Upcoming Events

Family Events October through December 2017 Posted October 9, 2017

Family Events for Remainder of 2017
Family events

Creek Freaks Training  (Posted July 1, 2017)

Virginia Creek Freaks Training Workshop for Adult Members Interested in Outdoor Youth Education.  We go over Basic Principles of Stream Monitoring, Working with Youth & Outdoor Education.  Provided by National IWLA Save Our Stream Staff & National's Clean Water Program.
This is a 1 Day ourse on October 14, 2017 - Start to Finish times to be Posted when available.

For More Information & REGISTRATION (required) Go To the following Website   Event Flyers will be Available & Posted upon Completion on our Chapter Facebook & Website
Information will also be sent out in our Membership Email Reminder System !
For General Information Contact - Greg Raines - 540 287 2628

Hunter Safety Course to be Held on October 15 (Updated October 5, 2017)

On Sunday, October 15, the Chapter is hosting a Hunter Safety Course at the Chapter house.  Time for the course is 8 AM to 3 PM  Students need to register at the link on the DGIF site here:
As a meal is not provided, students and attendees should bring their own lunch. The Point of Contact is Sean Clarkson, Email

Pumpkin Painting at the Chapter on October 29 (Posted October 9, 2017)

Pumpkin painting at the chapter house 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm open to all ages. Bring your own pumpkin or we will supply a small pumpkin limit 20 people please RSVP to Nona Hemphill-Rector at:

Chapter Holiday Wreath Making Party 2017 is Scheduled for Early December (Posted September 9, 2017)  

This year's wreath making party will be on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 2 PM.  Pat Aubert is spearheading this event again this year but she needs some volunteers to help set up, conduct and take down the event.  Please contact her at to let her know you will help.  Also, if anyone can provide some pine boughs to help with the materials to make the wreaths it would be appreciated.  (Maybe you need to trim some of those overgrown pines in your yard.)  Emaill Pat to let her know that you can provide some pine branches also.  Participants should RSVP by November 28, 2017 to Pat at  See the Wreath Making Party flyer for additional information.

Later in December Plan to Come to the Chapter for Caroling (Posted October 9, 2017)

Join in for Christmas caroling and light refreshments.  Contact Nona Hemphill-Rector at: for additional information and to RSVP.

2017 Chapter Membership Meetings (Posted January 18, 2017)  

The Chapter Membership Meetings are generally held the first Thursday of every month at 7 PM.  If that day falls on a holiday, the meeting will be held on the following Thursday, at 7 PM.  Among the normal elements on the meeting agenda is the presentation of prospective members by their sponsors who are then voted for acceptance by the membership body. The 2017 Chapter Membership Meeting dates are presently registered on the official Chapter calendar

Chapter Work Days (Updated: January 18, 2017)

As a general rule Chapter Work Days are held on the Saturday following the regular Chapter Membership Meeting.  Work days START no earlier than 7:30 AM and might run until 3 PM.

Note: For safety reasons, the park is CLOSED to ALL activities during the Work Day period. This closure includes especially the Firearms Ranges. There might be a sign posted at the front gate area indicating that the park is closed.

On Work Days a session is set aside for the badging and orientation of all new members and for any other member needing badges between 9:30 AM and noon. Concurrently at 9 AM the select Membership Review Panel will be interviewing prospective members for possible induction at the following monthly membership meeting (see details of the membership induction process on the membership Tab at the top of this page. Click on Membership to go to the page.)

The 2017 Chapter Work Days
have been registered on the official Chapter Calendar.

View previous Work Day pictures here