Kayaks and canoes on the Shenandoah River


Troop 111 loves getting outdoors and goes on at least one camping trip a month, from car camping at the beach to multi-day backpacking treks there is an adventure for everyone.

  • April 2024 | Woods With Merit Camporee

    The first of what is bound to be an annual event, the Woods With Merit Camporee, was an excellent first campout for many of the new scouts in the troop. […] READ MORE

  • March 2024 | Z.O.R.T.

    An annual troop favorite, Zombie Outbreak Response Team, was dampered by fallen trees, heavy winds and downpour, but Troop 111 carries through, especially with a little help from the pizza […] READ MORE

  • January 2024 | U.S.S. Wisconsin

    Our scouts were able to see and experience life on the Battleship Wisconsin. Guided by dedicated and passionate Navy and Marine Veterans, including our own Committee Chair Joe Hoeing! READ MORE

  • December 2023 | Camp Crockett

    Tents on a foggy morning at Camp Crockett

    The annual family campout at Camp Crockett in Hoover Ridge Park. Area Arrow of Light and Webelos scouts joined the troop on Saturday night. Scouts taught the cubs fire building […] READ MORE

  • October 2023 | Apple Harvest Camporee

    Troop 111 standing next to their catapult built with bamboo and lashing

    The 45th annual Apple Harvest Camporee included a Scottish-themed Highland Games theme. READ MORE

  • September 2023 | Gettysburg, PA

    Memorial to the Gettysburg Address in the National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    We camped on Daniel Lady Farm, which served as General Edward Johnson’s headquarters and a confederate field hospital during the battle of Gettysburg. We enjoyed the museum and hiking the battlefield. The scouts completed the Lincoln portion of the Gettysburg Heritage Trail program. READ MORE

  • August 2023 | Shenandoah River

    Canoes on the Shenandoah River in Virginia

    Set up camp along the river Friday night. Saturday morning be transported up stream, and then spend all of Saturday paddling and floating your way back to your campsite, stopping midway for a swim and a picnic lunch. READ MORE

  • July 2023 | Summer Camp

    Troop 111 sitting around the campfire back at their site during summer camp

    Back to Camp Shenandoah! Scouts were all busy, learning, full of slush puppies, and most likely broke, but having a GREAT time! READ MORE

  • June 2023 | Battleship Wisconsin & VA Beach

    Three scouts standing on the beach of the Chesapeake Bay

    Visit to the Battleship Wisconsin and camping at First Landing State Park. READ MORE

  • May 2023 | Three Ridges Backpacker

    View of the Three Ridges mountains

    Coming Soon READ MORE