Edgemere Scouts attend Hawk Mountain summer camp
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:32

Twenty-three Boy Scouts from Troop 427 in Edgemere, along with six adults, attended Boy Scout Summer Camp at Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation in Pennsylvania in July. They earned a total of 150 merit badges and 18 Scout skills awards. The merit badges included search and rescue, emergency preparedness, swimming, small boat sailing, climbing, orienteering, pioneering, plant science, environmental science, fishing, rifle shooting, fire safety, leatherwork, citizenship in the world and nation, wood carving, geocaching, finger printing, painting, mammal study, American heritage, Indian lore, textile, nature, and music. Picture (first row, from left) are Pat McShane, Matt Saunders, Ethan Lockemy, Colby Cox, Jay Marcum and Marshall Hammond; (middle row) Nick Duncan, Nathan Holt, Carson Frey, Matthew Schwartz, Will Naylor, Patrick McShane Jr, Chad Korman, Nick Dernoga, Noah Kordonski and Jim Marcum; (back row) Chuck Frey, Jim Grace, Max Hammond, Jacob Lure, Nelson Vilche, Jake Francis, Oscar Vilche, John Reed, Brenden Schoeberlein, Wyatt Hartman, Gavin Chambers, Chad Korman and assistant Scout master Skip Hammond. Troop 427 is chartered by Hughes Memorial Presbyterian Church and has been serving the community since 1945. For more information on Scouting, visit www.beascout.org.