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North Fork Scouts Plant Trees At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – Local Boy Scouts continue their efforts to help return conifers to the forest along the shores of Bass Lake. On Apr. 15, members of North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357, a few Pack 357 Cub Scouts and some family members, spent a Sunday afternoon planting seedlings at Denver Church and Little Denver Church Day Use areas at ...

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Scouts From Troop 357 Get Muddy!

SANGER – Things got really messy when four of the older Scouts from North Fork’s Troop 357 participated in the Spring 2018 Mud Run at Hobbs Grove in Sanger yesterday. Their scoutmaster and other members of the troop were there to cheer them on to a glorious mud-covered finish. After cleaning up and changing into clean clothing, they along with ...

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North Fork Scouts Compete At Camporee In Fresno

Written by Dave Smith – NORTH FORK – Scouts of Troop 357, North Fork, spent Friday night and Saturday, Mar. 23 and 24, at the Sequoia Council San Joaquin District Camporee held at the Fresno Regional Sports Complex near Fresno. In attendance were 185 Scouts and Webelos Scouts plus 80 adults from a number of troops and packs. The Camporee ...

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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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