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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

April Campout 27th - 29th: West Point Camporee: Sign-Up with Event Registration at the right of this page

Posted by admin on Apr 20 2018 - 2:33pm

Our April Campout, the 27th - 29th (Friday to Sunday) is the 56th Annual West Point Camporee at West Point NY. At this time, we are limited to 40 attendees. Please sign up for this event using the EVENT REGISTRATION at the upper right of our website home page (under the site counter). We need to confirm your participation at this camporee..
Attached to this message are 2 permission slips and information regarding the camporee. These have also been sent via email. You must complete both the liability waiver and consent form.
A reminder, due to the driving time and distance to West Point, scouts will miss school on Friday...visiting West Point is an excused absence.

Summer Camp 2018: Sign up Now

Posted by admin on Apr 20 2018 - 2:32pm

This summer Troop 875 will attend Boy Scout camp at Rodney Scout Reservation at the northern end of the Chesapeake Bay in North East MD, from Sunday, June 17th through Saturday, June 23rd, 2018. Please let us know if you intend to participate - it's not too late to sign-up. Rodney Scout Reservation is one of the Troop’s favorites – we have been there many times! Summer Camp is the most efficient way to obtain vital Boy Scout skills and rank advancement in the Boy Scout program. Rodney offers a fantastic Brownsea Program for first year campers, and help them earn Swimming and Nature merit badges.
The cost is $455 if you pay in full by May 1 about $475 if you pay in full after May 1. Please take a few minutes to add your son's name to the following spreadsheet if they plan to attend: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12m-P0gI2sziej6DnLEB4_X-qBqX9-1AB...
Contact ASM Matt Hardy if you have any questions at mhh2424@gmail.com

Uniform Reminder for Troop Meetings: Class B t-shirts available for purchase @ $15/shirt

Posted by admin on Apr 20 2018 - 2:32pm

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. April is transition month, you may wear Class A or Class B. Class B t-shirts will be available for purchase at Monday's meeting, at $15/shirt.
Uniforms are mandatory for troop meetings. Please come prepared. Wearing a scout uniform is a way of demonstrating scout spirit. You must wear a uniform for all board of reviews.

Merit Badges Afloat: September 22-23, 2018

Posted by admin on Apr 20 2018 - 2:32pm

Sea Scout Ship 1942 invites all scouts to attend Merit Badges Afloat September 22-23. This is an opportunity to earn Smallboat Sailing, Weather & Oceanography merit badges. You must be a First Class Scout and 13 years or older at the time of the event. The cost is $65/scout. For more information, please see the attached flyer. If you are interested in attending, contact Mr. Mark Ward at ward3138@gmail.com. Space is limited and enrollment fills up fast...first come, first served.

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