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!

Museum Day Trip

Posted on Feb 22 2015 - 3:00pm

We will meet at the Metro Station at Wiehle at 10:00 and buy our Metro tickets. Then we will ride the Metro to the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. We will explore the museum for the morning then eat lunch at a McDonalds that is nearby. After lunch, we will go to the National Building Museum where we will be until it closes or we want to go home. Please bring enough money for the Metro, lunch, and for the tickets to the Building Museum. The Building Museum costs $5.00 for children and $8.00 for adults.

PLC meeting

Posted on Feb 16 2015 - 9:35am
Hello PLC,
This is a reminder to all of you that there will be a PLC meeting on Monday February 16.
Please bring your folder and a pencil to write.
The meeting will happen on 2 /16/2015 at 7:30-8:30.
The meeting will happen at my house 13268 holly meadow lane.
I will be sending out a reminder email on Monday.
Feel free to bring snacks if you want to.
If you have any questions please email me.

-- David Lacalle

Spring Order of the Arrow Ordeal (1-3 May)

Posted on Feb 9 2015 - 7:17pm

This event is only for those boys from our Troop who have been nominated to join OA or are already OA members. The OA Spring Ordeal is scheduled for the weekend of 1 - 3 May. All scouts who are eligible should plan to attend. Further details will be posted in April.<!--?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /-->  Note: The Order of the Arrow (OA) is the national honor society of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). It recognizes scouts selected by their peers as best exemplifying the ideals of Scouting.

Sharan Arkalgud's Eagle Project - Building Benches for Thomas Jefferson High School

Posted on Jan 25 2015 - 11:50pm

Troop 20

My project will take place Thursday January 29th and Friday January 30th. We will be sanding and painting 4 picnic benches on Thursday at my house and constructing the benches on Friday at Thomas Jefferson. If you have a pickup truck or any other car with a lot of space that I can use to transport the pieces of the benches to Thomas Jefferson please contact me at sarkalgud@gmail.com. Please sign up as soon as possible if you can assist me on either or both days. If you are coming on Thursday please indicate if you can bring paint brushes. If you are coming on Friday please indicate if you can bring an electric drill. 

Summer Camp 2015 at Ockanickon

Posted on Jan 24 2015 - 5:03pm

Troop 20 will be visiting Ockanickon Scout Reservation, on Tohickon Creek near the Delaware River in Pennsylvania, during the week of August 9-15.

Bear's Den Lodge campout & PLC meeting, January 10-11

Posted on Dec 19 2014 - 4:50pm

Join us at Bears Den Lodge for our annual "luxury" campout!  Enjoy the warmth of a heated lodge with a fireplace, watch a movie, play board or card games, sleep in bunk beds, eat dinner cooked by Mr. Case, brush your teeth in a real bathroom with running water--the comforts are endless!  If you would prefer to tent outside, your feat will be celebrated and your manliness acknowledged by all.

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