ISD, and others.


PURPOSE:  To have FUN, and to learn skills, leadership, and character through troop meetings, camping, and high adventure treks.  We strive to embody good citizenship while learning our responsibility and duty to God, country, others, family, and ourselves.   We utilize the principles of the Scout Law which calls Scouts to be:  Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent. As a ministry of the HPPC, the troop does present the gospel of Jesus Christ but welcomes all who profess a belief in God. 


ORGANIZATION:  Troop 82 has a highly organized structure in order to efficiently manage the needs of the Scouts.  The Trail to First Class program is detailed so a Scout can earn his Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class rank by following a syllabus on his own or with the Troop.  The Troop is organized by using the BSA, Baden-Powell model for Troops.  For every four patrols, there is a Senior Patrol Leader and his staff to lead the boys in the program.  There are over 120 specific parent volunteer positions to provide the resources to the program.


JOINING OUR TROOP:  Please see the New Scout Invitation page.

If you have any questions or comments about the Troop, please contact the appropriate representative on the Contact Us page.