04-24TroopTroop meeting - Annual Planning
04-26TroopKyle Romine's Eagle CoH
04-27TroopKeep Loudoun Beautiful - Troop Service Project
05-01TroopTroop 961 Committee Meeting
05-02 -> 05-04TroopGoose Creek Order of the Arrow Ordeal
05-03 -> 05-04TroopCamping and Shooting weekend
05-04TroopEagle CoH for Alex Kittka
05-11Troop10 Mile Day Hike
05-13Senior LeadershipMonthly PLC Meeting
05-14CommitteeAnnual Program Launch - District Round Table
05-14TroopO/A Chapter Meeting
05-17 -> 05-18TroopClimbing - Camping
05-18TroopConnor Kirk's Eagle CoH
05-20TroopSM/ASM Montly Meeting
04-26TroopKyle Romine's Eagle CoH
1 people attending
04-27TroopKeep Loudoun Beautiful - Troop Service Project
3 people attending
05-02 -> 05-04TroopGoose Creek Order of the Arrow Ordeal
0 people attending
05-03 -> 05-04TroopCamping and Shooting weekend
2 people attending
05-11Troop10 Mile Day Hike
6 people attending
06-15 -> 06-21TroopSummer Camp - Camp Powhatan and Claytor Lake
21 people attending
07-02 -> 07-12Troop2014 Event - Northern Tier
3 people attending

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Automotive Merit Badge, March 9, 1 - 4:30 pm Second of Three Sessions, to be held Exxon Round Hill Gas Station

Posted on Mar 4 2014 - 10:24pm
  Mr Wallace 540-554-2992, 703-727-4186 C ; Mr Lopez 540-751-9015 H, 540-687-1776 C 

I know all you senior Scouts have been eye balling your parent's older car, Grandpa's car, or that hot rod down the street for your first car. Many of you will turn 15.5 yrs of age for your learners' permit well before earning Eagle Scout. Some of you are already driving Mom and Dad's car to scout meetings, but how many of you know how to change radiator fluid, add correct tire pressure, or how to change a flat tire on an uneven road with that little road jack in the trunk?

Summer Camp Sign Ups Now Open

Posted on Dec 12 2013 - 6:46am

Snow, Yes!  Summer Camp Sign-Up, Yes!

 

Believe it or not, it is time once again to sign up for summer camp.  Last year we had almost 40 scouts and 7 adults leaders attend one of the two summer camps we attended.  This year the camp selected should be a big draw as the Blue Ridge Scout Reservation camps offer unique programs that will appeal to scouts of all ages and ranks. 

OSS clean up day on November 17 from 1p to 4p

Posted on Nov 12 2013 - 12:41pm
Nov 17 2013 - 1:00pm
Nov 17 2013 - 4:00pm
Old Stone School

OSS clean up day on November 17 from 1p to 4p, The Troop would like to provide support from the Scouts and their families for a facility clean up. Please come to the OSS  to give back to the organization that gives so much to us!

9/19 Troop Meeting starts at 6:00 PM and will be at the Bluemont Fair parking lot

Posted on Sep 18 2013 - 4:07pm
Hi Folks,

Please remember, this week's Troop Meeting will be out at the Bluemont Fair parking lot where we will be lashing together and setting up the Troop Tower and working on the parking lot layout. Wear your Class B and bring work gloves if you have them.
Please arrive at 6:00 PM as we will need as much daylight as possible to make sure we get the tasks completed, we will be there till dark or when we are done, whichever is first.

The entrance to the parking area is on Snickersville Turnpike, next to Whitehall Estate Lane. Here is a link to the location on Google maps:
https://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&q=33846+Snickersville+Tpke+Bluemont,+Va+20135&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x89b60eb125513199:0x92465f12097388c3,33846+Snickersville+Turnpike,+Bluemont,+VA+20135&gl=us&ei=3sA4UuH2E4rUqAH71IGgCQ&ved=0CC4Q8gEwAA
 
Here is a link to the Fair information: http://bluemontfair.org/

This is our biggest service project of the year and here is a link to Mr. McMullen's SignUp, please make sure you are signed up to help, it is a good time had by all! We will be camping Friday and Saturday night too, so sign up for that as well: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0F4BAFAE29A02-bluemont

I look forward to seeing you Thursday night and out at the Fair on the weekend!
Make sure you are signed in when there so you get credit for your service hours.

Yours in Scouting,
Anthony Doherty

Scoutmaster T861

Thurs. Sept 5, 7PM at Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness

Posted on Sep 12 2013 - 3:47pm
Hi Folks,
 
Please remember that for THIS week's Troop meeting (Thursday night Sept 5, starting at 7PM) we will be setting up the parking field in preparation for the Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness grand opening.We'll put up signs, as well as reflectors and bright tape, and separate entrance and exit-ways. If they are ready, and we have time, we can certainly do more, like setting up tables and chairs if the 100x40 tent is up by that time. 

If we finish the work early, we may finish the meeting in their main Lodge.

Bluemont Fair Community Service/Campout - Sept 20-22

Posted on Sep 12 2013 - 1:54pm

Check Calendar for Details and Sign-up at: http://www1.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4BAFAE29A02-bluemont

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