The Great Falls Connection posted a write-up on Troop 55’s recent recognition at the Volunteer Fairfax Awards. Mr. Jeff Ye was recognized in the “Rising Star” category. Wesley P., Mitchell P., James Y. and Daniel R. were all recognized in the Youth category.
“Jeff Ye, community service coordinator for Boy Scout Troop 55, was selected and recognized as the “Rising Star” at the Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards on April 8. Troop 55 is sponsored by St. Francis Episcopal Church, Great Falls.”
Read the full article here: http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2016/apr/27/great-falls-boy-scout-troop-55-leader-recognized-r/
Trip Report by James L. (Bear Patrol)
Troop We started out early in the morning but it turned out to be the shortest trip we have taken. Not even time to take a nap. Within 10 minutes we were exiting across the Cabin John Bridge and headed to Carderrock on the MD side of the Potomac. [Read More…]
Arrive: St. Francis Parking Lot at 6:30 am, Saturday, May 14th (Quartermasters – 6:00am)
Return: St. Francis mid-to-late afternoon on Sunday, May 15th.
Trip Report by Jordan B.
Troop 55 had a wonderful outing last weekend just across the river in Potomac, Maryland. Our activity for this outing was the Billy Goat trail, featuring a rocky pathway along the Potomac River and fantastic views of the falls. Even though it was so close to home this was a backpacking outing and the scouts used hiking stoves and packed all their gear into backpacks. [Read More…]
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When: The 2017 National Jamboree is July 19 – 28, 2017
Where: Summit Bechtel Reserve, New Hope, West Virginia
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