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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.


First In-Person Weekly Meeting: This Week, Wed 14 April

Posted on Apr 12 2021 - 5:50am

This Wednesday our regular weekly meeting will be a Troop Meeting for all scouts held both in-person and virtual. Based on your family's comfort-level, you can attend in-person or via the Webex link provided on the Troop calendar.  We will be meeting at the Holy Spirit School on Braddock Road near the King's Park Shopping Center.  

Eagle Court of Honor on Wednesday, 7 April, 2021.

Posted on Apr 4 2021 - 5:31pm

This Wednesday we Honor our most recent Eagles.  Those scouts who persevered and competed their Eagle advancement in 2020 and up till now in 2021 to complete their Eagle projects and earn the rank of Eagle Scout, despite the impacts of the pandemic (Listed in alphabetic order, not by date or rank):

Fishing Event; 5-7pm, Friday March 26th

Posted on Mar 21 2021 - 7:52pm

PLEASE SIGN-UP HERE: https://burke1131.mytroop.us/node/3492 

Subject: Fishing, March 26, Friday, 5-7 PM, Accotink Creek, near Glen Park Rd and Howery Field Park.

March Miniature Madness: Competition for Best Miniature Bushcraft Survival Camp Scene

Posted on Mar 21 2021 - 6:42pm
Hello all,
For this Wednesday's troop meeting we have some friendly competition in store! We're calling it "March Miniature Madness" and it will involve creating miniature survival camping/bushcraft scenes and uploading photos of them to a shared Google folder. We'll have a NCAA bracket style photo judging, and the winner will get bragging rights (And a prize from the Scoutmaster to be presented at the April campout). 

1131 National Mall Scavenger Hunt

Posted on Mar 21 2021 - 6:12pm

On Saturday 20 March Scouts and Scouters from Troop 1131  trekked all over the National Mall on a scavenger hunt created by two of our own scouts; Chase Whitfield and Daniel Belloni.  The scouts had a blast, ate lunch at the lunch trucks, discovered all parts of the historical monuments and memorials from Lincoln through the memorials to the Vietnam War, Korean War, World War II, past the Washington Monument and all around the national museums and Smithsonian castle. Post your photos if you haven't yet, and see the photos others took for Group 1 (https://photos.app.goo.gl/Y6YVVMCQjMP7JpPRA), and Group 2: (https://photos.app.goo.gl/qij9mEUrK6UPZcro7). 

New Scouts Bridge into 1131: Charles, Brian, and Garrett

Posted on Mar 21 2021 - 5:47pm

Please join us in welcoming three new scouts to Troop 1131 who joined in two different bridging ceremonies in recent days: Charles Caswell, Brian Leppert, and Garret Lytle.  

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