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May 17th Campout

On May 17, 2019 Troop 71 went to Hoyt Scout Reservation in Redding, CT for the Powahay and Scatacook Camporee. When we got there we brought the tents from the trailer to the campsite and set them up. When we were done with that a few scouts went out to invite the other troops to a flag retiring ceremony that we were doing. At that flag retiring ceremony everyone, including some of the other troops, stood in a circle around the fire where our older troop members performed a ceremony (more…)

March 2019 – Lumberjack campout

On March 16, 2019 Troop 71 went on a lumberjack campout. At 8:00 am the troop left for Hoyt Scout Reservation in Redding, CT. When we arrived at Hoyt we brought our gear from the vehicles and the trailer to the campsite. We then played gaga ball until it was time to make lunch. Gaga ball is a game where everyone gets in a gated circle and throws a ball in the air, after the ball hits the ground 3 times people start hitting it at each other. If the ball hits your knee or below you are out.

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February 2019 campout – snow tubing

On February 23, 2019 Troop 71 went on a snow tubing campout. At 8:30 a.m. the troop left for Deer Lake Scout Reservation in Killingworth, CT. When we arrived at Deer Lake we brought our gear from the vehicles and the trailer to the campsite. We then set up our tents, explored around the lake, and ate the lunches that we had brought.

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Purpose of the BSA

Purpose of the BSA:The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated to provide a program for community organizations that offers effective character, citizenship, and personal fitness training for youth. Specifically, the BSA endeavors to develop American citizens who are physically, mentally, and emotionally fit; have a high degree of self-reliance as evidenced in such qualities as initiative, courage, and resourcefulness; have personal values based on religious concepts; have the desire and skills to help others; understand the principles of the American social, economic, and governmental systems; are knowledgeable about and take pride in their American heritage and understand our nation’s role in the world; have a keen respect for the basic rights of all people; and are prepared to participate in and give leadership to American society.

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