October 2020 – Camp Ellis

The Troop stayed local for October and camped at Camp Ellis in Vestal.  Scouts worked on several advancement requirements for the ranks of Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class.  Activities included:
  • Making a bench for the building a camp gadget requirement;
  • Learning the proper use and safety standards for knives, axes, and saws to complete the Totin’ Chip
  • Campfire safety and building methods for Firem’s Chit
  • Cooking methods including how to turn a copy paper box into an oven to make a cake.
Arrow of Light candidates from Cub Scout Packs 244 and 221 also stayed with the Troop and worked with Scouts on their own advancement requirements.
For more information on Camp Ellis, please visit the History section of our website:
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