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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 meet every Monday at the church from 7:00 - 8:30 PM.  

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
Recruiting_Coordinator@herndon159.mytroop.us

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

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!

Catapult Recruiting Event Oct 20th

Posted on Sep 19 2019 - 10:09am

Webelos are welcome to join us at  Saint Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Hernondon for our yearly Catapult event!  Using teamwork, we'll practice our lashings while having a ton of fun.  Come join us and be sure to stay for the finale as waterbaloons and marshmellows fly through the air! 

Court of Honor Oct 27th

Posted on Sep 19 2019 - 10:01am

Knock the mud of your boots, iron that class A uniform, and get ready to be recognized!  Our Court of Honors are always a great place to have fun and celebrate as we review all we've accomplished. 

Elections

Posted on Sep 19 2019 - 9:57am

Troop Elections are coming up October 21st.  This is your troop, with your help we'll make it the best there is!  Here's an article from Brian on Scouting which may help get you off to a good start....   https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2010/09/29/five-tips-for-great-troop-leader-elections/  

Open House Meeting for AOL Scouts

Posted on Jan 14 2019 - 11:32am

Due to the inclement weather and concerns over safety, we have decided to POSTPONE tonight’s Open House meeting. This meeting will now take place on Monday 28th January. Stay safe and warm!

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