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Welcome to Troop 875 !

Boy Scout Troop 875 belongs to the National Capital Area Council, Old Dominion District. Established in 1964, we are one of the oldest, continuously serving Troops in the region. Troop 875 is a boy-led adult-advised Troop. All of the programs are planned and executed by the Boy Scouts themselves, with experienced adult leaders available to advise and ensure that all activities are conducted in a safe manner. The main objective of the Troop is to encourage and support the scouts as they develop the lifelong skills of citizenship, leadership and self-reliance, while having lots of fun along the way. Thank you for your interest in Troop 875. Please join us at one of our Troop meetings, select "About Us" at the left for more information. The main contents of this website are password protected. Requests for access by Scouts, parents, leaders, and committee members of Troop 875 may be made by choosing the "contact us" button at the left. Feel free to contact the Scoutmaster of Troop 875 at scoutmaster@fallschurch875.mytroop.us

Living Nativity Fire Tenders Needed this Saturday December 16th

Posted by admin on Dec 15 2017 - 2:01pm

Each year our sponsor, Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church, celebrates Christmas with a Living Nativity on the front lawn of the church. It is a wonderful way to experience the true meaning of Christmas. We need scout and adult volunteers to tend the 2 bonfires which warm the visitors. Please join us on Saturday, December 16th, 5:15-7:30 PM. Volunteer an hour or more of your time but stay as long as you like! Refreshments will be available inside the church. All are welcome - bring your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy this wonderful event celebrating the spirit of Christmas.

Pinewood Derby Workshops in January: Volunteers Needed

Posted by admin on Dec 15 2017 - 1:59pm

Pack 855 will also be hosting two Pinewood Derby Workshops, from 9AM to 1PM on Jan 6th and Jan 20th, at Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church, where scouts from all over the area can walk in with their kit and walk out with a complete, ready to paint car. Please check the Signup Genius page here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f054eacab2ea7fc1-2018 and sign up for one or more slots. This is an All Hands Needed event!

January Campout: 13th-14th, Philadelphia and USS New Jersey

Posted by admin on Dec 15 2017 - 1:59pm

We need to get a head count of the scouts and adults who will attend the January campout in Philadelphia with an overnight stay on the USS New Jersey. This includes a tour of the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and more, with dinner at a famous cheesesteak diner TBD. The fee for scouts is $39 (the troop is subsidizing the remainder of the cost) while adults must pay the full price of $69. Scouts, please let your patrol leader or SPL know if you will attend this camout. Adults, please contact Mr. Dave Woodbury Jr. dewoodbury@gmail.com

Uniform Reminder for Troop Meetings

Posted by admin on Dec 15 2017 - 1:59pm

The mandatory uniform for troop meetings during the winter months is Class A. This is the khaki dress shirt, tucked in, green scout pants and proper belt, socks and shoes. Please dress appropriately.

Here is a reminder for Board of Reviews from the BSA Guide to Advancement:
It is preferred a Scout be in full field uniform for any board of review. He should wear as much of it as he owns, and it should be as correct as possible, with the badges worn properly. It may be the uniform as the members of his troop, team, crew, or ship wear it. If wearing all or part of the uniform is impractical for whatever reason, the candidate should be clean and neat in his appearance and dressed appropriately, according to his means, for the milestone marked by the occasion.

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