On Monday (Memorial Day), along with some Overmountain Men in period clothing, our troop placed flags on veteran’s graves in our own community (Cold Spring Cemetery).
Saturday, May 23rd
Saturday, our troop took part in a Memorial Day service with other area scouts to remember those who have served our country and to honor them by placing flags on graves at the National Cemetery on the Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus at Mountain Home, Johnson City, TN.
Saturday, May 16th
On Saturday afternoon, Philmont Crew 630-L1 got back together for a reunion to give a Backpacking presentation at Bass Pro Shops in Bristol. It was fun to see the crew again and see them share their backpacking expertise with others.
Thursday, May 7th
Scouts from the Troop worked on a landscaping service project at Sunrise Baptist Church on Thursday.
The Troop had a great weekend at the Scout Expo. Some of the highlights included:
- 2 scouts worked on their cooking merit badge
- The Troop ran a speed knot tying booth and awarded the “Knot so Fast” award to the fastest scout.
- 3 scouts from the Troop were ‘called out’ for membership in the Order of the Arrow