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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: 26 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!

New Web Tools for Philmont Group

Posted on Dec 18 2014 - 10:52pm

You can send an e-mail to philmont@oakhill20.mytroop.us, and it will go only to the six Scouts registered for Philmont 2015 plus their parents.

You can also put an announcement (like this one) that will appear only to Philmont people--just choose Philmont where it says "Select a Patrol."

Troop Meeting 12/8 at AMF Centreville Lanes for Bowling--and last chance for Boards of Review!

Posted on Dec 6 2014 - 1:55pm

Our regular troop meeting on December 8 will be at AMF Centreville Lanes, 13814 Lee Highway.  The cost of $20 will cover one hour of bowling, shoe rental, two slices of cheese pizza, and unlimited soft drinks.  Parents and siblings are welcome. This is also the last chance for Boards of Review before the Court of Honor on December 15.  BoRs will simply find a convenient space at the bowling alley. Scouts and parents who plan to attend for a Board of Review but will NOT bowl (or eat or drink), you do not need to register or pay.  ("Scout's honor.")  Parents, please be ready to help out as a member of a BoR.

Troop Meeting and Court of Honor 12/15 at Shadowland

Posted on Dec 1 2014 - 5:23pm

We will have our regular troop meeting and Court of Honor at Shadowland at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly--but note the starting time of 6:30 rather than 7:30!  The cost of $15 will cover unlimited laser tag games.  Parents and siblings are welcome.  Scouts and parents who plan to attend the Court of Honor but will NOT play laser tag, you do not need to register or pay.  ("Scout's honor.")

Campout tonight at Lake Fairfax

Posted on Nov 29 2014 - 12:04pm

Simple campout at Lake Fairfax tonight.  We will meet there at 6:00pm (but let Mr. Case know if you need a ride), eat dinner and breakfast, have a campfire, and sleep in tents or under the stars.  Campsite TBD.  It'll be cold (low 36) but clear.

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

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 7:40pm

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. 

Drug, Alcohol & Tobacco Awareness (Second Class requirement 9a)

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 3:06pm

This afternoon at 5:00 we will meet at Anuraag Kaashyap's house (13264 Middleton Farm Lane, Herndon) to complete Second Class requirement 9a, "Participate in a school, community, or troop program on the dangers of using drugs, alcohol, and tobacco and other practices that could be harmful to your health. Discuss your participation in the program with your family, and explain the dangers of substance addictions."

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