Parents get a taste of camp life with some KP while Scouts start their day with a salute. (photos courtesy of Armen Der Sarkissian)
Troop 4 families and scouts headed to El Capitan State Beach north of Santa Barbara for the annual family campout May 17th – 19th, 2013 .
Troop 4 scouts(Isaac Childs, David Emerson, Jordan White) Troop 131 scouts (Andres Chavez, Nathan Morales, Nicholas Teran, Alejandro Salinas, Nicholas Salinas, not pictured, Elijah Havens and Noah Morales)
Scouts from several area troops participated in a Religious Emblem Presentation Mass on 5/19/2013 at the Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels. The purpose of the Ad Altare Dei program (to the Altar of God) is to help Catholic Boy Scouts develop a fully Christian way of life in the faith community. The program took 6 months to complete and is organized in chapters around the seven sacraments and several service projects are required. The scouts each completed an average of 20 hours of service to various religious and community organizations serving the poor and elderly. Troop 4 leaders for the program were John White and Margie Emerson.
On May 11, a few adventurous scouts completed a two-day, 11-mile loop in The Angeles National Forest. This backpack qualifies Scouts for the San Gabriel Trails Award. As stories come in from the scouts who attended, we will post their accounts here! Until then, see more photos… Continue reading