Scouting

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Scouting Sunday 2016
Scouting at Our Church

Scouting has been a part of our church for over 82 years. A big part of Scouting is “outing” and our groups are very active.

For boys in Kindergarten through Fifth grade, Cub Pack 25 offers a lot of hands-on activities from crafts to home projects to helping in the community. The annual Pinewood Derby provides Cubs with the chance to race hand carved race cars down a specially designed track and is an exciting event. This Cub program encourages parents and boys to have fun and the opportunity to discover new things together. Boys earn badges for completing task from Lion, Tiger, Bobcat, Bear, Wolf and Webelos, while preparing to “crossover” to Boy Scouting. The Pack meets Fridays at 5:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, contact Cubmaster Jim Harvey at jvhkarts@yahoo.com

For boys in Fifth grade through High Scholl, the Adventure continues in Troop 25. Boys work in patrols to build team work, while learning “life skills” that will take them into adulthood. This troop is very active, taking hikes, campouts, boating, service projects and the troop’s specialty, Indian dancing at the Woodstock Fair each year. Over 100 merit badges can be earned in everything from Agriculture to Zoology, as these Scouts climb the Trail to Eagle, the highest Scouting award. The troop just returned from Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico this year and they are anxious to share what they have learned. The troop meets Tuesdays at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, contact Scoutmaster Dave Lavoie at bsatroop25putnam@gmail.com

Boys from both groups can also discover more about their faith through the many Religious Awards available.

Please come visit these groups to see what they have planned next, but “Be Prepared” to have fun! For more information on either of these programs, please contact Bill Senecal, our Chartered Organization Representative at spitflier70@aol.com and I’ll meet you there.

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