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!

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.

Troop 20 Astronomy campout, October 8

Posted on Sep 27 2016 - 10:25pm


Riverbend Park,

8700 Potomac Hills St

Great Falls, VA  22066


  • Astronomy themed
  • park is wilderness camping, restroom but no showers
  • Stargazing, learn to read a star at, possibly work on astronomy merit badge
  • Need Parent volunteers to:
  •     Drivers for carpooling 
  •     Bring telescopes (Julian's dad has a one)
  •     Help with astronomy merit badge requirements
  • Meal planning Tuesday (day after court of honor),  Franklin farm Starbucks 
  • Registration open now
  • Contact: Julian Smith, undergrounddrummer171@gmail.com  (∩ ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)⊃━☆゚. * ・ 。゚,
  • Contact: Jason Smith, jasonsmith33@gmail.com ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • Transportation:

Ornament Sale Registrations are Online

Posted on Sep 11 2016 - 10:11pm

Please register online for White House Christmas tree ornament sales.  Each Scout is required to staff two ornament sales plus sell two ornaments outside of booth sales, or sell 15 ornaments, or donate $60 to the troop.  Each booth sale can have a maximum of four Scouts, AND each booth sale MUST have two adults.

Information about Ockanickon Summer Camp, August 7-13

Posted on Jul 27 2016 - 8:51pm
  1. Registration: If you haven’t registered yet, please do so right away at the troop’s web site.  We are arranging buses and t-shirts, so we need an accurate count.  The registration fee (for any Scout who didn’t pay before May 26th) is $440.  An incremental cost covering transportation and incidentals will be computed later, probably around $60-$100; the cost per adult will also be computed later.

Transportation payments for Ockanickon

Posted on Jul 27 2016 - 8:45pm

The supplemental fee to cover (mainly) transportation to and from Ockanickon will be $100 per Scout.  Please make out a check to Troop 20 and send it to Mr. Lawrence Chan at 11318 Bright Pond Lane, Reston, VA  20194.  (Every Scout and adult will pay this.)  Thank you!

Summer Camp 2016 - Ockanickon Scout Reservation, August 7-13

Posted on Jul 7 2016 - 12:40pm

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. 

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