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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.

 

Klondike UPDATE - IT IS MUCH CHEAPER THAN I SAID

Posted on Dec 8 2019 - 10:16pm

Sorry for the confusion.  It turns out Klondike (24-26 Jan 2020) is much cheaper than I said. 
The per scout fee for Klondike is $25 per scout, not $125 as I misreported at the last meeting, SORRY!!!

Selling Wreaths for Advent at SSUMC: Sat 7 Dec

Posted on Dec 2 2019 - 9:19pm

If you can't make it to Antietam, never fear, there is still an opportunity to serve your community!

Dec 7 2019 - 10:00am
Dec 7 2019 - 1:00pm
SSUMC

A service opportunity for your scout to help the Troop sell holiday wreaths to make money for new Troop gear and other supplies.  

UPDATE: Leaving for Antietam Saturday Morning!

Posted on Dec 1 2019 - 2:05pm

UPDATE on Antietam: Two Changes: 1) We will leave Saturday Morning, 2) Cost reduction

1) We will now meet at Saint Stephen's Saturday Morning at 6:00am, instead of departing Friday. Still staying at the Treehouse Camp at Maple Tree Campground in Rohrersville Maryland on Saturday night.  

UPDATE: Troop Calendar January to Jun

Posted on Dec 1 2019 - 1:42pm

Updated Troop Calendar for January through June (and a few notes for July/Aug - Philmont)

See Attached.  This is a basic week-to-week schedule, covering main campouts and weekly meeting activity.  Additional events will be added for New Scout events and Philmont train-up, as well as other service events (like Feed the Homeless dates), etc. 

Klondike Derby - Jan 2020 - Be Prepared for Winter Camping

Posted on Nov 30 2019 - 11:17pm

The Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) has decided we will attend a Klondike Derby this January. 

Klondike Derby (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klondike_derby) is a traditional Winter Camping experience for BSA, Scouts Canada, and other Scouting organizations, originally created to commemorate the Klondike Gold Rush into the Yukon territory of Canada in the late 1800s.  Ours will be in Potomac Maryland in late January, so highly likely to be less extreme, and likely even without snow (Likely not entirely unlike our January "Winter Games" campout last year).  The Scouts will, however, prepare a sled and survival gear, learn some cold-weather camping skills, and meet scouts and troops from our neighboring Potomac District.  

2019 Pre-ThanksGiving Dinner & Campout!!!

Posted on Nov 10 2019 - 9:37pm

Please Sign-Up (We need headcounts of all guests coming to purchase food in advance): 

Details for the Weekend at: https://burke1131.mytroop.us/node/3107 and in the attached Flyer and Itinerary.

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