February 27, 2017

Latest Annoucements

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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Dolly Sods 2016 – Historian Report

Dolly-Sods-2016-3Dolly Sods – Nov 2016

 by Michael K. – Scorpions historian report

The Dolly Sods backpacking outing was very fun as it normally is.  This outing is the first backpacking outing of the scouting year.  The scouts have to carry all their stuff for at least four miles of hiking.  They hike very long distances to a variety of campsites.  This year, the Scorpions resided on an island.  

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Old Rag Nov 2016 – Historian Report

 OldRag-2016-4Old Rag outing – Nov 2016

 by Michael K. – Scorpions & Eagles historian report

 The Old Rag hiking outing was very long and had lots of great scenery.  Patrols hiked many miles to reach the top of the highest mountain.  Before we even left the church however, we had to shovel a gigantic pile of mulch blocking the trailer’s path.  This delayed the leaving time by about 20 minutes…

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