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Troop 1195

Boy Scout Troop 1195 is a unit of the Bull Run District of the National Capital Area Council of Scouts. We are chartered by the Lake Jackson Volunteer Fire Department and meet at the fire station at 11310 Coles Rd. in Manassas, Virginia. Weekly meetings are held on Monday evenings at 7 PM.

We are a boy run troop. To encourage and nurture leadership skills, the adults in the troop supervise, but do not lead the scouts in their advancement in ranks. The scouts are divided into patrols of 6 to 8 boys. For support of new scouts, we have senior Boy Scout and numerous Assistant Scoutmaster's help guide first-year advancements.

In addition to weekly troop meetings, the Troop conducts monthly campouts year round and participate in summer camps, both in Council at the Goshen Scout Reservation and out.

If you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting or joining the troop, please drop us an email by clicking on "Contact Us" in the Menu section on the left.

Summer Camp Swim Tests Are Tonight!

Posted on Jun 29 2016 - 7:45am

This is the last opportunity for achieving pre Summer Camp Swimmer and Beginner swim tests. Most of the waterfront merit badge require passing the Swimmer as a requirement to take the class, so this will be mandatory for most of our Scouts.

Click on the calendar event for additional information: http://www.troop1195.org/node/3989

Summer Camp Planning and Q&A Conference Call

Posted on Jun 29 2016 - 7:41am

Mr. Bonifera will host a conference call Thursday, 6/29/16 at 7pm to discuss last minute summer camp planning answer any questions.  First year scout parents should plan to attend if possible.

Summer Camp Pre-Requisites

Posted on Jun 27 2016 - 12:47pm

- MB Prerequisites - Start working on merit badge prerequisites.
     Emergency Preparedness and Wilderness Survival kits due tonight, June 27.

Summer Camp Announcements

Posted on Jun 27 2016 - 12:43pm

BSA Annual Medical Form, Parts A, B, B, & C, for camp are PAST DUE! Please contact Mr. Bonifera to arrange delivery of your physical form.

- Precamp Parents Meeting - Instead of a meeting on July 7, we will most likely have a conference call next week for parents to discuss last minute items and logistics  I will sent out more details soon.

 

- Drivers Needed for Summer Camp - we have 34 scouts going to summer camp this year so we will need additional drivers.  If you can drive scouts to and/or from camp, July 10 and 16, please contact Mr. Bonifera.

 

- Photo/Video Release - The camp may take photos/videos of scouts during summer camp to use in promotions.  If you don't want your scout in the photos/videos, please let us know.

Click on the calendar event for more information: http://www.troop1195.org/node/3422

"Outdoor" Merit Badge Day was a Success!

Posted on Jun 21 2016 - 9:16am
Thank you to all of the leaders and counselors that came out to make the "Outdoor" Merit Badge Day a success!

Lunch was fantastic as Mrs. Bonifera presented a spread of pizza, fruit and chicken tenders.

In the afternoon, Mr. Jurack was able to keep his Indian Lore Commanchees at bay while Mrs. Mark's Photographers chased a single butterfly all over the campground!

As the afternoon wound down and the majority of the Scouts went home, Mr. Stern started training a couple of Army Rangers to be for the Wilderness Survival Merit Badge. Having made fire without matches and cooking their own dinner, the Matt and Scott took on the task of making shelters to take on the night.

We haven't seen either one since . . .
 
Click the event link for more information: http://www.troop1195.org/node/3628

Physical FItness Day *POSTPONED*

Posted on May 25 2016 - 1:59pm

The rescheule date for the Fitness Day will be posted as soon as I get word! 

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