Monthly Archives: July 2012

Merit Badge Workshop

Over the course of the summer, our troop is working closely with troop # 777; # 2678; and # 144 to host a series of inter-troop merit badge workshops focused on key eagle required badges. The workshops, hosted by merit … Continue reading

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2012 Camp Somers – Friday

We have had a wonderful week at camp. Each scout should be able to relate a specific story about camp and what he learned. Whether it deals with a special project completed, a staff member who went the extra mile … Continue reading

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2012 Camp Somers – Thursday

We won the cookie bake-off!!!! The judge said he’d like to see the camp trading post carry our trail mix cookies so that he can have them all summer. The recipe is simple:  oatmeal raisin batter with added ingredients such … Continue reading

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2012 Camp Somers – Wednesday

We prepared our dinner at our campsite tonight instead of walking to the dining hall.  Steaks, corn on the cob, salad and pudding for dessert . A guest came to camp today:  Thomas C.    Everyone was glad to see him … Continue reading

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2012 Camp Somers – Tuesday

One of the very best features of the camp is the beautiful waterfront. The aquatic program is excellent … canoeing, kayaking, rowing, swimming, and lifesaving are offered to our scouts. Interestingly, the lake featured prominently in our troop’s life today … Continue reading

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2012 Camp Somers – Monday Evening

Two of our fire experts work on starting this evening’s campfire. A full, tiring day was had by all. Now, our scouts are wrapping up evening classes in chess and handicrafts. Next up os our devotional time followed by taps. … Continue reading

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2012 Camp Somers – Good Morning, Campers!

So its 6:30 am and the sun is streaming thru camp. The birds are singing and the scouts are groaning. Time to get ready for the day. Merit Badge classes, a quest to find a grail, swim tests, various duties … Continue reading

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