Court of Honor

Here it is, the main event. Scouts received their new ranks and merit badges at Troop 353’s spring court of honor. Thanks to our advancement coordinator Mr. Bierne for organizing and to all the parents who brought snacks.

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New Flower Beds at Immaculate Conception

A crew of scouts from Troop 353 installed new flower beds outside the Immaculate Conception rectory today, as part of David’s Life Scout service project.

Orienteering Hike at Durland Scout Reservation

On Saturday, scouts from Troop 353 participated in a 2km (1.2 mile) orienteering hike at Durland Scout Reservation. We also learned to estimate the size of objects and obstacles.

The scouts that attended were able to complete several requirements for First and Second Class ranks.

Thanks to Mr. Liverance for leading the hike!

Gettysburg Trip

Boys from Troop 353 camped in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania at the site of one of the greatest battles of the Civil War. Scouts and families got to visit the museum and historical sites and hike the battlefield. Thanks to Mr. Vonhout for organizing a great trip and to Mr. Barker for having t-shirts made!