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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.

Supervisor Nohe to Visit the Troop Meeting

Posted on Nov 23 2017 - 1:59am

Supervisor Nohe, the Coles District Supervisor, will be at our Troop Meeting on Monday, November 27 to discuss the constitutional rights and obligations of a U.S. citizen.

All Scouts (Scout, Tenderfoot, or Second Class) who need to complete First Class requirement 9a.

Remember, the requirement is a discussion; so please prepare yourself by reading and studying pages 54 and 55 of your handbook.

Freedom Center Lock In

Posted on Nov 23 2017 - 1:59am

The Troop will hold another Lock In at the Freedom Center from Saturday evening 12/2 to Sunday morning 12/3. There will be lots of fun and games to go along with swimming, pizza, and movies. Sign up on the calendar event!

Turkey Run Photo

Posted on Nov 23 2017 - 1:58am

PLC Notes 11/20/17

Posted on Nov 23 2017 - 12:48am

Please find the minutes from Monday's PLC Meeting under FILES and PATROL LEADERS COUNCIL.

Patrol Equipment Inventory

Posted on Nov 21 2017 - 2:16pm

Thank you to the quartermasters that showed up last night to inventory your patrol gear.

Observations:
- scouts need to be more familiar with their patrol gear; both knowing what they have AND what it’s for!
- patrols will keep two propane bottles, one in the Chuck Box for the STOVE and one in the Black Bin for the LANTERN
- much of the cooking gear from Turkey run was still wet and/or slimy
- there are copper scrub pads and scrub brushes for the cast iron cookware, The Brillo pads (steel wool w/soap in it is NOT to be used on cast iron)
- wet sponges stored with steel wool make an awful rusty mess
- per the sheets all Patrols have 99% complete chuck boxes

Still to be completed:
- Dragons had no representation and thus their gear has not yet been inventoried.
- chuck box legs need to be divided by Patrol and bundled together
- lanterns and grills need to be cleaned and maintained (burnt dining fly scraping off lanterns, wind block wings on grills)
- a few small items need to be replenished from the troop.
- large Zip-lok bags are needed to protect oil and soap bottles.
- additional shopping bags needed for cast iron “covers”
- duct taped dining flys shall be permanently repaired (by Mr. Gladwell)

All in all, a very good start to an ongoing process!

OA Meeting Notes

Posted on Nov 17 2017 - 1:02pm

Dear fellow Arrowmen,

Sorry for the delay but here are the meeting notes for those who did not attend.

- The brotherhood walk is November 19 at camp Snyder at 3:00 pm for anyone eligible.
- There is a pizza donations jar starting so if you would like pizza at one of the OA meetings start bringing money so we can get pizza.
- Also the chapter is planning some fun activities so if you would like to have some input in what we do please come to the meetings.
- Lastly the chapter is looking for volunteers to do OA candidate elections at multiple troops so if you would to be involved let me know or come to the next meeting.
- Also big shout out to jonah and Mathew for coming to the last meeting and such were rewarded pizza as our donation jar was filled. That is all for the notes and hope to see you at the next meeting.

YiWWW

Corbin Poisson

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