January 30, 2015


Latest Annoucements

Great Falls Connection – Troop 55 Boys Honored with Service Awards

 

An article on the Troop 55 honored with Presidential Service awards was featured in the January 21, 2015 issue of the Great Falls Connection:

On Jan. 7th 2014, six boy scouts from Troop 55 were presented with “President’s Volunteer Service Award” for their extraordinary community service during year 2013 and 2014. Two scouts earned Bronze Medals, one scout achieved the Silver Medal, and three scouts were honored with Gold Medals.  Each of them also received a personalized award certificate, and a congratulation letter from President Obama.

Congratulations on these honors for  Troop 55!

For more information about the “President’s Volunteer Service Award” program at Troop 55, please visit this link: http://bsa55.com/presidents-volunteer-service-award/

Nick’s Eagle Service Project

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 When: Saturday January 31st,  9:30 AM

Where:  The trailhead where we will meet is located at the intersection of Miller Heights road and Miller road in Oakton Virginia

What:  We will be building a 20 foot long bridge over water for hikers and cyclists.

What to bring/wear:  Work gloves and eye protection.

 

Community Service: Forestville ES Science Night Station Volunteers 1/23/2015

Forestville Science NightFriday, January  23, 2015,    5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Location: Forestville ES Cafeteria, 1085 Utterback Store Road, Great Falls, VA 22066

You can sign up volunteer service here directly (Preferred):

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4daaa723a3fa7-renovation

Volunteers will help setup and take down each station and interact with visitors.

Slots:

5:00-6:00: Set up (Ideal for senior and young scout, parents and adult leaders)

5:30-7:30: Orientation and Running Stations (Ideal for senior scouts, parents  and adult leaders)

7:30-8:30: Take down and clean up (Ideal for senior and young scout, parents and adult leaders)

Refreshments will be provided during set up. Volunteers are requested for the entire slot, but we can work with partial time commitments. If you are a HIGH SCHOOL or MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT, or if you have partial time needs, please let us know in “My comments”.

Contact agupta [at] ischoolforthefuture [dot] org or Mr. Ye (yejeff [at] hotmail [dot] com) for more information

Troop 55 sign up page:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084aabaf22a64-forestville

 

Community Service: Support Cub Scout Packs at Their Pinewood Derbies

Troop 55 Scouts – Please help support our sister Cub Scout Packs at their Pinewood Derby events.  Contact Ms. Bell to schedule a time-slot.

Pack 55′s Pinewood Derby
Saturday, January 24th
10-4pm (9am setup)
Forestville Elementary School

To Help with Pack 55 Derby – follow this LINK TO SIGNUP

 

Pack 673′s Pinewood Derby
Saturday, January 24th
8-1 pm 
Great Falls Elementary School

To Help with Troop 673 Derby – follow this LINK TO SIGNUP

Geocaching App – January Outing

We are going to be doing some geocaching at the January outing – Blue Ridge Center … if you are going on the outing and have an iPhone, please download and install the app.  It’s free!

Troop 55 Scouts Achieved President’s Volunteer Service Awards

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On Jan. 7th 2014, six boy scouts from Troop 55 were presented with “President’s Volunteer Service Award” for their extraordinary community service during year 2013 and 2014. Two scouts earned Bronze Medals, one scout achieved the Silver Medal, and three scouts were honored with Gold Medals.  Each of them also received a personalized award certificate, and a congratulation letter from President Obama.

Congratulations on these honors for  Troop 55!

For more information about the “President’s Volunteer Service Award” program at Troop 55, please visit this link: http://bsa55.com/presidents-volunteer-service-award/