March 22, 2018

2017 Bahamas Sailing High Adventure Trip – Historian Report


 2017 Bahamas Sailing High Adventure Trip  by James Y. , Crew Historian   On Friday, April 7th, 2017, Alex B., Jack B., Joe Z., Jon B., Sam G., and myself James Y., along with two adult leaders Dr. Jackson and Mr. Ye, met up at Forestville Elementary School at 6:30 PM. We carpooled down to Dulles Airport, […]

JamCam 2017 Ecuador Trip – Historian Report


 Great Falls Boy Scout Represents USA at JamCam 2017  by James Y. , Scorpion Patrol   From December 27th 2016 to January 1st 2017, I, along with 4 other U.S. scouts, attended the “15th Jamboree and 2nd InterAmerican Camporee 2017 (JamCam 2017), hosted by the city of Guayaquil of Ecuador. My name is James  and […]

Billy Goat Trail Hike – Bear patrol Historian Report

Steep Rock Face

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 […]

Sun Gazette (04/27/2015): Celebration salutes volunteerism across Fairfax County


The Sun Gazette wrote an article about the 23rd Annual Fairfax Volunteer Service Award ceremony.  According the Sun Gazette, “Boy Scouts of America Troop 55 (Youth Volunteer Group), sponsored by St. Francis Episcopal Church, which in 2014 collected 2,640 pounds of food for local food pantries, picked up trash quarterly in Great Falls, and organized […]

Sign up Now – May 23rd Inaugural James E. West H.O.S.T Hike at Washington DC


This is a 5.5 Mile 4~6 Hour Hike for James E. West History of Scouting Trail (H.O.S.T). All scouts and family members are welcome to participate, we will hike as a group. Scouts must wear Class A uniform since this is a public event.  Please register each participant. Last year for 2014 Inaugural Baden Powell […]

Wolftrap National Park First Time Camper Program Historian Report


By James Y. (Scorpion Patrol) On a Friday morning on April 17, we came to Wolf Trap National Park for the Preforming Arts. After all the volunteers signed in, we unloaded the trailer, taking out ovens, cooking gear, and tables. When participants started coming, we played a bunch of running games, and they unloaded their […]