Monday mprning at Eagle Quest – lashings!
I don’t mean to rub it in, but it is wonderful here; the weather is just right with warm days, cool nights, low humidity, clear skies and the prospects for the remainder of the week are the same. You can check the weather up here on the sidebar – I change it for every outing, though sometimes I forget to change it back.
Camp Tesomas has a daily routine and it moves like clockwork Continue reading
Yesterday was a long day, a long car drive, a lot of ‘sit and git,’ and by the time the campfire ended and cracker barrel finished, the scouts were ready for the bag. I know I was.
The day was filled with the sights, sounds, and smells of camp. The drive up was uneventful and we stopped for lunch and enjoyed a picnic style and were back on the road on our way north. Continue reading
having a blast at camp – waiting for the troop!
One more day….
It is the day before camp and I need to pack and finish a multitude of other need to do tasks and all through the house, and probably twenty or so other homes!….
The past couple of weeks have been busy getting ready for camp at meetings and anticipation…. for nine scouts it is their first time, for the other twenty it is like re-newing a freindship with an old friend and for six of those scouts it means getting home for NYLT in Rochelle cleaning up, repacking, and getting ready for another week at scout camp! And for three other T35 scouts – we’ll be meeting them at camp – Davis, Nick, and
Steven Dan…. (just can’t keep those two straight sometimes – edited 4/10/13)
Exciting! Continue reading
starting a fire with a flint and steel is harder than it looks!
Troop 35 had a great time this past weekend at Starved Rock State Park near Utica, Illinois. Twenty scouts and seven adults enjoyed the adventure, which for nine of our new scouts – their very first outdoor camping experience as a Boy Scout. Continue reading
Cleaning up after breakfast in the new ‘Taj!’