About Us


Troop 1598 is a medium-sized Boy Scout troop located in the Houston/Clear Lake Area.  We are sponsored by the Piper's Meadow Community Improvement Association and are a part of the San Jacinto District in the Sam Houston Area Council. 


Troop 1598 History 

Boy Scout Troop 1598 was chartered in 1994 by our first Scoutmaster, Tommy Thomas.  It began with 8 scouts and 3 assistant scoutmasters.  Since then, we have grown to a stable 30-35 scouts in 3 patrols.  Since 2006, Colonel Mike Fossum has served as the Scoutmaster.  Troop 1598 is committed to training our scouts to succeed in the world.  We have been recognized as the best troop in the San Jacinto District multiple times at Camporees.  In our 22-year history, 45 young men from Troop 1598 have attained the rank of Eagle Scout. 


Troop 1598 Philosophy

It doesn’t take long to notice – Troop 1598 is a different kind of Scout troop. From our red berets, to our troop “battle flag”, to our historic Navy fighter squadron inspired patrol patches, we have a unique look and the spirit and confidence to match. 

Troop 1598 is frequently called “hard-core” and we’re proud of it. We know when it’s time to work and time to play – and we’re the best at both! As skill-levels increase, the leaders are challenged to stay one step ahead as they plan new adventures to put them to the test.

We’re a medium-sized troop and enjoy the advantage of being able to do more fun things without all the chaos and confusion you find in the very large organizations. Every one of the Scouts in T-1598 is very important to us and never gets lost in the crowd.  We believe “Scout stuff is real stuff” – Scouting is the best preparation a young man can have in preparing him for success in the outside world – first in school and later in life. The leadership skills and confidence developed in meeting exciting challenges will last a lifetime. And the friendships forged in the process will make the journey more fun along the way!


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