March 23, 2017

Latest Annoucements

Easter Sunrise Service – Sunday, April 16, 2017

When: April 16, 2017 6:00am
Where: Great Falls National Park (at the visitor center)

Arrive: at the park at 6:00am – 9200 Old Dominion Drive, McLean, VA 22102 (free parking).  Scouts will hand out programs, take the collection mid-way through the service and patrol the service area to cleanup any debris that may be left afterwards.  Click here to register using the Signup Genius.

Register for April 1-2 2017 Outing – Spy Rock, Crabtree Falls & Fish Hatchery

 April 1-2, 2017
Where: Crabtree Falls Campground, Tyro, VA – for New Scout Patrol, Appalachian Trail near Spy Rock – for older patrols

Arrive: St. Francis Parking Lot at 6:30 am, Saturday, April 1 
Return: St. Francis mid-to-late afternoon Sunday, April 2

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March Outing – Gettysburg Bike or Hike – March 18-19

GettysburgArtilleryRidgeWhen: March 18-19, 2017
Where:  Artillery Ridge Campground, Gettysburg, PA
Time: Arrive at the St. Francis parking lot at 7:00 am on Saturday, March 18, 2017 Return to St. Francis mid-afternoon on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

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Register for Summer Camp 2017 – Goshen Scout Reservation

Summer Camp at Goshen Scout Reservation – Camp Olmsted

JUNE 25 – JULY 1, 2017

Goshen Scout Reservation, a fully accredited camp, is the home of three resident Boy Scout camps, two resident Webelos camps, and the Lenhok’sin High Adventure Base, all centrally located around beautiful, 450 acre, Lake Merriweather.  In continuous operation since 1967, Goshen Scout Reservation provides the premier summer camp experience in our area.

*FEES: -**Early Bird Special -Before February 22, 2017 – $450.00 (SAVE $50.00)    – After February 22, 2017 – $500.00


Boy Scout Troop 55 Annual Fundraisers – 2017 Mulch Sales

3 cu. ft. bag of shredded hardwood mulch for just $5.00 per bag!
No Delivery Fee! No Administrative Costs!
Profits will support your scout and Troop 55.
Deadline :  orders due by 3/8/2017

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Merit Badges Afloat – April 23, 2017


 Do you enjoy Sailing?  Just want to try it out?

You’re invited to attend the Chain Bridge District’s special April Boy Scout ‘Merit Badges Afloat (MBA)’

This 2-day event available through the National Capital Area Council provides

an opportunity to earn several aquatics-related merit badges.


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