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!

Online Virtus training available for adult volunteers - sign up for 2021

Posted on Jan 9 2021 - 10:10pm

Adult leaders and volunteers. OLGC requires all adults working with children to go through a clearance process to keep our kids safe. Part of that involves taking the Virtus class, which is now available online. We even have some sessions available en español. You can find available sessions here:

Calling all Eagle Scouts

Posted on Dec 19 2020 - 1:13pm

Did you know there are college scholarships just for Eagle Scouts? The top scholarship is worth $48,000! You can find more information here: https://nesa.org/for-eagle-scouts/scholarships/?utm_source=scoutingwire&...

Message to families with girls interested in BSA

Posted on Dec 19 2020 - 1:13pm

Although 976 does not have a girl troop, here's an opportunity for families who would like to have their girls join the Scouting adventure.

Wreath Selling at OLGC

Posted on Dec 5 2020 - 11:20pm

Thanks to everyone who helped with the wreath sale!
It was such a success that we sold out all our wreaths the very first weekend. Great job everyone.

Need service hours?

Posted on Nov 7 2020 - 11:56pm

Any Scouts looking for an opportunity to do a good turn? An elderly parishioner is looking for a couple of boys to come and rake or blow leaves from her yard and move them to the street over Thanksgiving break. This is a chance to help out a member of our sponsoring organization. Please remember to follow Scout youth protection rules, such as staying outside and having a parent or adult leaders available.

Nicky Ilaria Eagle Scout Project at Meadowlark Gardens

Posted on Oct 17 2020 - 9:31am

We will be working Saturday Oct. 24 on replanking two sets of stairs and one bridge, as well as some weeding around the project area at Meadowlark Gardens. Please meet in the parking lot to have your temperature taken and answer Covid questions. Participants must wear a mask and socially distance. Bring work gloves and please put your phone number in the notes field in case of last-minute changes. You can reach me at (703) 798-9785. Please sign up for a slot: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0E4AA5A628ABF49-meadowlark