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Labor Day & Burke Fall Festival & Patriot Day - Raise Flags along Burke Centre Parkway - Monday, 5 September; Saturday & Sunday,

Posted on Aug 21 2016 - 9:43pm
Please join us for our annual triple flag-raising opportunity!  We need a minimum of five scout families, or seven families in all, to commit to raising flags along Burke Centre Parkway on each of three days in September 2016 - Monday, 5th; Saturday, 10th; Sunday, 11th - in honor of Labor Day & Burke Fall Festival & Patriot Day.  It will take about an hour of your time each of the three mornings, and about an hour each of the three afternoons.  No experience necessary!  
 
Please sign up on-line by September 2 as maps are assigned in advance.  IMPORTANT: If you sign-up, please be sure to mark it on the family calendar to avoid a no-show.  Earn up to six service hours per person - scout families can rack up the service hours in a friendly “RACE for the FLAG!” competition, which is wide open this year due to two flag raising weather cancellations - it’s anybody’s race!  See “Event Details” for further information.
 
All Troop 1345 Scout Families 
If your family is unable to join us this time, please choose from ten holidays throughout the year - see “Event Details” for a list of federal holidays observed by the Adopt-A-Flag Program.  This service opportunity is a fun, family activity that demonstrates patriotism, responsibility, helps promote our troop, and supports our sponsor, Burke Centre Conservancy, which provides our meeting space and gear storage all year - EVERY scout family is strongly encouraged to participate in the Adopt-A-Flag Program at least once per year.  Thank you for your thoughtful consideration. 

 

Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters at Multiple Locations

Posted on Aug 21 2016 - 8:43am

Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters. Other leaders and parents are welcome to attend.

 

V3 Hike-o-ree -- October 28 - 30 -- Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center, Front Royal, VA.

Posted on Aug 21 2016 - 8:29am

The 27th Annual V3 (Venturing, Varsity, and Venture) Hike-o-ree will be held October 28-30, 2016, at the Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center, Front Royal, VA.  Registration is limited to trail capacities of the fifteen trails.  The Hike-o-ree is open to all Scout units including Venturing Crews, Sea Scout Ships, Varsity Teams, Boy Scout Troops, and Girl Scout Troops.

Troop Schedule, Cliffs Notes

Posted on Aug 20 2016 - 12:18pm

Please use the Event Registration on the right side of the Troop webpage to RSVP for the events listed below.  Remember selecting "Regrets" is a valid RSVP response and allows

Patriot Chapter -- Fall Ordeal and Brotherhood Conversion -- Planned for 8 - 9 October

Posted on Aug 20 2016 - 12:16pm

Arrowmen – The Fall Ordeal for the Patriot Chapter of the Order of the Arrow will be held the evening of Sat, Oct 8 through early evening Sun, Oct 9, 2016.  While Mon, Oct 10, 2016, is a school holiday, many of the parents still have to work, so we will plan to be home at a reasonable time on Sun.  More information about the Fall Ordeal will be forthcoming, so please consider this an advanced notice for planning purposes.

Troop Meeting-- August 17th at Woods Community Center

Posted on Aug 14 2016 - 10:06pm

Scouts need to bring their Scout Handbook!

Patrol Duties     Flags: Arrow     Setup: Trojan    Teardown: Pirate         Game: Senior

BSA Troop # 1345

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