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Welcome to the official website of Boy Scout Troop 1853, Community Covenant Church, Springfield, VA


Summer Camp - July 2021

A Scout-Run Troop, On the Go


COVID Update: We are meeting in person! Mask use and social distancing is encouraged. Email the Scoutmaster for any Covid questions.

Contact the Scoutmaster via email at scoutmaster@troop1853.org for more details or if you would like to coordinate a visit.

Troop 1853 meets every Tuesday at the Community Covenant Church, 7018 Sydenstricker Road, Springfield VA 22152.  Meetings are planned and run by the Scouts in accordance with the annual program developed by their Patrol Leaders Council (PLC) every June.  Every month has a program theme.

As a unit, the Troop camps one weekend a month - except for July which is summer camp.  The camping locations and the focus of activities during the outing are determined by the PLC.  In addition to these campouts, Scouts  often plan physically challenging high adventure trips. High adventure trips happen during Summer, Spring and Winter school breaks.  Patrol Leaders and Troop Officers also gather twice a year for an Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST). 

The troop has five vibrant patrols.  Each patrol buys its own food, cooks together, camps together, and shares responsibility for running a portion of the Troop meetings.  Patrols generally have their own meetings outside of the Troop meetings and may plan their own day or overnight trips.

                            Please contact our Scoutmaster - John Seger for more information.  His e-mail address is:  scoutmaster@troop1853.org



Fairfax Rod and Gun Club November 2020

November 2020 Shooting Campout - Fairfax Rod and Gun Club

Troop 1853 -  Sea Base 2020


Troop 1853 - Philmont 2019









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