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North Fork Boy Scout Christmas Tree Lot Sells Out

NORTH FORK — There is good news and bad news from the Scouts of Troop 357 in North Fork. The good news is that their Christmas Tree sale at the North Fork Library parking lot was a huge success. The bad news is that they had so many customers, they are now sold completely out. The Scouts had just two ...

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North Fork Scouts Christmas Tree Sale At The Library

NORTH FORK — The North Fork Scout Fund’s annual Christmas Tree sale will begin on Saturday, Dec. 2 in the parking lot at the North Fork Library. Fresh, locally grown, red fir (silver tip) in a variety of sizes through at least 16 ft. will be available. Tree sales will begin at 9 a.m. on Dec. 2, and continue daily ...

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Boy Scouts’ American Flag Retirement Ceremony

OAKHURST — “When the United States flag (Old Glory) becomes worn, torn, faded or badly soiled, it is time to replace it with a new flag, and the old flag should be ‘retired’ with all the dignity and respect befitting our nation’s flag,” according to the Boy Scouts of America. “The traditional method of retirement is to incinerate the flag.” ...

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North Fork Scouts Continue Their Adventures

Submitted by Dave Smith — NORTH FORK — The Scouts of North Fork’s Troop 357 remained busy this past summer and fall, enjoying the great outdoors and honing their skills. July found the troop spending a week at Camp Chawanakee on the shores of Shaver Lake. At camp, each Scout earned several merit badges while enjoying swimming, boating and other ...

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North Fork Scouts Hold Recruitment Night

NORTH FORK — North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 along with Cub Pack 357 will be holding a recruitment evening at the Scout Building in North Fork next to the Town Hall on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 pm. In addition to weekly meetings, Scouts of Troop 357 participate in once a month weekend activities that include camping at Morro ...

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North Fork Scouts Plant Trees At Bass Lake

Submitted by Scoutmaster Dave Smith — NORTH FORK — The combination of continued exceptional drought and epidemic numbers of bark beetles have greatly impacted the conifer forest in the Bass Lake area. Forest Service contractors have spent many months removing dead trees from the campgrounds and day use areas around Bass Lake. In April 2016, Scouts of North Fork Boy ...

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North Fork Scout Troop 357 Holds Recruitment Event

NORTH FORK — North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357, along with Cub Pack 357, will be holding a recruitment evening at the Scout Building in North Fork (next to the Town Hall) on Thursday Apr. 27 at 7 p.m. In addition to weekly meetings, Scouts of Troop 357 participate in once-a-month weekend activities including camping at Morro Bay and Yosemite ...

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North Fork Boy Scouts Enjoy Winter Filled With Fun

NORTH FORK — As always, the North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 has had a busy winter. In January, the Scouts spent the afternoon at Boomers! in Fresno, and before returning to North Fork, stopped at In-N-Out for dinner. In February, the Scouts headed up to Shaver Lake for a day in the snow, and in March, traveled to Morro ...

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North Fork Boys Scouts In Council-Wide Camporall

Submitted by Dave Smith Late last month the Sequoia Council, Boy Scouts of America, held a council-wide camporall at Camp Chawanakee, Shaver Lake. The last council wide camporall was five years ago. Boy Scout troops and Cub Scout packs from throughout the council participated in the weekend event: over 600 Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, parents and leaders gathered together. Numerous ...

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