I hope everyone had a great spring break and wishing everyone a happy Passover, Easter, and Ramadan.



I know some of you may have tomorrow off from School, however, we will have an in-person Troop meeting at 7:30PM at Immanuel Church on the Hill this Monday.

See note below from Mr. Wells concerning the upcoming camping trip.


For those attending our fishing trip in two weeks, please bring your rod and reel to the meeting if you might need help rigging up.  For those that don’t have gear, you still have time to purchase some before the trip. Mr. Wells will bring some gear for you to look at and familiarize yourself with.  



Please come prepared tomorrow to decide on the name of your patrol and elect a patrol leader!  We will have two New Scout patrols this year!




See information below from Mr. Mulvaney. We already have 14 scouts signed up!

Who: All the avid (and junior) fisherman we can find
What: Troop 131 Fishing Trip
When: Fri 21 Apr – Sun 23 April, 2023
Where: The Cove Campground (about 2 hours from Alexandria)
Why: First Troop Fishing Trip (at least in a long while)

Get your rod and reel ready and sign up now!

And if you don’t have a rod and reel, we can provide some.  So come along for the fun.

Brendan Mulvaney

Outings Coordinator


I keep saying it, we are extremely fortunate to have so many scouts in the troop working toward their Eagle.  Thank you scouts for helping and please sign up to support Ryan, Will and Isaac!


Dear Scouts,

Please join me for my Eagle Scout project on Saturday April 15. We are building 13 garden beds at Bush Hill Elementary School in Alexandria and will need lots of help, I am very grateful for your assistance. We will be serving lunch and there will be 2 shifts to choose from. Thank you very much.

Here is the link to the sign up genius: 



WILL JAHNS – April 22nd

Scouts, this is Will Jahns. Im working on my Eagle project and would appreciate help. We will be building book racks for InspireLit to distribute to preschool students. The build day will be Saturday, April 22nd in my backyard (107 E Luray Ave), lunch will be provided. If you are not camping, I would really appreciate your time. If you have any questions please let me know – Thanks, Will

ISAAC WORKMAN- April 29th, 30th and May 6th

Hello scouts,

My Eagle Scout Project will be on the 29th and 30th of April, and the 6th of May. We will be repairing the Bush Hill Presbyterian Church garden and adding labels so the preschoolers can learn about native plants in our area. We will be tearing down the old retaining wall and putting in a new one, as well as pulling out invasive species and planting native ones.

We will have pizza and water for anyone who is able to come help.

There are 2-3 shifts to choose from each day.

I would really appreciate the help from anyone who can make it.

Thank you,

Isaac Workman



If you are planning on attending summer camp, it is not too late to sign up!  Early bird prices end soon!


Just resending to the link to the Council ILOS Training.  I already know of a few adults from the troop who have signed up, but we always want as many trained adults as we can get for each trip.  Parents, please consider going.

SCHEDULE: One Month(ish) Look Ahead

Monday, April 10th – Troop Meeting – 7:30 PM – Immanuel Church on the Hill

April 14-15- Ryan Mulvaney Eagle Project

Monday, April 17th – Troop Meeting (BoR) – 7:30 PM – Immanuel Church on the Hill

Friday, April 21st -23rd – Camping/Fishing Trip – Cove- Gore VA

April 22- Will Jahns Eagle Project

Monday, April 24th – Troop Meeting – 7:30 PM – Immanuel Church on the Hill

April 29th and 30th – Isaac Workman Eagle Project

Monday, May 1st – Troop Meeting – 7:30 PM – Immanuel Church on the Hill

May 6th – Isaac Workman Eagle Project

Monday, May 8th – Troop Meeting (PLC) – 7:30 PM – Immanuel Church on the Hill

Monday, May 15th – Troop Meeting (BoR) – 7:30 PM – Immanuel Church on the Hill

Friday, May 19th -21st – Hiking and Caving – Stokesville, VA



Wear your full Class A Uniform and Scarf!  Bring your Book, Bring a headlamp!  Leave your phone in your pocket! and 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.

©2024 Troop 131 | Alexandria, Virginia.


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