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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!

Seabase 2015

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!

Henson 2016
Troop 1970 Flag

 
Check out these fun videos of Troop 1970 in action!
 

Eagle BOR Results

Posted by admin on Nov 24 2016 - 2:12pm

Congratulations to Peter S. on successfully completing his Eagle Board of Review on 2/23/16.

Eagle BOR results

Posted by admin on Nov 24 2016 - 2:11pm

Congratulations to Ben M. on successfully completing his Eagle Board of Review on 11/22/16.

Annual troop dues - DECEMBER 2, 2016

Posted by admin on Nov 10 2016 - 2:20pm

Troop 1970 Annual Scout Registration for 2016-2017 is due by December 2, 2016. Annual registration is required each year and covers BSA registration, troop insurance, and troop expenses such as advancement materials (troop patches, merit badges, merit badge books, rank badges, etc.), newsletter expenses, Boys' Life magazine, supplies, required adult training, and partial coverage of adult registration at summer camp. NOT included in the fee are uniform expenses or the red class B Troop 1970 t-shirt. Please submit dues as soon as possible, but no later than December 2.

Updated content on our Website

Posted by admin on Oct 1 2016 - 8:25pm

The troop calendar for 2016-17 has just been posted, as well as an updated troop logo and a document with instructions on how to plan Troop 1970 outings. All the new content (and other useful information) is available under the Files link on the left-hand side of the page after you log into our site. If you've forgotten your login or have any other questions, please use the Contact Us link.

Scout Bucks balances updated

Posted by admin on Sep 21 2016 - 6:14pm

A new spreadsheet has been posted with updated Scout Bucks balances as of September 21, 2016. It includes all Scout Bucks earned for the 2016 mulch fundraiser, as well as any payments for summer camp. Please download it (under the Files menu in the list to the left) and feel free to use your Scout Bucks for any scouting-related costs. Please contact Mr. Rao with any questions.

Eagle BOR results

Posted by admin on Jun 29 2016 - 9:05pm

Congratulations to Cullen K. on successfully completing his Eagle Board of Review on 6/29/16.

BSA Troop # 1970