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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.

11/18/19 Meeting

Posted on Nov 18 2019 - 7:13pm

At Monday's meeting we will continue to prepare for the Turkey Run Campout.
Patrols should have completed their meal plans for the SPL to approve.
All of your survival items will be returned to the black utility boxes.
We will also be sorting out tent partners and rides for the weekend. 
If we execute these topics efficiently we may have time for a game! 
Aidan may be late to the meeting for a basketball event, however, Corbin and Matthew will running the meeting until he arrives. 
Contact you patrol leaders or SPL If you have any questions or concerns. 

Troop Merit Badge Day

Posted on Nov 18 2019 - 7:13pm

The Troop Merit Badge Day will be held on December 7th, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Lake Jackson Firehouse. 

There will be AM sessions (9:00 AM - Noon) and PM sessions (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM) with a lunch break in-between. Most merit badges will be just an AM or PM class although og the more in-depth badges like the Eagle required ones, will require attendance to both AM and PM sessions to complete. 

New this year… we are trying to get some MB counselors to come in during the lunch hour to just sign off on MB requirements that you have already completed.  We will post more on that later. 

The merit badge day is only 3 weeks away. Sign up online and at the next Troop meeting.

Additional information including the merit badges being offered can be found on the calendar event, here.

Freedom Center Lock-In

Posted on Nov 18 2019 - 7:20am

THE LOCK-IN IS COMING!

DECEMBER 7, 2019

2020 Dues Payable Now

Posted on Nov 13 2019 - 12:10pm
Scout dues for the 2020 scouting year beginning in January are due by November 15, 2019.  

Philmont Trek Orientation Meeting - 11/17/2019

Posted on Nov 13 2019 - 10:08am

A Philmont Trek Orientation Meeting for advisors, scouts, and parents planning to attend Philmont in Summer 2020 will be held on Sunday, November 17, 2019, from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 1500 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA. Topics will include participant expectations, medical forms, wilderness first aid, physical fitness, equipment, program and treks, and transportation. Click here more additional details.

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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