About Scouts

About the Film

 Scouts is Feature Film based on Troop 242, which is a historic Boy Scout group in Houston, Texas.  Scouts is a PG coming of age film like The Bad News Bears, Roll Bounce and Stand By Me.   Through the years, the African-American troop has garnered the most Eagle Scouts in the southwest.  However, times are different…Video-Games, iPods and Hip Hop music all seem to make scouting passé. 

Chester, a young delinquent, joins a local Boy Scout troop in order to escape spending time in juvenile detention.   The Troop suspects Chester’s involvement in their misfortune.  Chester’s poor performance during camporee competitions also adds tension.  One final race to finish. How will  Chester perform when he really has to be a team player?  And will his actions be enough to revive Troop 242? 

Scouts is a PG-13 coming of age film like The Bad News Bears, Roll Bounce, Sandlot, and Stand By Me.

About the Director

Tyrone is a graduate of AFI. His debut feature documentary, 8 Wheels and Some Soul Brotha Music, was the inspiration to the successful feature film Roll Bounce. Tyrone served as producer and a marketing consultant adding to his career development. Tyrone has directed many music videos and live concert events. Tyrone produced and directed the Emmy nominated cable series Cool Women, executive produced and created by Debbie Allen. Tyrone has had the opportunity to learn and grow as a filmmaker by working with directors like Spike Lee, Clive Barker, and Paul Thomas Anderson, just to name a few.