Troop 1345 - "The Best Troop Alive!"


Welcome to Troop 1345!

Mountain Bike Crew at Elizabeth Furnace!

23 September 2017


Date Changes - Fall Court of Honor has been moved to 10/4/17; PLC and Committee Meeting to be Held 9/27/17

Posted on Sep 26 2017 - 6:24am

 Image result for schedule switch  Please note the date changes in your personal calendars.

Marcus Uptmor Eagle Project - Monday, October 9, 2017

Posted on Sep 26 2017 - 6:24am

Time: 8:00am - completion (could be as late as 6 PM); Location: Sandy Run Regional Park, 10450 Van Thompson Rd., Fairfax Station, 22039; Objective: To build a French drain near one of the boathouses to the runoff so that way,  Image result for french drainthe area around it wouldn’t be all muddy when it rains.  Who: Any Scouts can help, but I do need older Scouts to help carry gravel and any other heavy materials. The ranger at the park will also help with carrying the gravel.  Estimated Time of Completion:  6 hours, maybe more.  Please note if you plan to arrive after 2 PM, watch your email in case we finish early.  What to bring: Work clothes (boots, work gloves, long pants), sunscreen (if needed), wheelbarrows and shovels. REMEMBER TO BRING WATER.  What’ll be provided: Water and snacks will be provided as well as pizza for lunch.  Parking: There’s a parking lot near the end of the road after you enter Sandy Run Regional Park.  Where to meet: We will meet by the top of the stairway leading to the rowing machine room near the boathouse.  Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns:  Marcus Uptmor  uptmomar@gmail.com  240-382-0770

Columbus Day—Raise flags along Burke Centre Parkway (8:30AM, 5:00PM)

Posted on Sep 25 2017 - 4:37pm

Image result for columbus day flagsStart:  October 9th 2017 - 8:30 AM  End:  October 9th 2017 - 5:00 PM  Location:  Burke Centre Maintenance Yard - 10401 Premier Court, Burke, VA .  Troop 1345 will raise U.S. flags along Burke Centre Parkway on Columbus Day, Monday, October 9th.  It will take about an hour of your time in the morning, and about an hour in the afternoon.  No experience necessary.  Scout families must register in advance for this event—please register on-line three days prior by  October, 6th as maps are assigned in advance.   We need a minimum of five and a maximum of seven scout families—the first seven families to register will be accommodated for this event. 

Elizabeth Furnace campout this weekend!

Posted on Sep 18 2017 - 9:41am

Sleeping Bags and Gear from Burke Lake Campout (Lost & Found)

Posted on Aug 28 2017 - 12:56pm

 Two Sleeping Bags were left at at the Burke Lake Campground.  Please see Mr. Hendrickson at the 8/30 Troop Meeting to retrieve your missing gear.

Merit Badge Class Opportunities - Fairfax County Parktakes

Posted on Oct 26 2016 - 11:56am

Fairfax County's Parktakes program offers various merit badge classes.  See the attached link for more information:


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