Who We Are
Troop 533 was first chartered by Andover United Methodist Church in Andover, Kansas (a suburb of Wichita) in 1948 and has been active in the community ever since. We meet in our Scouthouse every Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Troop 533 has a long and distinguished heritage of providing guidance, learning and enjoyment for its membership through the Scouting program.
LEADING YOUTH TO LIFELONG VALUES
Troop 533 is well known for its active monthly outdoor program, Summer Camps, High Adventure trips (Philmont, Northern Tier, SeaBase), commitment to community service, and care for the environment. It is highly respected by the Scouting community and is a proud member of the Quivira Council BSA and the High Plains District . Troop 533 is an active organization and as such, relies heavily on the voluntary participation of parents and trained adult leaders for the implementation and continuation of this exciting program for boys.
What We Offer
Please come stop by our Scout House and see what our Scouts are doing and to talk to one of our Scout Leaders or Parents for more information.
Please visit this page often, as we post more information.
Boy Scouts Uniform
Typical “Class A” Uniform
Scouts wear a “Class A” or a “Class B” uniform. The Class A uniform is the official BSA uniform. The Class A uniform is worn on more formal events such as troop meetings, reviews, honor ceremonies, etc.
The Class B uniform is anything such as a T-shirt or sweatshirt with “Troop 533” or “Boy Scouts of America” on it. The Class B is worn for less formal events such as campouts, during the day at Summer camp, work projects, etc.
The Foundation of Scouting
On my honor I will do my best to do my duty To God and my country and to obey the Scout Law,
To help other people at all times,
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight
A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.