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!

Cycling Merit Badge 50 mile ride postponed until Fall

Posted by admin on Apr 24 2017 - 9:47am

The 50 mile bike ride that is a part of the cycing merit badge - originally scheduled for May - is now postponed until Fall - dates will be announced nearer the time.

For Scouts going to Henson Summer Camp 2017

Posted by admin on Apr 13 2017 - 2:51pm

For scouts going to Henson summery camp this year . . . 

  1. Final payment of $385 is due Monday April 24th 2017
  2. Parent meeting for summer camp - May 1st 7:45 at UPC


Scout Bucks balances updated

Posted by admin on Feb 19 2017 - 12:25am

A new spreadsheet has been posted with updated Scout Bucks balances as of February 17, 2017. It includes all accounts that are active in 2017. 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 Feb 2 2017 - 9:09pm

Congratulations to Kishan R. on successfully completing his Eagle Board of Review on 2/2/17.

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.

BSA Troop # 1970