Welcome to Troop 800's Web Site!

Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 800's web site. Troop 800 is a boy-led troop chartered by Greenbrier Presbyterian Church in Chesapeake, Virginia. We meet on Wednesday nights (7:15-8:45 p.m.) year-round. We camp one weekend per month and usually also have a monthly "out-of-troop activity" (sometimes on a weekend and sometimes instead of a troop meeting.)

Prospective Scouts and Parents - Please visit the "About Us" page to learn more about our troop. Please contact scoutmaster(at)troop800(dot)org for more information and to arrange a visit to a troop meeting.

Current Scouts and Parents - Please log in!  You will be able to view our calendar, sign up for upcoming events, see photos of past events (and share your own), access helpful files and information, and contact Leaders and other Scout families. Check back often for the most up-to-date information. If you have forgotten your password, please send an email to webmaster(at)troop800(dot)org

Parent Survey - Need one from every family please!

Posted on Dec 1 2016 - 9:53am

Please fill out the attached parent survey (also sent by email) and return no later than Wednesday, December 7th.  If you're able to print and scan it to send it back by this weekend, that would be tremendously helpful.  Please send your survey to committeechair@troop800.org

Winter Camp! Sign up now!

Posted on Nov 27 2016 - 4:28pm

A Scout is TOUGH! Pack your warm layers - we're headed back to Winter Camp at Pipsico Scout Reservation! This camp provides a great opportunity for Scouts to hone their cold weather camping skills, complete advancement requirements, earn merit badges (some of which are not typically offered at summer camps) and have lots of fun. This long weekend camping experience, held over the Martin Luther King Holiday weekend, includes more than a week's worth of activities crammed into one awesome long weekend! Check out the attached program guide for all the details, including what merit badges will be offered, and sign up (and pay) by Dec 14thBring your 1st and 2nd choices of merit badges to the meeting on Dec 14th as well. We will be submitting our registration, payment and merit badge choices on December 15th. We will be doing cold-weather-camping prep at the meetings in early January. Cost is $80 per Scout and $45 per adult leader.


Posted on Nov 17 2016 - 4:31pm

Registration for the ski trip is now CLOSED but payment is DUE - please pay in full by November 30!

Uniform Exchange Now Available

Posted on Apr 5 2016 - 12:11am

Uniforms are expensive, and Scouts grow fast! Plus, they are THRIFTY! We have started a Uniform Exchange to turn in outgrown items and take a gently-used items for a new size. There is no charge for used items, but please limit your request to 1-2 items and turn in outgrown-but-still-in-decent-condition items. The uniform exchange contains uniform parts such as pants, shirts, shorts, belts, activity t-shirts and even non-uniform Boy Scout t-shirts.  Please contact Mrs. Brand to request an items from the Uniform Exchange and/or to donate to it. A current inventory of the Uniform Exchange is listed under Files: Troop Admin.

Boards of Review Held First Wednesday of Each Month

Posted on Mar 8 2016 - 9:51am

Boards of Review (except for Eagle) will be held the first Wednesday of each month - schedule yours by contact Mrs. Brand (committeechair@troop800.org) at least TWO DAYS in advance. April BORs will be held on April 13 due to Spring Break.

How to Earn a Merit Badge

Posted on Jan 28 2016 - 3:57pm

Following Mr. Kirch's closing at Wednesday's meeting, here is a blog article from Scouting Magazine. This blog has lots of great articles if anyone is interested in signing up.  Here's the link to the article on how to earn a merit badge:  http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2015/09/24/earn-merit-badge/

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