The troop safely traveled up to Rainey Mountain yesterday. True to its name, we had not one but two separate thunderstorms yesterday. The guys all enjoyed opening campfire and fireworks before bed last night. We got up this morning, enjoyed a waffle and sausage breakfast. The boys are all at their first merit badge classes and doing well.
It was a steely-eyed and boisterous group of 14 scouts and adults that congregated by the school house at Heritage Park today for our 5 mile hike. These scouts were ready to brave the muddy hills and steaming piles of odoriferous horse dung encountered on this glorious day in the great outdoors. The boys learned some essential scout knowledge on map orientation,compass headings, and the ever important question “should we confirm our location on the map?” and “where do you think we are?” In the spirit of pi day we explored the relationship between a heading of due north 0 degrees and due south 180 degrees. Scouts who did not keep the 2 mile per hour pace were forced to recite pi to 10 digits. We finished up with ice cream in the parking lot with a dry ice experiment. All scouts and adults survived. Parents please make note in scout books for first and second class requirements.
Scouts included :
Aaron B Evan P Jacob R Michael R Bennet A Tucker M Liam M Corey Gage H
“Adults” I use the term loosely
Tom Wells Anna Brett Atchley Mauro Rossi Keith Middleton