TROOP 583       ===> TROOP 40      
Boy Scouts of America

Arrowhead District of Rio Grande Council
McAllen, Texas

Troop 40 was established and chartered through Holy Spirit Parish late in 2011.

Troop 583 did not re-charter in 2011. It no longer exists as an active Boy Scout Troop.
This web presence left up as a celebration of events past
and a celebration of the new Troop 40.

The Scoutmaster of Troop 40 is Mike Wilson
The first Scoutmaster of Troop 40 was Juan F. Sauceda

retired scoutmaster: Gerard Mittelstaedt    
If you need some assistance locating an active Troop or other information I will point you in a helpful direction. gmitt (at)

For official information phone Rio Grande Council in Harlingen, Texas - 956 423-0250

Boy Scout Troop 83 (Mission, TX)
has its annual
Christmas Tree Sale

on a lot on the East side of Shary Road,
Between Expressway 83 and Business 83
just north of the IHOP restraunt.
The Christmas Tree Sale generally begins in the last week of November .

Rio Grande Council (main office in Harlingen, Texas) new official website on doubleknot servers

    Crew 583
(Venturing Crew 583 no longer exists)
The link above shares some of its activities when it did exist. (pre year 2012)
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as of April 2013 Venturing Crew 1849 is active in the McAllen, Texas area

Another Venturing crew (83) is forming in the Mission, Texas area in 2013.

past Troop 583 Events index page.

old Troop 583 main page links should still work

Venture Crew 583 page.

Venturing Crew 1849 page

a Troop 80 page unofficial - Troop 80 meets at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Mission, Texas.

Fox Patrol WoodBadge SR 859 Leadership Training - Spring 2007.
BobWhite Patrol WoodBadge SR 859 Leadership Training - Spring 2007.

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. Rio Grande Council new 2009 official website on doubleknot servers

Rio Grande Council website.

Camp Perry maps and general information. Camp Perry Website totally dedicated to Camp Perry in Rio Grande Council - South Texas.

Laguna Station High Adventure Base at the southern end of South Padre Island, Texas.

MyScouting BSA website for Training and personal registration

ScoutStuff BSA online store.

US Scouts - Merit Badge info index.

LINKS to Boy Scout websites official and unofficial.

Dedication for a City of Pharr Park honoring BSA Troop 262 Scoutmaster, Lorenzo "Lore" Garcia in Pharr, Texas.

sample - Troop 40 parents guide a text file

-- updated - 7 July 2014

Scoutmasters emeritus :
      Gerard Mittelstaedt
      Jose A. Gamez
     Doc. Olivarez

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