The troop utilizes RainedOut.com to send text alerts for last minute reminders and updates related to outings such as return-to-the-church timing after a campout or other important information. We use this service sparingly for only the most urgent time-sensitive needs. The troop does not capture cell phone numbers through this system and only participants can add or remove themselves from the alerts. Families are encouraged to sign up by texting troop23 to 84483. Watch for replies stating, “Thanks for signing up for RainedOut” and/or “Welcome to RainedOut mobile alerts.