July 5

Post date: Jul 9, 2011 3:37:37 AM

Troop 555 Summer Camp at T Brady Saunders 7/10 – 7/16.

Meet at the church at 12:00 pm on Sunday. Eat before you arrive. Remember the Troop always travels in Class A uniforms.

Do not forget your neckerchief and scout socks you will need those each night at retreat.

Parents you are welcomed and encouraged to come to camp on Friday evening 7/15 after 7:00 pm for open house and the closing campfire.

The scouts will perform skits and various awards will be presented. We hope to see you there.

Do not forget to bring cash for merit badge materials and other spending money.

JAMES RIVER RAFTING TRIP is booked for Saturday, July 31 at 9:00 AM.

This will be a day trip. The cost of trip is $60/person. We need a final headcount. Currently we have two rafts reserved for a total of 12.

If more Scouts/Leaders are interested we can reserve another raft.

If you could not attend the meeting on Tuesday and would like to attend please e-mail the scoutmaster at Scoutmaster@troop555.net or call 804-678-8245.

The River Trip is the perfect trip for first time paddlers ages 9 and up.

The trip takes you down the upper section of the James River with rapids ranging from class I-II.


July PLC is scheduled for July 28 at 7:30 pm at the Carson Building.

JP Ames Eagle Project is scheduled for 10:00 am on 8/20 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.

You can exchange your tickets from the Flying Squirrels game on the 6/28 for any available game for the rest of the season.

FOLLOW Troop 555 on Twitter @Troop555VA or your cell phone.

To receive text messages with only the most urgent or timely information from the Troop:

Use your cell phone to text the message "follow Troop555VA" to the number 40404.

Remember to include the space between "follow" and "Troop555VA"

If you have any current merit badge books that you are willing to part with – Please donate them to our troop library

For more information about the 2013 Boy Scout Jamboree


Advice from the Scoutmaster – Remember your camp manners we are all ambassadors of the Troop.