This weekend our District held its annual Webelos Woods camp out. The attendance was very bad this year, some blamed it on a date change, while others placed the blame on Homecoming weekend at most of the high Schools in our area. Well, I should reserve judgement and so I will just say that the Troops that thought it was an important event, and the Packs that know that it is a good way to check out the Boy Scout Program took the time to show up. They at least put out effort to provide a program for the Webelos Scouts that will soon be crossing over. So kudos to those units that took the time to participate.
Our Troop had a dozen or more that attended giving a lot of junior leaders an opportunity to step up and lead. We set up our bi- pod climbing event this year which is always a hit. With the low attendance, there was plenty of time for everyone to climb as much as they wanted.
This is a big recruiting event for Troops, and in most cases a lost opportunity. It is a chance to show case …read more
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