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What's So Great About Troop 20?

Fun Activities: Skiing, Rock Climbing, Whitewater Rafting, Canoeing, Sailing, Caving, Bicycling!

Campouts every month in tents, treehouses, submarines, battleships, lodges, and under the stars! 

High Adventure: Multiple treks to Philmont, Sea Base, and Northern Tier! 

Achievement: 27 Eagle Scouts in the last 5 years!

Boy-Led: Scouts choose, organize, and publicize activities, set up online registration, and lead events!

We are a diverse group of boys from at least six religions and 17 different schools, coming together for outdoor fun.  Join us!

Philmont overnight training hike- OPEN TO EVERYONE

Posted on May 21 2017 - 9:14pm

The Philmont 2017 crew will be having an overnight training hike to prepare for our trip in July. This hike will not be geared towards rank advancement because it's intent is to give the Philmont crew practice using gear and getting to know their daily routine on the trip. We will hike on Sunday camp Sunday night, and pack up and return Monday morning.

Wilderness Survival Camp out, May 20th- 21st, 2017

Posted on Apr 29 2017 - 8:52pm

This is the Wilderness Survival Campout. We will meet at RCMS at 9:30 AM on May 20th we will leave at percicely 10:00, so BE THERE AT 9:30.  We will try to leave the site at 9:30 AM on May 21st. 

Laurel Caverns Campout 5/5-5/7/17 Sign Up on "Event registration"

Posted on Apr 29 2017 - 8:45pm
May 5 2017 - 6:00pm
May 7 2017 - 12:00pm
 
Laurel Caverns, Pennsylvania
 

This year, we will be returning to Laurel Caverns for caving! We will meet at Rachel Carson Middle School on Friday, May 5th, at 6:00pm.  We will plan to leave by 6:15 or 6:30. Please be on time, becase we will leave without you if you are not. We will stop for dinner on the way to the campsite, so please bring some cash with you, but also consider bringing a small snack, as it is a long drive. To go on the trip, you must be at least 12 years old, unless we can get four adults. If you want to go but are not 12 years old, sign up anyway and I will talk to you at the next troop meeting. If we have 4 adults attending, we can split up into two groups (12+ and 9+). It will cost $45 per person to attend the campout, to cover the cost of food, campground, and the caving. If you do not have ankle-high boots, long sleeves, long pants, two sources of light, and the completed permission form, you will be sent home when you arrive at RCMS (see below).

National Gallery of Art - Modern Art Private Tour on Sat May 13

Posted on Apr 25 2017 - 12:15pm

UPDATED TIME: Modern Art at the National Gallery of Art

We're taking a trip to the East Building of the National Gallery of Art on Saturday, May 13. We'll get our own docent (museum guide) to show us and explain some works of modern art. Whether you already like modern art or think your Kindergarten paintings are better than anything you've ever seen in a museum, this will be fun trip where you get to learn some new and interesting things. The tour will be geared towards middle to high schoolers, but younger scouts are definitely welcome!

Troop Storage Unit Clean Out

Posted on Apr 23 2017 - 9:45pm

This is a troop wide mandatory activity. We need adults to help out with this activity and need at least one parent per Scout family to attend. Everybody will meet at the storage unit at 9am.This will count as a non-camping troop activity for meeting Second Class requirement 1a.

Earth Day Cleanup Saturday, 22 April 2017 at 0800 - 1000

Posted on Apr 20 2017 - 10:18pm

Troop 20 will be participating in Earth Day by picking up trash along several creeks and common areas this Saturday, 22 April 2017 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.  We will be meeting at the Chantilly Highlands Community Center located at 3225 Kinross Circle, Oak Hill, VA 20171 .  This will count toward rank advancement requirements related to service project hours or conservation service project hours. Please register if you plan to come.

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