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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!

Day of Top Rope Climbing and Rappelling - Exciting Outdoor Adventure at Seneca Rocks

Posted on May 26 2016 - 10:34am

Start: Jun 3 2016 - 6:00pm
End: Jun 5 2016 - 11:30am

Seneca Rocks, West Virginia - Let's Go Climbing at Seneca Rocks

Seneca Rocks is a large crag and local landmark in Pendleton County in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, USA. It is the only "true peak" — a peak inaccessible except by technical rock climbing techniques — on the East Coast of the United States. One of the best-known scenic attractions in West Virginia, the sheer rock faces are a popular challenge for rock climbers. Seneca Rocks is easily visible and accessible along West Virginia Route 28 near U.S. Route 33 in the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area of the Monongahela National Forest.

Pohick Bay Campout - Jun 10-12

Posted on May 18 2016 - 6:23pm
Jun 10 2016 - 6:00pm
Jun 12 2016 - 9:00am
Pohick Bay Regional Park, 6501 Pohick Bay Drive, Lorton, VA. 22070

Location:
Pohick Bay Regional Park, Overflow area "T" 

End-of-Year Court of Honor and Potluck Picnic

Posted on May 16 2016 - 10:33am

Troop 20's last Court of Honor will be a potluck picnic under the picnic shelter at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park (5040 Walney Rd, Chantilly), just 5 miles from Rachel Carson Middle School down Centreville Road.  Please bring a main dish, salad, side dish, or dessert for about 10 people to share with others.  The troop will provide water and soft drinks as well as plates, cups, napkins, and utensils.  The picnic tables under the shelter can seat only 24 people, so please take camp chairs and/or plan to sit on the ground.

Jake Abruzzo's Eagle Project- Courtyard Clean-up (Day 1)

Posted on May 4 2016 - 9:47pm

This project's purpose is to refurbish the school's courtyard found in the center of the school by doing landscape work. We are in need of a mix of scouts and adults to a total of between 15 and 25 people. We are also in need of various sizes of gardening sheers, multiple hatchets, some small saws, gardening shovels, gloves, safety goggles, wheelbarrows, tarps, and more. Even if you can't come please let me know if you are willing to lend some tools to help the project be as effeicient as possible. When signing up, please put in the notes section what time(s) you will be attending. Please email me if you are bringing materials or tools so I can keep track even if you're not attending and just lending something. Food will be provided during the project as well. This is the first step of the project, we will be finishing it on June 12th. Please email me @jba2000@verizon.net or call me at 571-477-0093 if you have any questions, comments, cares, or concerns. Thanks!

Sherando Campout

Posted on Apr 13 2016 - 10:26pm

We will be camping at Sherando Lake (April 23rd - April 24th).

At the campsite, we will do some rank advancement for Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class. We will also hike and cook 3 meals (Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast), so you can complete cooking requirements. There will be opportunities to work on merit badges. And, weather forecast looks really good and is in the 70s.

Ajith Sumesh Eagle Scout Project Part 1

Posted on Apr 11 2016 - 4:54pm

Hello Troop! My Eagle Scout Project is an outdoor classroom at Lutie Lewis Coates Elementary School (2480 River Birch Rd, Herndon, VA 20171). We will be building an outdoor classroom for the school. The project is composed of two parts. The first part is cleaning the area as well as cutting down and trimming some shrubs. This will take place on April 16th from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. In addition, if anyone has any power tools or tools in general such as a hole digger, small saws, hammers, screwdrivers, or wheelbarrows could you please send me an email at asumesh15@gmail.com. Dress approprately as we will be outside for the entire portion of the project but we will still have access to the school building. There will be service hours and food available. If you have further questions please feel free to email me. Thanks, Ajith

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