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Welcome to Troop 800's Web Site!

Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 800's web site. Troop 800 is a boy-led troop chartered by Greenbrier Presbyterian Church in Chesapeake, Virginia. We meet on Wednesday nights (7:15-8:45 p.m.) year-round. We camp one weekend per month and usually also have a monthly "out-of-troop activity" (sometimes on a weekend and sometimes instead of a troop meeting.)

Prospective Scouts and Parents - Please visit the "About Us" page to learn more about our troop. Please contact scoutmaster(at)troop800(dot)org for more information and to arrange a visit to a troop meeting.

Current Scouts and Parents - Please log in!  You will be able to view our calendar, sign up for upcoming events, see photos of past events (and share your own), access helpful files and information, and contact Leaders and other Scout families. Check back often for the most up-to-date information. If you have forgotten your password, please send an email to webmaster(at)troop800(dot)org

David's Eagle Fundraiser BAKE SALE

Posted on Apr 24 2017 - 11:01pm

Hi everyone, I'm having a bake sale at Great Bridge Presbyterian Church to raise money for my Eagle Scout Project. To make that successful, I really need you guys to help me by supplying BAKED GOODS. The bake sale will be Sunday, May 7th. Please sign up and list what you're baking (brownies, cookies, etc.), package them up 3-4 to a bag (whatever is appropriate for $1) and then drop them off at my house either Friday evening on the 5th or Saturday the 6th. Thanks so much! - David

PET or DOG CARE merit badge starting Wednesday at 6:45!

Posted on Apr 24 2017 - 10:58pm

Quick - go get a pet if you don't have one! (just kidding!) By request, we will be starting the pet merit badge, or, if you prefer, the dog care merit badge - your choice (you cannot double-count the time spent taking care of your dog though..)  Come at 6:45 on Wednesday so we can get take care of blue cards get started! Please sign up online (so we know how many are planning to participate) and print the merit badge worksheet of your choice from http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Merit_Badge_Worksheets

Sign up NOW! (no, REALLY!)

Posted on Apr 24 2017 - 10:51pm

We've been saying this for weeks - sign up NOW! (or REGRET if you can't come) - We need to be able to make reservations and can't until we know how many people are going to events!  Please sign up or regret for:

Uniform Exchange Now Available

Posted on Apr 5 2016 - 12:11am

Uniforms are expensive, and Scouts grow fast! Plus, they are THRIFTY! We have started a Uniform Exchange to turn in outgrown items and take a gently-used items for a new size. There is no charge for used items, but please limit your request to 1-2 items and turn in outgrown-but-still-in-decent-condition items. The uniform exchange contains uniform parts such as pants, shirts, shorts, belts, activity t-shirts and even non-uniform Boy Scout t-shirts.  Please contact Mrs. Brand to request an items from the Uniform Exchange and/or to donate to it. A current inventory of the Uniform Exchange is listed under Files: Troop Admin.

Boards of Review Held First Wednesday of Each Month

Posted on Mar 8 2016 - 9:51am

Boards of Review (except for Eagle) will be held the first Wednesday of each month - schedule yours by contact Mrs. Brand (committeechair@troop800.org) at least TWO DAYS in advance. April BORs will be held on April 13 due to Spring Break.

How to Earn a Merit Badge

Posted on Jan 28 2016 - 3:57pm

Following Mr. Kirch's closing at Wednesday's meeting, here is a blog article from Scouting Magazine. This blog has lots of great articles if anyone is interested in signing up.  Here's the link to the article on how to earn a merit badge:  http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2015/09/24/earn-merit-badge/

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