Welcome to Boy Scouts of America Troop 976 in Vienna, Virginia, part of the National Capital Area Council (NCAC).

Troop 976 is sponsored by Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (OLGC) in Vienna, Virginia. Membership in the church is not required and boys of any faith are welcome. Download our informational brochure or check out this awesome video to see how much fun we have. Reach out to us for more information by clicking on "Contact Us" at the bottom of the MENU to the left. We look forward to hearing from you!

George Mason District Honors Troop 976 Adult Scout Volunteers

Posted on Apr 2 2020 - 8:23pm

The April Court of Honor was to include recognition of our adult leaders who share their time, talents and treasures with our scout troop. The George Mason District NCAC recognizes those scouters who have served the troop for at least 1 year. Please share your congratulations next time you see them! Award certificates will be shared once we are able to meet again. Congratulations! Click on "read more" to see who we are honoring!!

Troop 976 Response to COVID-19

Posted on Mar 15 2020 - 9:51am

In accordance with guidance from the National Capital Area Council (NCAC) of Scouts BSA, as well as our sponsoring organization Our Lady of Good Counsel, and Fairfax County Public Schools, Troop 976 is temporarily suspending in-person activities. Large troop events such as campouts and weekly meetings are effectively cancelled until further notice.

Scoutmaster Training Opportunities

Posted on Mar 7 2020 - 11:30pm

o 03/07/20 - Scoutmaster Position - Specific Training, Gaithersburg, MD • IOLS:
o 03/14/20 - Back Country Outdoor Leader Skills (BCOLS), Huntington

Winter is the Perfect Time for Training

Posted on Mar 7 2020 - 11:29pm

$600 Wilderness First Responder April 4-11 (Fairfax county spring break)

First Aid/CPR/AED
Basic Life Support
Instructor Course

Completed Merit Badge Blue Cards & Rank Advancements Due by March 18th for Award at the COH

Posted on Mar 1 2020 - 8:52am

Completed Merit Badge blue cards & Rank Advancements need to be turned in to Ms. Etter by the meeting on March 18th to be awarded at the COH on April 1st.

Kion’s Eagle Scout project

Posted on Feb 21 2020 - 10:24pm

He will be at the Meadowlark Botanical Gardens and we will be doing some invasive plant removal, mulch laying, and bridge refurbishment.

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