Welcome to Troop 1970 in Reston, Virginia!

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Since 1965, Troop 1970 has been “Keeping the Tradition.”

The troop is proud to offer a traditional yet progressive scouting program. Through monthly outings, summer camp, and community service, the scouts of Troop 1970 build skills and create friendships for a lifetime.

Weekly meetings are held every Monday during the school year at 7:30 PM at the United Christian Parish at 11508 North Shore Drive in Reston, Virginia. Visitors are always welcome, or feel free to contact us with any questions. Check our Upcoming Events list to the right to see what's on the horizon, and please come check us out. We look forward to meeting you!


Some of our recent and upcoming events include:

  • Summer camp and Sea Base
  • Family whitewater rafting trip
  • Annual "Rock-In" with swimming, bowling, and climbing at Sportrock
  • USNA/Annapolis campout
  • USS Intrepid overnight
  • Annual pancake dinner (cooked by scouts!)
  • Gettysburg
  • Skiing
  • Caving
  • Wilderness survival campout
  • Old Rag hike and campout
  • Ocean City campout
  • Railroading campout
  • Biking campout
  • Celtic Festival
  • Hershey Park
  • District Camporee
  • And of course, our annual MULCH fundraiser!

Camp Rodney, 2014Troop 1970 Flag

Check out these fun videos of Troop 1970 in action!
Just added - MULCH 2015!

Sportrock Photos

Posted by rleseman on Feb 1 2015 - 7:37am

I hope everyone enjoyed the Sportrock campout!    Thank you Nancy & Sam.

Here are a few photos.  https://www.icloud.com/photostream/#A1G4TcsmGUkjW1

ScoutBucks balances updated

Posted by admin on Jan 27 2015 - 11:44am

A new spreadsheet has been posted with updated ScoutBucks balances as of January 26, 2015. Please download it (under the Files menu in the list to the left) and feel free to use your ScoutBucks for any scouting-related costs.

Eagle BOR Results

Posted by admin on Jan 26 2015 - 9:08pm

Congratulations to Will Howard on successfully completing his Eagle Board of Review on 1/26/15.

Eagle BOR Results

Posted by admin on Dec 9 2014 - 8:42pm

Congratulations to Lars Kolankiewicz on successfully completing his Eagle Board of Review on 12/9/14.

Eagle BOR Results

Posted by admin on Sep 10 2014 - 10:13pm

Congratulations to Austin LaRock on successfully completing his Eagle Board of Review on 9/10/2014.

PLC Campout

Posted by admin on Aug 24 2014 - 3:55pm

Great job to everyone who attended the PLC Campout! I'm proud of our young leaders and happy to announce the 2015 Calendar.    

2015 Calendar is posted here, please use it in conjunction with the website calendar. We will see you at our first meeting on Sept 8th.

BSA Troop # 1970