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 […]

2017 Bahamas Sailing High Adventure Trip – Historian Report

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 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, […]

Whitewater Rafting Trip June 2017 – Bears Historian Report

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 Whitewater Rafting Trip – June 2017 – Bears Patrol   by Jason Jin On June 2nd, Troop 55 went whitewater rafting. We left St. Francis at 6:30 pm. It was a 4-hour ride. We went to a campsite near the Cheat River. When we got there, it was around 11 pm. After we set up our […]

Whitewater Rafting Trip June 2017 – Dragons Historian Report

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 Whitewater Rafting Trip – June 2017 – Dragons Patrol   by Michael Katson On Friday, June 2nd, we left St. Francis at 6:30 for the Cheat Canyon Campground, Albright, WV. The Scouts set up their tents when they arrived. We woke up earlier than expected but breakfast went well and our patrol cooked pancakes and sausage links. The […]

2017 Memorial Day Service – Historian Report

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  Great Falls Freedom Memorial – May 29, 2017 by Cam Beem – Vikings Patrol Some volunteering scouts from the troop went to the Memorial Day service on May 29, 2017.   First, everybody helped set up the chairs for the guests. Once that was finished, we did some practice runs of what we were going to […]