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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.

Troop Gear

Posted on Jun 3 2021 - 3:43pm

The Troop has opened a temporary online store for Troop shirts and sweatshirts. The purpose of the store is to build orders for shipping prior to Summer Camp. The online store is now OPEN!

*Please Note: No money is collected by the online store. This is just to build the orders. Payments will be handled at the Troop level with the Treasurer.

Click on the "Troop Gear" link in the menu for additional information.

Closed Toe Shoes - Great article!

Posted on May 26 2021 - 4:03pm

Mr Stern says: The answer is Crocs in the camp site hiking / trail shoes for activities. No open toe shoes!

Open-Toe Shoes vs. Closed-Toe Shoes at Scouting Events - What's Allowed?

Posted on May 26 2021 - 3:35pm

Open-Toe Shoes vs. Closed-Toe Shoes at Scouting Events - What's Allowed?

https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/

And after you read this article. We'll let Mr. Stern weigh in on it!

Eagle Court of Honor

Posted on May 20 2021 - 9:08am
Congratulations to our five new Eagle Scouts!
 
Aidan, Matthew, Joey, Luke, and Jacob
 
Gentlemen, your court of honor was a great success!

Summer Camp Merit Badge Schedule Update

Posted on May 20 2021 - 8:15am
Summer Camp Class Update
 
- Everyone who wanted Whitewater Rafting got in!
- Fishing and Fly Fishing are NOT offered due to a shortage of counselors.
- Some of the other Merit Badges are already full.
- PLEASE READ the enclosed roster:
     - If your name is in Green - you got all the merit badges you wanted!
     - It it is in Yellow there is an issue. Either missing a merit badge due to a change or the Merit Badge is not offered.
     - If the Merit Badge is in Orange - it means it is not offered any longer either during that time or not at all. 
     - Archery, Climbing and Emergency Preparation are no longer viable options.
     - Rifle shooting times may be able to be switched.
- Send Mr. Stern your updates ASAP!

Wilderness First Aid Course

Posted on May 17 2021 - 3:06pm

Unfortunately, the course provider is unable to resource the in-person session we hoped to host at the firehouse.  Those who registered for the hybrid class can still complete the online portion and then attend any scheduled in-person session with CWS (subject to space availability; the sooner participants complete the online portion and pass the test, the sooner they can claim available seats for an in-person session).  In-person session dates and locations are posted on the CWS website (there could be several on Jun 12 as there were no instructors available to come to us).

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