On January 28th, the New York Troop traveled to the U.S. Capital in Washington DC where they where joined by several members of the Washington Troop.
They Visited and toured the U.S. Capital Building, Visited the Armenian Embassy and spent some time in the offices of the Armenian National Committee of America. The kids participated in several mock debates and negotiations after which they where served refreshments.
Later, the two troops spent the night getting to know each other. Both troops camped at Soorp Khatch Armenian Church. They where served dinner and drinks and spent several hours playing games and discussing differences in scouting.
Sunday morning everyone got up and cleaned up the sleeping in a very organized manner. The 2 troops attended a special session of church planned specially for the scouts. After services everyone was served breakfast and said their goodbyes till the Regional Camp in August.
We drove by the National Mall for one last look at the Monuments and then we head north.
Homenetmen of New York would like to thank Soorp Khatch Church and all the members of the Washington Troop.
They took great care of us and both troops had a great time visiting interesting places in Washington and spending time getting to know each other.