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.
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.
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!
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!
Scouts from Troop 353 participated at the Highland Games at Five Islands Park from May 5th to May 6th.
Scouts from Troop 353 participated in Shooting Sports Weekend at Ten Mile River, April 27-29.
Several scouts from 353 won trophies in different disciplines!
Scouts from Troop 353, as part of an Eagle service project organized by David, held a furniture drive with FurnitureShareHouse.org. Scouts collected a truckload of furniture and household items that will go to help needy families in our community.