December 16, 2017

First Time Campers – Historian Report

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By Cameron Beem                    This year’s first time campers was a blast! We started welcoming campers at about 8:00 to 9:00 am. Some of the volunteers had camped out the night before and planned, others were helping set up bright and early. We took all of the […]

Dolly Sods Backpacking Trip September – Scorpion’s Historian Report

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By Kevin S.   This outing was a fantastic experience. It was the new scout’s first outing, and they had tons of fun. The weather was exceptionally nice compared to last year, as it was sunny all day and there was no rain.   We left the church in the morning and arrived at Dolly […]

First Day of Summer Camp

Hello,   We had an amazing ride to camp. We were able to watch two movies on the way down. Once we arrived to camp, we got all our medical forms straightened out. We then took a tour of the camp. It is an amazing camp with a pool and a lake! Everyone that didn’t […]

Sun Gazette (June 3 2014): Fairfax Scouts Participate in Inaugural Hike

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On May 25, 16 Boy Scouts and adults from Troop 55 participated in the 7.2-mile Baden-Powell Hike in Washington. The event was established by Boy Scouts of the National Capital Area to commemorate Memorial Day and help Scouts understand the history of Scouting in the local area. Troop members paid tribute to fallen military personnel, […]

Fourth of July Honor Guard at the National Parade, Washington DC

Fourth of July Honor Guard @ the National Parade BSA Troop 55 Fourth of July Honor Guard @ the National Parade Troop 55 is scheduled to serve as the honor guard for the Fourth of July Parade in Washington, DC. We need quite a few volunteers to confirm an impressive display. We will leave from […]

An Indy 500 Experience … Troop 55 Visits the Indy 500 Race