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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 Lake Jackson Volunteer Fire Department and meet at the fire department building at 11310 Coles Road in Manassas, Virginia on Monday evenings at 7 p.m.

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. Like dens in the Cub Scout program, our boys are divided by age into patrols of 6 to 8 boys. New Scout patrols have a senior Boy Scout assigned as a guide and an Assistant Scoutmaster assigned to help guide first-year advancements.

In addition to weekly troop meetings, we have a monthly campout year round; participate in summer camp at Camp Olmsted on the Goshen Scout Reservation or Camp Rock Enon; and participate in high adventure activities, including Northern Tier and Philmont.

If you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting or joining the troop, please contact us at BSATroop1195@comcast.net or call Matt Stern (Scoutmaster) 703-232-4018 / scoutmaster@troop1195.org or Bob Marks (Committee Chairman) committee@troop1195.org.

No Troop Meeting on Monday!

Posted on Apr 30 2016 - 6:51pm

*Monday's Meeting is a Patrol Leaders Council meeting.*

Discovery Nature Trail Eagle Scout Project Trifecta!

Posted on Apr 28 2016 - 6:02am

Eagle Scout Service Project

Joe Duncan, Joshua Jurack and Ryan Marks graciously request your assistance in creating three outdoor classrooms for the Discovery Nature Trail connecting Benton Middle School, Coles Elementary School, Colgan High School, and the Prince William County Landfill.

If you haven't yet registered to participate, please click on REGISTER on the calendar event here: http://www.troop1195.org/node/3612 and indicate what hours you are available to assist.

We know that everyone has a multitude of commitments on Saturday, so feel free to come and go around your other events. But please offer as much time as you can for our future Eagle Scouts!

Thank you for your support.


When: Saturday, April 30, 2016
Where: Benton Middle School Parking Lot
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Scouts to gather at 7:45)

If coming late, please contact Dave Duncan (703-772-0374), PJ Jurack (202-557-5710), or  Bob Marks (904-339-1194) to find out where we are at the time. 

Summer Camp at Bashore Scout Reserve

Posted on Apr 28 2016 - 5:53am

Scout Camp is July 10th - 16th.

The BSA Annual Medical Forms, Parts A,B, & C, are due to Mr. Bonifera no later than June 6th for all scouts and adults who will be attending Scout Camp. The form and instruction are attached below.

Join us at Scout Camp for a week of scout skills, merit badges, and a lot of fun! The Troop is going to Bashore Scout Reservation located in Jonestown, PA.

See the sign up sheet at the next Troop meeting to go with us. For those of you who have signed up already, please pay the registration fee as soon as possible. The payment deadline is May 9th. Payment can be made by check to the Troop at a meeting or by PayPal on our web site.

The fee for scouts is $350 (includes all merit badge supplies) and $145 for each adult.
See http://padutchbsa.org/camping/bashore/ or contact Mr. Bonifera (703-732-7858 or vinceb321@yahoo.com) for more information.

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

Order of the Arrow Candidates

Posted on Mar 24 2016 - 6:43am

Congratulations to the following scouts:

Jonah Jurack
Josh Ogden
Danny Stern
Joey Stern

These scouts were chosen by their peers for an opportunity to join Boy Scout's National Honor Fraternity; The Order of the Arrow. The candidates that received the required number of votes were tapped out during a campfire ceremony on the Leesylvania camping trip.

Used Scout Shirts, Hats, and Gear

Posted on Dec 22 2015 - 7:24am

Do you have any Scout Shirts, Hats, and/or other gear that has been outgrown or is no longer being used? 

Please donate any clean and serviceable Scout Shirts, Hats, and/or other gear at a Troop Meeting.

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