Welcome to BSA Troop 8!

The Arctic Foxes


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On February 1, 2019, BSA renamed the iconic Scouting Program from “Boy Scouts” to “Scouts BSA” allowing girls to join for the first time.  Our troop was chartered in November 2019 and was one of the first female troops in Nassau County.



Our chartering organization is:

The Community Church of East Williston

45 E Williston Ave

East Williston NY 11596




Our Goal


To help our youth develop skills that will benefit them throughout their lifetime and prepare them to make the right choices for themselves, their families, their communities through understanding and practicing of the Scout Oath and Law.  Along this journey they will share adventures, create memories, and develop lifelong friendships.


The Aims of Scouting

Character, Citizenship, Personal Fitness, and Leadership


We are an “Outdoor Troop” with an active schedule of camping adventures, community service, leadership, and advancement.  


Membership is open to all girls who are 10 years old and have completed the fifth grade, or who are 10 years old and have earned the Cub Scout Arrow of Light Award or are age 11 but not yet 18.


We hope you find our site helpful as you navigate through our website to find information about our troop and scouting. If you are a member please use our Members link above to access current Calendars, Rosters and News.


Because this is a Scouting site with some personal information, we like to keep it that way. To keep this information out of unwanted hands, Access to some sections of this website may require you to enter one of our global Access IDs (leader or scout) and that ID's Password. If you do not know the Access ID and Password, please ask your scout leaders and we'll get back with you as soon as we can.