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What's So Great About Troop 20?

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

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: 27 Eagle Scouts in the last 5 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!

Summer Camp 2017 - Ockanickon Scout Reservation, August 6-12

Posted on Jan 6 2017 - 1:58pm

Troop 20 will be visiting Ockanickon Scout Reservation, on Tohickon Creek near the Delaware River in Pennsylvania.

Scouts sleep in 6-person Adirondacks or 2-person platform tents around a campfire; a lake, swimming pool, sand volleyball court, fields, and trails offer recreation. 

1 Mile Orienteering Course

Posted on Dec 7 2016 - 11:15am

We will be doing a 1 mile orienteering course on Sunday, December 12 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm at Lake Fairfax Park. This is to satisfy the First Class requirement "4a. Using a map and compass, complete an orienteering course that covers at least one mile and requires measuring the height and/or width of designated items (tree, tower, canyon, ditch, etc.)." If you are interested make sure to register and you should bring a compass, 12 inch piece of string, ruler/straight edge, paper, pencil, and wear appropriate clothes/footwear for walking in the woods and across small streams. Also be prepared by reading the section in the Scout manual that covers this topic. 

Sky Meadows Camp Out

Posted on Nov 18 2016 - 9:44pm

Camp out at Sky Meadows State Park is scheduled for 2-4 Dec.  We will be hiking one mile to the camp site on Friday and doing a 5 mile hike on Saturday. There will also be an opportunity for scouts to cook using back packing stoves and work on other rank requirements . Please register if interested in attending.

Jake Abruzzo's Final Part of Eagle Project

Posted on Oct 27 2016 - 5:26pm

Hello Troop 20!

There was a small mix up in the paperwork for my project so I now need some more scouts to help with a small addition to my project! It will be at the same place as the other two pieces were. In the courtyard of the Floris Elementary School, there are two wooden picnic benches. We will be sanding them and painting them with a wood seal to protect them for the winter. My hope is that this will not take more than 4 hours to complete and lunch will be served. I can use all the help I can get, the more the merrier! Thank you all who have helped and are planning to help! The registration is now open!

Reminder: Please Pay Your Troop 20 Annual Dues Now!

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 3:08pm

Please remember to pay your Troop 20 annual dues as soon as possible, by writing a check to "Troop 20" and giving it to Mr. Chan.  If you have any questions, you can reach Mr. Chan at Troop20Treasurer@gmail.com.  Thank you!

October 14-16 Kings Dominion Halloween Haunt Camp Out

Posted on Oct 10 2016 - 5:34pm

KINGS DOMINION CAMP OUT -- One full day at Kings Dominion theme park and two nights of camping. Halloween Haunt will be happening at the park!! It closes at MIDNIGHT on Saturday.

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