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BSA Troop 1159 • VFW Post 1177 • 401 Old Waterford Rd, Leesburg, VA 20176 • Meeting every Tuesday 7 to 8:30 PM 

https://troop1159.trooptrack.com/

The Troop was founded in 1964 and is the oldest Boy Scout Troop in Loudoun County
Chartered by VFW Post 1177;  67 Eagle Scouts in 53 years

The Troop currently has 3 Scout Patrols and
 1 Senior Patrol (SPL / ASPLs) from 5 area Cub Scout Packs
30 Scouts, SM & 7 ASMs, and 7 Committee members

Current Rank-Age distribution
2 Eagle (2 w/Palms) @ 16-17 years old
9 Star & Life Scouts @ 14-16
4 2nd Class & 1st Class Scouts @ 13-14
16 Scout & Tenderfoot Scouts @ 11-12

Training & Awards
All Adult Members are YPT
4 Leaders have attended Wood Badge; plan to send more this summer
5 Scout Leaders have attended NYLT; plan to send 2-3 more this summer
Leaders participate in Round Table, University of Scouting & other advanced Training
4 Leaders & 2 Committee Wilderness First Aid
Journey to Excellence GOLD Award 2014-2017
Semi-Annual Introduction to Leadership for Scout Troops Course

Program
11 Tent Camping Events with an average attendance of 13 produced 359 nights
2 Cabin Camping (4 nights)
Annual MB Weekend (January – Wimp-O-Ree)
2 annual Webelos/AOL Scout events (camping in Autumn & Iron Scout in January)

High Adventure Program (14+)
2013 JulSea Base Scuba Program
2016 Jun & AugLenhok'sin Hiking Adventure & Sea Base USVI Sailing
2017 Aug, Jun, JulPhilmont, Lenhok'sin Canoeing & BSA National Jamboree
2018 JunNorthern Tier

Summer Camp (Generally 3rd week of July)
2010, 2011   Heritage Scout Reservation   Uniontown, PA
2012  Bayshore Scout Reservation   Jonestown, PA
2013  Horseshoe Scout Reservation   Rising Sun, MD
2014, 2015  Rodney Scout Reservation   North East, MD
2016-2018  Heritage Scout Reservation   Uniontown, PA

Service Hours
2014   242 hours

2015   428 hours

2016   350+ hours

2017   518+ hours

Order of the Arrow

13 Scouts and 6 Adults
Merit Badges   98 Subjects covered by 17 MB Counselors