Saturday, February 11, 2017

Klondike 2017 - 1st place

Troop 538 took 1st place in Thin Ice Rescue with a time of 16 seconds.  Super Job!  Here are photos from the event.  Congratulations!!!!
Picture of Award

All the winner from the Klondike Derby
Lunch Break Lunch Break..

Putting the Outing in Scouting - Camping out Friday night in the cold

Headed out for the fun adventures of the day

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Klondike Prep 2017 - scenes from the event

It is morning again for Troop 538
 
AOL scouts learning fire building

AOL scouts learning the Hot Isotope Game

538 practicing for the Derby

Steady...Steady..

Practice makes perfect

AOL scouts getting the hang of 8 man ski

Not as easy as it looks

Right..left..right..left

Browning the beef for the home made sauce

Megan Leavy teaching the scouts cooking skills while making the homemade sauce for the spaghetti supper

Camping out Friday night

Putting the outing in Scouting

AOL scouts camped inside..

 

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Troop 538 Service Project - Free Coffee Stand

Troop 538 provided service to the general public by serving free coffee, hot chocolate, treats and hot dogs at the rest stops Eastbound and Westbound on I-80.  Here are photos from the service project
Westbound free coffee stand

Scouts clowning around

Westside free coffee stand

Fun things to do with cookies


Scouts on the westbound side - early AM\

Three scouts waiting to serve the public

Troop 538 - Older scouts teaching younger scout


Troop 538 Older scouts step up to the leadership challange and teach younger scouts basic scout skills

Troop 538's newest Eagle Scout

Congratulations to Troop 538's newest Eagle Scout! - Lee Shaffer

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Troop 538 visits Gettysburg 2016

A small group of scouts and adults visited Gettysburg on Saturday.  Too much to see in just one day.  Eisenhower's Farm is a great place to visit to see where Ike retired.  The weather was perfect for being outdoors all day.
Official Photo

Flagpole at Eisenhower's Farm with 5 Star Flag


Picketts Charge


Across the field were the Confederate's

Shuttle that takes you to the farm


50th Jubilee

At Eisenhower's Farm

Putting Green

Noah making pancakes

Eisenhower's Farm

Outside Ike's House

Heading to look at the rest of the farm

On the Battlefield

Hiking the Historic Trail

Hiking the Historic Trail

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Troop 538 Fall Camporee 2016 Pictures and Video

aka Mudfest 2016 - Despite the rain, Troop 538 scouts took part in the Fall Camporee. They did a really good job, working together as a small team.
Check out the video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEddzCQqPQA
Learning the skill of timber toss

It is a big log to toss

Log hauling sation

Sawing slices at the bow saw station

Nick working on getting a very thin slice



Mitchell sawing off a slice

Team work in action

Almost through

Timmy makes quick work of the saw

It takes a team to saw a slice

Lucas gets into the action

Trying to start a match with a hatchet

It really is hard to do



Still trying

Apple press station

Ronie Fry teaching the boys about the press

Making apples into juice

The big squeeze

Timmy cranking up the speed

Two man saw

Teamwork is how to get the job done

Only 100 more strokes to go


Lined up for lunch - pig roast

Eating lunch


Presentation by DCNR

Tomohawk throwing

Log pulling

Pull, Pull, Pull





Nick with is entry into the cooking contest - turkey chili

Lots of competition