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Welcome to Troop 993's website! Troop 993 was chartered in 1958 by the Wesley United Methodist Church and has been proudly serving the community for over 50 years! The troop meets every Monday night at 7:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, located at 8412 Richmond Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22309. Troop 993 subscribes to the three aims of Scouting: Teaching boys values, citizenship and physical fitness. Additionally, the troop actively provides service to the community. We strongly adhere to the boy-run, boy-led troop philosophy, with adult leaders acting as mentors and advisors.

Summer Camp and Merit Badge Sign-up 4/15

Posted on Apr 15 2024 - 5:32am

Signup on the troop website for 2024 Summer Camp at Sinoquipe (June 30 - July 6) and pay your $50 deposit to secure your spot. Total cost is $475 per scout. Full payment is due by 4/15/24 in order to sign up for merit badges.

NCAC Cub Scout Day Camp June 24-28 - Staff Needed

Posted on Apr 13 2024 - 6:48pm

We are still looking for Scouts to help out with this years NCAC Cub Scout Jungle Adventure Day Camp at Gunston Hall. If you are 14 years and older and wish to help out for a day or two or the whole week, please sign up here Boy Scout Troop 993, Alexandria VA | Cub Scout Day Camp (mytroop.us) so we can submit your names. If you are under 14 and are interested in attending, please also sign up but annotate under 14 in the comment field and we'll see if we can work something out. For more information, see Mr. McCain, Mr. Rusten or Mr. Shaw.

OA Spring Ordeal - April 26 to 28

Posted on Apr 13 2024 - 6:48pm

The Order of the Arrow Spring Ordeal registration is open for all Order of the Arrow members. The campout will be at Camp Snyder and all hands on deck are needed to make this a great experience for the candidates. Details and sign up are at: National Capital Area Council - 2024 Colonial Chapter Spring Ordeal (scoutingevent.com) or see your OA Rep (Marcus) for more information if needed.

2024 Sea Base Payment Due by 4/1/24

Posted on Apr 5 2024 - 8:56am

The third payment ($500) for the 2024 Sea Base High Adventure was due to the Troop Treasurer by Feb 26.  The fourth payment of $500 was due Mar 25. Airfare and one nights accommodation costs are still TBD.

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