Note: Our primary communication within the pack occurs through the Scouts, Pack 9, Austin, Texas Facebook page. It is a private group.
Troop 9 – Scouts BSA
Cub Scout Pack 9 is closely associated with Scouts BSA Boy Scout Troop 9. Troop 9 has been continuously chartered since 1917, and we share facilities (built for the Scouts in 1956) with Troop 9.
Troop 9 celebrated their 100th birthday in 2017:
Pack 9 was established in 1938, making it the one of the oldest Cub Scout packs in Austin, Texas (83 years old in 2021). It is chartered through the Bryker Woods Elementary Parent-Teacher Association.
Girls in Pack 9
2018 marked the introduction of girls to Pack 9! For more information about girls in the Cub Scouts, please this see Scouting.org article: Family Scouting.
Kindergartners in Pack 9
January, 2019 marked the introduction of Kindergartners, ages 5-6, into Pack 9 as well. This article on Scouting.org has more details.
We are a part of the Armadillo District, which is a geographic subdivision of the Capitol Area Council, and contained mostly within Austin. It supports approximately 2,100 Scouts.
Capitol Area Council
Our council is the Capitol Area Council, which started in 1912, and supports scouting programs in 15 central Texas counties: Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, DeWitt, Fayette, Gillespie, Gonzales, Hays, Lavaca, Lee, Liano, Mason, Travis, and Williamson. The Council owns and operates 7 camping properties, in addition to the Frank Fickett Scout Training and Service Center, and the Steve Matthews Scout Shop.