My Second Scout Camp Out On My Scout Track to Eagle

Where did we go? We drove for three and a half hours to get to The Harry S. Frazier scout reservation in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. By then it was late, so we set up our tents and went to sleep. I was tired, so I was happy to go to sleep. Saturday morning, after breakfast, we went to Mega Quest which is in the Louisville Mega Cavern. Who came along? Most of the troop came. Some of my friends from my old pack were there. The scout master and a few other adults were also there. Dad, just got back from Germany, and was sick. So he didn’t make this campout.  What did we see? We saw some wild turnips. We saw some frogs too. There also was a huge lake behind our campsite. When we went to the cavern we Did not get to go in deep but we did get to see deep in to the cave. What did we eat? We ate chocolate pancakes (I did not really get any chocolate pancakes it was all gone by the time the food plate was passed to me) and sausages for breakfast. Then for lunch we had a ham, turkey, or peanut butter and jelly with two packs of chips. For dinner we had grilled ham and cheese. For breakfast the next morning we had bacon and cream cheese bagels. How was the weather? The weather was really good for a camp out. It was a little cold in the morning. In the afternoon it felt like it was the warmest weather this year (not burr!). What did I like the most? I liked the mega quest the most. I liked mega quest because I am a natural monkey! I think the second best was the 3 mile hike we went on. The hike was going around the big lake behind our campsite. What did I like the least? I liked having stitches in my finger the least (ow)! Because of the stitches I could not climb as well as normal at the mega quest. I also could not help unpack and pack the trailer as well.  What did I learn that will help me on future campouts? I learned that I Should not get stitches in my finger the day before the campout starts (ow again!). I also learned a few map symbols like the foot bridge, railroad, and splitting trail Related articles Indoor Campout Minnesota Boy Scout halfway to goal of sleeping outside for an entire year Paddling the Black Water – GPS Campout

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scout track to Eagle | How to tie a square knot

My son, is working on the scout track to his Eagle rank. One of the requirements is to teach others how to tie a square knot. He put together a video today teaching you how to tie a square knot.  This is his first video, so he started out a bit nervous. But, in the end, I think he pulled it together. He hopes to continue to add additional videos on knot tying. Lets see how this goes.

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My first Scout Camp out on my scout track to Eagle

Where did we go? We went to Heart Land Resort, IN for the scout camp out. After that we went to the HighSmith Guns shooting range In Greenfield, IN. Who came along? Everyone from my Webelos 2 den and most of the scouts from the troop came.  We even had 3 Eagle scouts to help us. A few parents (including my dad and the scoutmaster) came along to. What did we see? We saw a lot of white snow (not yellow) :). We also saw a few parts of a gun like the muzzle, barrel, and bullet. What did we eat? We ate campcakes (pancakes) and bacon for Breakfast. Then we ate hotdogs on a stick over the fire for lunch. For dinner we ate at Mozzi’s Pizza and almost exploded with pizza from the buffet. The adults ate breakfast burritos, a lot of the other scouts were jealous of them! How was the weather? It was really cold. On Sunday, it went down to 19 degrees, with a 7 degree wind chill. Brrrrrrr! It snowed about two inches while we were there. It was below freezing the whole time! I was glad I had my The North Face Sleeping Bag. It did a good job keeping me warm. What did I like and not like about the camp out? I liked the shooting the most. I did like going to sleep and changing clothes in the freezing cold. Again, Brrrrrr! What did I learn that I will use on future scout camp outs? I learned how to use my pocket knife better. I also earned my Totin’ chip. The Totin’ chip is what Boy Scouts need to carry a pocket knife and go into the axe yard. The axe yard is where you use axes and saws to cut wood and kindling for the fire. To help keep us from going Brrrrr! 🙂 About the author I am the 5th grade son of the owner of I’ve recently crossed over to the Boy Scouts and I’m looking forward to the Scout Track to Eagle. I like camping, golf and Pokemon. I play Pokemon in a local league, and I’ll also be guest writing for our Pokemon site

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