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Welcome to Troop 1131 in Burke, VA! We are chartered by St. Stephens United Methodist Church.

We strive to organize a traditional Boy Scout Troop to serve youth in our area and insure every Scout and Leader has "world-class" experiences in a physically and socially safe environment that reinforce the timeles values of Scouting.

Swim Tests at South Run Recenter on 4/29/14 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM

Posted on Apr 16 2014 - 11:56am

The Troop has reserved a swimming lane for scouts to use to pass their Second and First Class Swimming Requirements. Scouts should review Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat in their handbooks.

History of Scouting Hike – Baden Powel Trail on Saturday May 24th, 2014

Posted on Apr 7 2014 - 2:07pm

What: This is the third of four historic trails in Washington, DC. The first 3000 hikers may receive a special medal in addition to two patches. The hike is about 7.2 miles in length, but we can expect it to be longer.

Camp Raven Knob $100 deposit now due

Posted on Apr 7 2014 - 2:05pm

The $100 deposit for scouts attending Camp Raven Knob summer camp is now due. 

If you will have not yet made your deposit, please see the Troop Treasurer, Mr. John Barnhill, at one of the upcoming Troop Meetings or mail your deposit check (payable to Troop 1131) to him at 6659 Newchandler Ct. Burke, VA  22015. 

Still accepting donations for 2014 Friends of Scouting campaign

Posted on Apr 7 2014 - 2:04pm

Thank you to those of you who have donated to the 2014 Friends of Scouting campaign. Due to your generosity, Troop 1131 will once again be one of the leading units in the Patriot District.

Feed the Homeless on Monday, March 31st

Posted on Mar 31 2014 - 7:02am

Feed the Homeless

Food Preparation involves cooking the meals, packaging food, and cleaning the kitchen at St. Stephen’s. Food Distribution involves driving to homeless shelters (motels) along Route 29 in Fairfax, and handing meals to homeless residents.

Ian Walker Eagle Project

Posted on Mar 30 2014 - 8:56pm
Ian Walker is conducting his Eagle Project on April 6.  He is planting saplings through the Fairfax County Parks reforesting program at Wakefield Park or somewhere near there. 

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