BSA Troop 834

Welcome to the official website of Boy Scout Troop 834 based in Scott Township, PA.

About Us

Troop 834 is part of the Frontier District of the Laurel Highlands Council – Boy Scouts of America. We are sponsored by Our Lady of Grace Parish in Scott Township, Pittsburgh, PA. Troop 834 is now in its 56th year of operation and is led by Scoutmaster Matt Kraeuter.

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Upcoming Events

Troop 834 always has something exciting happening. To keep track of everything you don't want to miss, the calendar will help you stay up-to-date with the most recent announcements, events, and updates.

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Contact Us

Are you interested in joining the troop? Do you want to know more about us? Check out our Join Us page for more information about who we are and what we do.

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Blog at a Glance

Meeting Announcements 12/3/15

At this meeting we focused on finishing lashings, particularly working with the tripod and diagonal lashings. Several ex-Troop 834 scouts who “graduated” this past year returned to say hello. At the end of the meeting we played Dodgeball. Permission slips will be released soon for the Pittsburgh Hike on December 20. If you have not […]

Meeting Announcements 11/19/15

The subject of this meeting was lashings. The older scouts taught how to tie square and tripod lashings to the younger scouts. Afterwards we played the game Submarines. This weekend is the November Weekend Campout to Camp Twin Echo! Be ready to leave at 6:00 pm Friday at the Scout Locker. There will be no meeting […]

Month in Advance: October 2015

October is going to be a busy month for Troop 834! Read below to see an overview of what is happening this month. Every Thursday — Troop Meetings Every Sunday — Ad Altare Dei Classes 2-4 — Chapter Service/Brotherhood Weekend 9-11 — Adult Leader Training 16-18 — Allohak Menewi OA Ordeal/Brotherhood Weekend 17 — Jamboree on the […]

WEBSITE UPDATE: September Court of Honor

At the September Court of Honor, recently earned merit badges and ranks were handed out, summer camp stories were told, and the annual program and new troop leadership were announced. The troop website is now up-to-date with the most recent information, such as: New troop leadership Calendar outlook for the upcoming year