Troop 868 in Action

Pack 685 Webelos Cross Over (April, 2001)

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On April 24, 2001, Troop 868 was pleased to welcome two new members from Pack 685 --- P.J. and Ben.  Both boys had earned their Arrow of Light Award, the highest achievement in Cub Scouting, and are now ready to begin walking the Eagle Trail with Troop 868.  Welcome aboard, guys!  And thanks to Cubmaster Maureen Dukes, Assistant Cubmaster BB McBride, Webelos Leader Buddy Sohl, and Webelos Assistant Leader Fran Freeman for all you've done to prepare these young men for Boy Scouting.

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Scoutmaster Freeeman looks on as Troop 868's boy leaders show the new guys how to tie a square knot.  This part of the ceremony is symbolic of the way a troop operates --- older, more experienced scouts teaching younger fellows.

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Troop 868's new members, P. J. and Ben pose in front of the crossover bridge flanked by scouts and leaders from both units.  Pictured left to right are Webelos Leader Buddy Sohl, Cubmaster Maureen Dukes, Alex, Dave, P.J., Paul, Shane, Ben, Scoutmaster Mark Freeman, Chris, Webelos Assistant Leader Fran Freeman, Jeremy, and Troop Committee Member Steve Kmiec.

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