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Scout Troop 357 at Chain Lakes - photo courtesy Dave Smith

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 Bay and Yosemite National Park, backpacking and camping at wilderness lakes, trips to Magic Mountain, week-long attendance at summer camp, as well as other trips.

The troop is planning to participate in a mud run this spring and are looking into visiting the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in the Bay Area.

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 age 11 (or 10½ and in 6th Grade) through 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 Rosie Ahrens, Cubmaster, at 559-287-0463.

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