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Scout Troop 357 at Chain Lakes - photo courtesy Dave Smith

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 National Park, backpacking and camping at wilderness lakes, trips to Magic Mountain and Boomers!, week -ong attendance at summer camp, as well as other trips.

As members of the community, the troop participates in community service projects such as tree planting and road cleanup events.

During meetings and weekend events Scouts learn first aid, cooking, camping, map and compass, swimming, citizenship and other skills.

Boys in 1st through 5th grade are eligible for the Cub Scout program. Boys 11 (or 10 ½ and going into 6th Grade) through age 17 are eligible for the Boy Scout program.

The recruitment night will offer an opportunity to meet with unit leaders as well as older Scouts to learn more about the program. Boys and parents interested in learning more about the Boy Scout and Cub Scout programs are encouraged to attend this event.

For more information contact: Dave Smith, Scoutmaster, at 559-877-2186 or Cubmaster Rosie Ahrens at 559-287-0463.


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