This campout was largely designed to give the new scouts a chance make new friends in our Troop and so they can see kind of how things work on a campout. We did a 6 mile hike on the Highline Trail, then came back and everyone learned some Scout skills – even the Adult Scouts!
Author: Rob Gibbs
One of our two fundraisers for the year was held on 16 April. We had a great turnout of Scouts as well as parents and collected ~$1200! Thanks to those who promoted the event, came to get their car washed, and helped actually do the washing! Special thanks to Gunnell’s Tire and Auto for letting […]
3-5 Feb our Troop visited Kartchner Caverns State Park. We did a service project, visited the caverns, cooked, enjoyed the “Dark Skies” and a campfire (because it was cold! 20 deg F!)
Saturday 22 Jan the troop went to Flagstaff and did the “Snow Play” area at Fort Tuthill.
With the help of volunteers and equipment from the Arizona Sailing Foundation our Troop was able to spend a day at Tempe Town Lake working on the Sailing Merit Badge. Photo’s courtesy of Scott Thompson and David Cruz
19-21 March Troop 653 stayed at VV Scout Ranch in Tucson while visiting the Pima Air and Space Museum and the Titan Missile Museum.