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Apr. 2022 Pack 323 Family Camp

R-C family camp.

The Troops met at lookout mountain at 8:00 in the morning, and got to R-C ( pronounced R BAR C) around 11:00 am. When we got there, we unpacked and had lunch that was made by the cub scouts. After lunch, we hiked to a nearby creek and enjoyed the view for a bit before heading back down to camp. When we arrived at camp, the scouts set up stations to teach the cub scout pack important skills. Each station was set up and taught by a patrol leader and their scouts. The stations consisted of soap carving, fire starting, orienteering, and rocket making/ launching. Each station was 20 minutes long, and the cub scouts rotated through them. The cub scouts enjoyed each of the stations while learning many important things they need to know to be successful scouts. After the lessons, there was free time and then dinner. The theme for dinner was Italian, so we had spaghetti with meatballs and garlic bread. After enjoying the dinner and desert (peach cobbler), we ended the night with a campfire filled with skits and laughs, and a flag retirement ceremony. Lights out was around 10 o’ clock. We got up at 7 and began to pack up. Around 8 ish, we had breakfast burritos and pancakes. After finishing packing up and picking up trash around 11:30, we headed home and arrived at lookout mountain at 1:30. Overall, this was a nice and easy campout that was beginner friendly. This outing had 15 Cub Scouts and
16 Troop Scouts.


Mar. 2022 Crossover

Troop3/323 anual crossover outing

This annual outing is used to welcome new scouts into the troop. Held at Bumblebee Ranch, the kids camped in tents or hammocks while the adults had the option to stay in the ranch house for the outing. There were 26 scouts and 32 adults this year. The ranch is huge, equipped with a large field and a pond. The older scouts taught skills classes to the new scout. A group of scouts collected firewood for the big bonfire later that night. As the day progressed, the new scout patrol was created and a patrol leader was elected. The Blue foxes had their first patrol meeting, and soon enough, it was dark out. The crossover ceremony began with a large bonfire being lit, and the new scouts crossing over the rope bridge bridge. The bridge is a very important tradition, and it signifies a new scout crossing from the pack to the troop. This outing was fun for both new scouts, and older ones.


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