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Troop 159

Welcome to Scouts BSA Troop 159!

We are chartered through St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Herndon, VA.
 432 Van Buren St., Herndon VA  20170 (Corner of Spring and Van Buren).

We're temporarily meeting outdoors to better social distance and moved our weekly meetings to Saturday morning's 10-11:30AM 

We have a very active Troop and enjoy sharing our experiences.  If you are interested in attending one of our meetings or outings, or interested in joining our Troop, please email the Scoutmaster or Committee Chair.

Scoutmaster: Raul Puertas
Scoutmaster@herndon159.mytroop.us

Recruitment: Cathy Wilkins
cathywilkins@gmail.com

 Committee Chair: Steve Matthews
Committee_Chair@herndon159.mytroop.us

 

AT Hike and overnight camping

Posted on Nov 6 2020 - 2:00pm

Troop 159 had a great few days out camping and hiking near Bear's Den off the Appalachian Trail.  We split into two crews, one hiked 7.5 miles an the other hiked 10+ miles.  We met at Raven Rocks Overlook for lunch and enjoyed the scenery.  

Deep Wood Cleanup

Posted on Oct 19 2020 - 8:09pm

The troop helped keep Deep Woods beautiful this past Sunday by clearing brush and adding mulch to a new path.  This is part of our annual fundraising to keep event costs down.  Thanks for your help!

High Ropes Adventure

Posted on Oct 19 2020 - 8:06pm

The troop had a blast at the Sandy Springs Adventure Park in Maryland this past weekend.  We completed the safety training and got rigged up for ziplines and obstacles hit up in the trees!

We're a very active Troop!

Posted on Sep 17 2020 - 8:52am

Troop 159 has been meeting virtually via zoom meeting as well as in person at many of our troop meetings.  Our in person meetings are outdoors and socially distanced at Saint Timothy's Episcopal Church.  We meet for Troop meetings every Monday evening, hours depend on daylight so please give us a call/email before you come.  All guests are welcome to join in the fun, but be sure to bring your mask!

William T. Hornaday Unit Award!

Posted on Nov 19 2019 - 7:35pm

Troop 159 was awarded one of scouts most prestigious conservation awards, the William T. Hornaday Award!  BSA calls it "An Olympic Medal Bestowed by the Earth" and scouting magazine says it's "One of Scouting’s rarest, most prestigious honors".  We're proud of the hard work our scouts put into this!

Newsletters

Posted on Oct 1 2019 - 1:55pm

A huge thanks to Corbett, our troop's Scribe, for the great work he's doing on our monthly newsletter!  An archive of our newsletters is now available online via the link at the top right of our homepage "Troop Newsletters".  Keep up to date on our current activities and check out the older newsletters to see all the great work and fun we've had!

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