What's So Great About Troop 20?

Fun Activities: Skiing, Rock Climbing, Whitewater Rafting, Canoeing, Sailing, Caving, Bicycling, Laser Tag!

Campouts every month in tents, treehouses, submarines, battleships, lodges, and under the stars! 

High Adventure: Multiple treks to Philmont, Sea Base, and Northern Tier! 

Achievement: 30 Eagle Scouts already in less than 10 years!

Boy-Led: Scouts choose, organize, and publicize activities, set up online registration, and lead events!

We are a diverse group of boys from at least six religions and 17 different schools, coming together for outdoor fun.  Join us!

Benches for Floris Elementary School

Posted on Nov 23 2014 - 2:12am

Troop 20 Scouts and Friends

I will be having my Eagle Scout project on Sunday Nov.23rd .
The project will start at 10:00 am at my house (13401 Alfred Mill CT., Herndon VA) .

Nikhil Patla Eagle Scout Project - Building Picnic Tables for Thomas Jefferson High School

Posted on Nov 16 2014 - 2:07pm

Troop 20

My Eagle Scout Project will take place Thanksgiving weekend on Friday the 28th and Saturday the 29th. We will be building, painting, and sanding 3 picnic tables for Thomas Jefferon High School. The project will take place at my house at 3492 Rose Crest Lane Fairfax VA 22033 on both days. Please sign up as soon as you can on the calendar. 

Powhatan District "Webelos Mall" on Thursday, November 13

Posted on Nov 10 2014 - 2:23pm

This is an "open house" where Webelos Scouts in the Powhatan District visit different troops to get info about them.  We'll set up one of our chuck boxes, talk to Webelos Scouts and their parents, and pass out a sheet of information about Troop 20.  We need only two or three Scouts to make it a success.  Set-up is at 6:15, Webelos Scouts will visit 6:30-7:45, and we'll be gone by 8:00.

Hike for the Cooking MB on Saturday, November 15

Posted on Nov 10 2014 - 2:22pm

This Saturday (11/15) we'll meet for a cooked backpacking breakfast, hike until mid-day, stop for a backpacking lunch, hike back to the trailhead, and have a cooked backing dinner before going home.  You can use this to satisfy requirements 5 and 6 for the Cooking MB, provided a counselor approves it.  life Scouts have priority, then Star Scouts, then First Class Scouts.

Pack 160 Boy Scout troop showcase on Tuesday, November 18

Posted on Nov 10 2014 - 2:22pm

We will set up two stations for Cub Scouts to visit and learn about Scout skills.  As before, we'll build our trebuchet at one station and do fire starting at the other.  We need about four Boy Scouts to help staff the stations.  Thanks!

Community Service: Litter Clean-Up on Saturday, November 23

Posted on Nov 10 2014 - 2:21pm

We'll meet at 9am on Saturday, November 23 to do our regular "adopt-a-highway" clean-up of McLearen Road between West Ox Road and Centreville Road.  Of course this counts for community service, and as a troop event.  Dress warmly and wear gloves.  We'll provide trash bags and orange visibility vests, and (presumably) donuts and juice.  See you there!

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