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Here’s How to Join the Scouts in September

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The fall Scouting Events are underway and now is the time to join! Scouting has come a long way too! Girls can join the cub scouts and boy scouts and Alexandria kids can join the Sea Scout division too.

The following units will hold Join Scouting nights and invite area youth to attend. Listings with an asterisk denote units participating in Family Scouting.

September 10, 2019

Cub Scout Pack 1509

Ft. Hunt Elementary School

7:00 P.M.

September 15, 2019

Cub Scout Pack 888

Aldersgate United Methodist Church

2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

*Pack 888 offers dens for girls.

September 23, 2019

Cub Scout Pack 614

James K. Polk Elementary, Blessed Sacrament School

7:00 P.M.

Area Schools: James K. Polk; Patrick Henry, Blessed Sacrament

September 24, 2019

Cub Scout Pack 135

Maury Elementary School

6:30 P.M.

Area Schools: Maury, Mt. Vernon

September 26, 2019

Cub Scout Pack 1906

Lorton Station Elementary School

7:30 P.M.

September 20, 2019

Cub Scout Pack 129

Westminster Presbyterian Church

7:00 P.M.

Area Schools: George Mason, Charles Barrett

Youth interested in joining Colonial’s Sea Scout Ship, chartered by Belle Haven Marina should contact Skipper Reggie Moten or Barb Scheeler. Youth interested in joining Venture Scouts may email Jennifer Allred, Demi Pulas, Vincent Kiernan or visit beascout.org.

Questions may be directed to Colonial District Executive Geoff Thomas at (301) 214-9122 or via email at [email protected].


The Colonial District is one of the 20 districts that comprise the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.  It is the home to 63 scouting units, serving nearly 2,700 youth in the areas of Alexandria, Ft. Belvoir, Lorton and Mt Vernon in Fairfax County, and the City of Alexandria, in Virginia.  On the web at ncacbsa.org/colonial.

Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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