When History meets Adolescence

When History meets Adolescence

Most of us (48 in total) met at the church to start our adventure. Everyone showed up and we left on-time. We are planning to meet up for an early lunch in Breezewood after our leisurely drive. We plan on…

Camp Site on Battlefield

Camp Site on Battlefield

Here’s a Google Maps view of our campsite on the Gettysburg Battlefield. It is part of McMillian’s Woods. Little known fact, this same field was used as a World War 2 Prisoner of War Camp from June 1945 to April…

Summer Camp Wrap-Up

Summer Camp Wrap-Up

Last night, the 1-5 year camper ceremonies were held. Because of the ceremonies we were not able to post any updates and we apologize for that. But we were all restricted to the campsite and I could not get a…

Summer Camp: Day 3

Summer Camp: Day 3

The day is closing out on day 3 at camp. Everybody is still having a great time and working hard. Since we had the retreat banner today, we got to take down the American, Ohio and Camp Manatoc flags tonight…

Day 3 Early Surprise

Day 3 Early Surprise

It came as wonderful news this morning that Troop 155 has won the retreat banner from last night! All of the guy looked wonderful last night and truly deserved to win the banner. Some of the honors if winning the…

Summer Camp: Day 2

Today everyone started to work on merit badges. Everyone seems to be having fun, and we hope to win the retreat banner tomorrow. We didn’t win the retreat banner the first day, but I think we have a great chance…

Backpacking Trip last weekend (05/17 - 05/19)

Backpacking Trip last weekend (05/17 – 05/19)

Micheal’s account of the Trip: We went backpacking. On the first night, when we got there we hiked 2 miles into the forest. While we were setting up Mr. Rickenbacher had to be the first one to start a fire…

Wilderness Survival Klondike

Wilderness Survival Klondike

Well, these are the conditions that separate the men from the boys. What I mean to say is that, Mr. Rickenbacker and Mr. Reed slept inside while the scouts slept in shelters they made in the woods. The temperature tonight…