Troop 66 tested at Klondike event

Troop 66 placed first and second at a recent Klondike event that took place on Feb. 25 held at Union Grove State Park. The Scouts camped for two nights as the temperature dipped to 8 degrees.  In addition, they were required to transport their personnel survival equipment over a three mile distant to eight different stations. At the stations they were tested on skills, which included Fire Starting, Estimating Distance, Orienteering, Bear Bagging, 1st Aid, Scout Trivia, Knots, and a Sled Race. The charter organization for Troop 66 is the United Church of Christ.

Pictured are (front) Mattew Fritsch, Henry Lovett, Ryan Howe, Parker Anderberg, Jacob Mortinsen, Ben Fairholm, Justin Hall and Ryan Ferrell; (second row) Matthew Bierle, Morgan Hough, William Donahoe, James Bierle, Elijah Wergin, Tristan Meadows, Dylan End of Horn, Wyatt Waage, Gavyn Wells; and (back row) Julian Westin, Nash Wergin, Michael Griffin, and Carl Fairholm.

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