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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.

Multi-District Virginia South Region (NCAC) Spring Camporee

Posted on Apr 16 2019 - 8:21pm

Please join Troop 1195 as we participate in a multi-district Virginia South Region (NCAC) Spring Camporee at Dominion Raceway in Woodford, Virginia. In addition to challenging Scouts to compete in Soapbox Derby races, this auto-themed Camporee will offer six different merit badge classes on Saturday, April 27, 2019.

Scouts can select a morning and afternoon class and can choose from Automotive Maintenance, Fire Safety, Model Design and Building, Safety, Traffic Safety and Truck Transportation merit badges. Please use the troop website to register for this event. Also, please review the hyperlink below for additional details about this event:

https://www.scoutingevent.com/082-scoutboxderby

Swim Test for rafting trip and summer camp

Posted on Apr 16 2019 - 8:21pm

On Sunday, May 5, 2019, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Troop 1195 will conduct swim tests for all Scouts and Adults who will be going on the rafting trip as well as summer camp. The swim test will take place at the Colgan Pool. Please arrive on time, dressed in appropriate swim attire ready for the swim test. 

Merit Badge Opportunities from County Parks and Recreation

Posted on Apr 16 2019 - 8:21pm

Check out the merit badge classes offered by Fairfax County Parks & Recreation this spring.

Merit Badge offerings begin on page 122.  Parktakes Merit Badge Classes

The Prince William Cub Run RECenter also has merit badge classes in April, including during Spring Break.

Go to Parktakes online to register (you can Google search for Prince William County Parktakes)

Camp Rodney Summer Camp

Posted on Apr 16 2019 - 8:18pm

Troop 1195 will be attending summer camp at Rodney Scout Reservation in Maryland from July 14-20, 2019.

Please take time before summer camp to read the Rodney Scout Reservation Leader's Guide.

Click on the calendar event for additional details.

Canoeing on the James River - July 20-26, 2019

Posted on Apr 16 2019 - 8:17pm

The Venture Crew is once again embarking on a week-long canoeing trip down the James River. The trip will take place July 20-26, 2019, one week after Summer Camp at Rodney Scout Reservation. The cost for the trip will be approximately $250.00. Interested scouts should contact Mr. Malloy by email or at the weekly meeting.

Troop Library Update

Posted on Oct 4 2018 - 7:38am

Please consider donating your used merit badge books to the Troop Library!

Click on the LIBRARY link to see the list of books available.

Contact Scott Gladwell at scottgladwell@yahoo.com for additional information.

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