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Boy Scout Troop 2877
(Chester, Virginia)
 
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Previous Camping Trips & Activities


2020
  • January 11: Public Speaking Merit Badge – Richmond’s First Baptist Church 8am-4pm
  • January 17-20: Winter Camp: Winter Camp @ Heart of Virginia Scout Reservation – We need to know ASAP if you plan on attending. $61/youth (plus additional fees if applicable); $56/adult – includes meals & activities. Some merit badges may have an additional cost.
  • February 7-9: VA Beach Aquarium Trip Campout – Camping at Pipsico Scout Reservation; $22/person
  • February 11: Grace Café – Serving Kielbasa; Scouts be there ASAP; adults starting @ noon; service hours apply
  • February 15: Pack 2877 Pinewood Derby @ CPC Fellowship Hall starting @ 11 am
  • March 13-15: Shotgun Shooting Merit Badge Campout - Camping at Albright Scout Reservation and traveling to Amelia Wildlife Management to complete MB. ***Scouts must attend all meetings February 17-March 9 to attend this camping trip unless you receive authorization from Mr. Kelley.***
  • June 13: Clean up @ CPC – 8 am, service hours apply
  • July 5-10: Camp Resilience Summer Camp @ Pocahontas State Park - $100/person; need to know NLT 6/1/20 if you are attending; earn 9-12 merit badges
  • September 11-13: Advancement Campout #1 - Camping at Albright Scout Reservation. Completing skills for Scouts 1st Class and below. Scouts 1st Class & Above may help teach younger scouts or complete service time.
  • September 22: Join Scouting Night @ CPC – 5:30-8:30, Wear full Class A Uniform including neckerchief and sash and come help set up, recruit cubs and potential troop members, clean up.

2019

  • January 12-15 - Winter Camp at T. Brady Saunders

  • Jan 21- Building Pinewood Derby Outlaw Cards - Fellowship Hall

  • Jan 28- Order of the Arrow Elections, All Scouts Should Attend

  • Feb 9- Pinewood Derby Day. Scouts to help run race. Outlaw Race Afterwards.

  • Feb 10- Scout Sunday at Chester Presbyterian Church. Scouts of all faiths should attend.

  • Feb 11 - Meeting on Tuesday 12th, no meeting Monday

  • Feb 12 - Scouts are cooking dinner at Grace Cafe, need adults starting at 1 pm, Scouts Arrive asap.

  • Feb 16- Dutch Oven Cooking, Advancements

  • Feb 25 - Court of Honor @7pm, bring a covered dish 
  • March 15,16,17- Indoor Rock Climbing, camping at Albrights - CLIMBING MERIT BADGE
  • April 14 Camp Cards 9am-5pm – Troop 2877 Green Top
  • April 24 Wednesday, Committee Meeting @ Church 7pm
  • April 27 Camp Cards 8am-5pm  Cubs and Troop 2877 at Tractor Supply
  • May 2  Thursday RoundTable
  • May 11  Camp Cards 8am-5pm  Troop 2899 at Tractor Supply 
  • May 12 Camp Cards 9am-5pm Troop 2899 at Green Top (and all others who has not participated in any fundraising)
  • May 17,18,19- Camping at James River State Park for Appomattox Court House National Historical Park Trail and patch
  • May 27 – No Meeting.  Happy Memorial Day!
  • June 4th Tuesday – All Scouts, Parents and Leaders we are cooking at the Grace Cafe (Church's free dinner night.
  • June 16-22- Summer Camp at T. Brady Saunders
  • July 5,6 Service Project - Painting Scout House (Rudy building)
  • July 10 Committee Meeting
  • July 13 – Service Project – Painting and Cleanup around Church, 9am-Noon
  • July 27, 27 - Troop 2899 Hiking Mt Pleasant
  • Aug 16,17,18 - Kayaking Pocahontas State Park, Camping at Albrights Scout Reservation
  • Oct 18,19,20 - Mountain Man @ Albrights 
  • October 28 - COH
  • Nov 8,9,10 - Dutch oven cooking and Wilderness Survival shelters building and other activities
  • Nov 14&15th (Cub Scout Arby's fundraiser)
  • Nov 16 - Scouting for Food – bags out
  • Nov 21&22 - Scout Arby's fundraiser, Troops 2877 & 2899
  • Scouting for Food, Bags In
  • Dec 5&6 - Cubs and Troops Arby's combined fundraiser
  • Dec 15 - Christmas Party @ Jimmy's with Frisbee Golf at Goyne Park. 2pm-8pm
2018
  • January 12, 13, 14, 15 - Winter Camp @ T. Brady Saunders
  • January 20, 2018 - Michael's Eagle Scout Project
  • Feb 16, 17, 18 - National Air and Space Museum
  • Feb 19 - Pinewood Derby Race Day - Need help setting up early at 5:30pm
  • Feb 24 - Tyler's Eagle Project at Chester Presbyterian Church
  • Feb 25 - Scout Sunday. Scouts attend Chester Presbyterian Church service be there at 10:40am 
  • March 5th and 12th - Monday night meeting, Orienteering classroom, need to be present both nights and go on camp out to obtain the merit badge.
  • March 16,17,18 - Orienteering and Dutch Oven Cooking, Camp Albirghts
  • April 20, 21, 22 - Metal Smithing - Camping at Albrights
  • March 5th and 12th - Monday night meeting, Orienteering classroom, need to be present both nights and go on camp out to obtain the merit badge.
  • March 16,17,18 - Orienteering and Dutch Oven Cooking, Camp Albirghts
  • April 8 - 10am-2pm Camp Card Sales Fundraiser at Bass Pro
  • April 20, 21, 22 - Metal Smithing - Camping at Albrights - Metal Smith Merit Badge
  • April 30th at Hopewell Community Pool - All Scouts are required to take the swim test annually.
  • May 12 Eagle Court of Honor for Michael, Alex and Tyler at Chester Presbyterian Church

  • May 18,19,20 - Hiking up Mt Pleasant in Amherst County, Camping at Hog Camp Gap

  • May 21 - Final Summer Camp payments are due 

  • June 8 - Scout Night at Southside Speedway- If there is enough interest by our scouts we could do this as a troop event.

  • June 10 - Camp Card Sales Fundraiser at Bass Pro 10am - 2pm, meet at church at 8:30am

  • June Summer Camp 24th - 30th.

  • July 27, 28, 29 - Boating

  • August 7 (Tuesday) - Our Troop is helping Mid Cities Civic Association with their the second year of National Night Out.  This will be a fun community service event.  Service hours will be earned for attending and helping out.
  • August 17, 18, 19 - Kayak James River @James River State Park
  • September 22 (maybe 23rd also - Ethan's Eagle Scout Project at YMCA, Be there at 8am 

  • September 24, Monday Meeting - pick up info for PopCorn Sales, Parents are invited.  All proceeds goes to individual Scout accounts to raise funds for their summer camp fees.

  • October 8th - Court of Honor

  • October 19, 20, 21 - First Aid in the woods  (with wounded victims needing Scouts first aid help) @Albrights

  • October 27 - Scouting for Food.  Bags Out, meet at the Church at 8:30am

  • November 1st & 2nd, Thursday and Friday. We will be passing out flyers at the Arby's at 6541 Bayside Lane, Midlothian between the hours of 4:30-8:00 pm.  

  • November 3rd, Saturday. Scouting for Food.  Bags In, meet at the Church at 9:30am.

  • November 16, 17, 18 - Olympics Obstacle course team race - @Albrights       

  • December - TBD 

2017

January 13-17- Winter Camp T. Brady Saunders

February 2 (Thursday) - Visiting Pack 822
February 4 (Saturday)- Caritas set up at church (Meet at church at 12:30pm) 
February 6 (Monday) - Scouts cooking CARITAS dinner 
February 18 (Saturday) - CARITAS take down (9am, meet at church)
February 25, 26 – Albrights – Open fire cooking (Dutch Ovens)

February 25, 26 – Albrights – Open fire cooking (Dutch Ovens)

March 17, 18, 19 – Camping at the Sulewski's & Eagle Scout Project

April 21, 22, 23 –  (Mariners Museum) Museum fee will be $20, Food $10
May 19, 20, 21 – 50 Mile Bike Trip, Fish Hatchery then 25 miles to Williamsburg and return
June 25 to July 1 - Summer Camp. (pictures at https://www.flickr.com/gp/bsatroop2877/121s25 )
July 21, 22, 23 - Kayaking, James River State Park in Amherst Co, 9 miles white water 
September 15, 16, 17 – Head Boat Fishing
September 25 - Court of Honor
October 18 - Committee Meeting
October 21, 22 – Hike (Crab Tree Falls / Spy Rock)
October 28 Sunday - Scouting for food, Bags Out
November 4th - Bags In
November 17, 18, 19 - Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
December 11 Monday - Christmas Party.
December 16 Saturday - Alex's Eagle Scout Project

2016

February 20 – Day trip for Tubing at Wintergreen
February 27 (Saturday) – Mulch fundraising sale
March 5 (Saturday) – CARITAS setup
March 5 (Saturday) – after CARITAS, Mulch fundraising sale
March 7th - CARITAS - Scouts cooking dinner
March 20 – Mulch fundraising
April - 15 mile bike ride, working on Biking Merit badge
May 20, 21, 22 – Kayaking and Obstacle course 
June 26-July 2  - Summer Camp T. Brady Saunders
July 11, 12 - Va Boating License taught by the Coast Guard - required for Boating Merit Badge, All parents & family are welcome to join us to earn your VA Boating License 
July 15, 16,17 – Water Sports – Albrights/Lake Chesdin, Boating Merit Badge and Water Sports Merit Badge.  All adults in attendance, make sure you have taken "safety afloat" and "swim defense" online.
August 19, 20, 21 - Head Boat Fishing Va Beach
September 16, 17, 18 – Biking 25Mile
October 21,22,23 - Back to basics at Fish Hatchery
October 29-Scouting for food, Bags Out, Meet at Church at 9am
November 5-Scouting for food, Bags In, Meet at Church at 9am
November 18,19,20 - Hiking on the AT trail, Saturday Hog Camp Gap to Mount Pleasant,  Sunday Spy Rock