Les Thorpe – Backup Course Director

Les started out in Scouting as a Bobcat in Pack 703 in what is now the Cardinal District of the Heart of Virginia Council. He was a member of Troop 703 and the Medical Explorer Post at St. Mary’s Hospital. Les served as Charter Organization Representative and Den Leader in Pack 544. He was the Scoutmaster of Troop 544. Currently, Les is an Assistant Council Commissioner.

Les was an Antelope in SR501 and named Permanent Patrol Leader by his fellow Antelopes. He has been a staff member three previous Wood Badge Courses. Les has been married for 38 years and has two grown children and one grandson. His son is and Eagle Scout from Troop 544 and his grandson is a Wolf in Pack 555. Les lives in the Rivers
District.