I hope everyone is well and happy Valentine’s Day!


We will have an in person meeting tomorrow at 7:30 at Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill.

Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill– Parish Hall

3606 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA 22304

The parish hall is behind the main sanctuary, from the parking lot, just keep walking around on the sidewalk and you will see the entrance up the hill a bit.


This is the last Troop meeting before our winter camping trip. While we will not have an official Troop meeting on the 21st due to Presidents Day weekend, I will be at the shed in the evening so that you can stop by and pick up gear!



See message below from Mr. Mulvaney and don’t forget to sign up for the winter camping trip, please sign up if you have not already done so!


So it must be time for Troop 131 to do some Cold Weather Camping!!!!  That’s right baby, the colder the better.  There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear.  So gear up and join us!


We will be camping 25-27 Feb at Marsden Tract (

The Marsden Tract Group Campground was built by scouts to provide access to larger campsites within easy commuting distance of the D.C. Metro area. It is located at Mile 11.5 on the C&O Canal Towpath, between the Carderock Recreation Area and Anglers Inn. The group campsites are nestled in the woods between the Canal and the Potomac River and they are a short distance from many recreational opportunities.


Scouts will do some hiking, camp fire building, and other activities.  It will be cold, but it will be fun!


So Sign Up Now and come enjoy the cold:

Cold Weather Camping (


Brendan Mulvaney

Outings Coordinator

Boy Scout Troop 131



SCHEDULE: One Month Look Ahead

Monday February 14th – Troop Meeting- (PLC) – Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill

Wednesday, February 16th – Assistant Scoutmasters Meeting- 8:00 -Virtual

Monday February 21st   – No Troop Meeting- Presidents Day- 6:00 Gear Pick up

Friday, February 25th- 27th – Winter Camping – Marsden Tract 

Saturday, February 26th – University of Scouting (adults only) – Heyfield Secondary School

Monday February 28th – Troop Meeting- (Board of Review) -Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill

Monday March 7th – Court of Honor -Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill

Monday March 14th – Troop Meeting- (PLC) – Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill

Monday March 18th -20th Camping Trip



Wear your Mask and uniform!  Bring your Book, Bring a headlamp!  Have a good time!

Blue Cards!  Did you know that your Scoutmaster can email you a blue card?  Just send me Mr. Ramirez an email (!  Note that the SCOUT must request the blue card, not the parent!

See you all at the troop meeting.

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