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Welcome to Troop 876! We are a BSA Troop dedicated to girls aged 11 to 17 who like to camp, make friends, learn, and challenge themselves.

Scouting is all about adventure, family, leadership, and especially fun!

BSA strives to build a better future for your child by teaching them skills they'll carry with them into adulthood.

Our motto - Be Prepared - applies not only to the practical skills your scout will learn, but also the leadership and teamwork skills that will prepare them for the future.

It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that puts kids in the middle of the action and prepares them for today – and for life.

 

 

Troop Facebook Pages

Posted on Sep 22 2022 - 3:56pm

The official "BSA Troop 876 - Mount Vernon, VA" page is a public page for community engagement.  The troop also has a separate "Friends and Family of Troop 876" private group to share pictures and fun stories from campouts.  All are welcome to post in the Friends and Family group.  Please help us keep the public page updated with pictures of scouts at recent events.   To send pictures, or for more information, contact Mr. Call (johnrkcall@gmail.com) or Ms. Vann (hlr207@gmail.com).

Monica Rusten's Eagle Project Workshops

Posted on Sep 16 2022 - 3:07pm
On the weekend of September 24th I will be holding workshops at my house to prepare for my Eagle Project. For my project, I will be refurbishing the children's garden at River Farm, a horticultural society just off the GW parkway. At the workshops we will paint 130 large bricks, a chalkboard, and build a chalkhouse. If you are able to help out, please sign up using the link below. You do not have to stay for the entire time slot, as any and all help is greatly appreciated. All time worked will count as service hours.

2023 Northern Tier Payments

Posted on Sep 16 2022 - 3:07pm

A friendly reminder that 2023 Northern Tier payments are due to the Troop Treasurer by September 27, 2022, for those attending.

Colonial District offering adult IOLS in November

Posted on Sep 16 2022 - 3:05pm

Colonial will offer Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS) training for adult leaders in November at Gunston Hall. IOLS provides Scouters with the confidence to take youth into the outdoors.  Specifically, this hands-on program gives adult leaders a practical introduction to the patrol method of a youth-led troop by teaching leadership skills through a series of outdoor activities. 

Troop 876 Rechartering Season is Upon Us - PLEASE READ and Pay NLT 29 Sept

Posted on Sep 16 2022 - 3:05pm
Troop Family,

The annual Rechartering process is upon us once again (whew, the year has gone quickly!).  All currently registered youth and adults who wish to be registered with the Troop for 2023 need to pay the appropriate fees from the table below to the Troop not later than 29 September.  

How to view the Troop 876 calendar for more than 3 months ahead

Posted on Jul 29 2022 - 2:56pm

For those who want to see the calendar for more than 3 months out, follow the link (https://www.troop876g.org/event) taking you to the Troop 876 calendar of events. In the upper right corner of the calendar, you can select the 6 or 12 month view to see what’s tentatively scheduled.

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