Shelter Challenge at Camp Glen Gray

The TC 1 Challenge this year was to build a comfortable,  single person waterproof shelter in an hour.

Curtis checks the shelter for comfort
Curtis checks the shelter for comfort
Scoutmaster Carl dumps water on the shelter to test it
Scoutmaster Carl dumps water on the shelter to test it
Patrol Leader Charles M. runs from his now soaking wet shelter.
Patrol Leader Charles M. runs from his now soaking wet shelter.
Curtis D. tries out the next shelter.
Curtis D. tries out the next shelter.
Co-Patrol Leader Sam L. Checks out his own shelter...
Co-Patrol Leader Sam L. Checks out his own shelter…
...as Scoutmaster Carl dumps water on it...
…as Scoutmaster Carl dumps water on it…
...soaking co-Patrol Leader Sam L. ...
…soaking co-Patrol Leader Sam L. …
Here's Alex D.L.R.L. in Jackson K., Jack D., and Mikey H.'s shelter.
Here’s Alex D.L.R.L. in Jackson K., Jack D., and Mikey H.’s shelter.

Lunch up at Glen Gray

Thanks to ASM Victor for a great lunch, tomato soup with hot Italian sausage, beef, pork, tubini, potato, celery, carrot and mushroom with oyster crackers:

ASM Victor Parada's Tomato Soup.
ASM Victor Parada’s Tomato Soup.

And Leave No Trace Instructor, Patrick C. arrived just in time to sample some.

Addendum: Forgot to mention in the original post that Victor also had an amazing bacon-egg-pork-loin-chorizo-sandwich for breakfast on Saturday.

ASM Victor Parada's Bacon, Pork and Egg Sandwich.
ASM Victor Parada’s Bacon, Pork and Egg Sandwich.

POL Troop 12 TC1 9/30/2017

Good turnout for Troop 12’s TC1 Friday Night Experiment

The turnout for the experimental Friday night start of TC1 was quite good.

Adults showing up included

  • ScoutMaster Carl Joslyn
  • ASM Sean Leong
  • ASM David LaGasse
  • ASM (and cook) Victor Parada
  • ASM Rich McCaan
  • ASM David Loblack

Staff present were:

  • SPL Justin Leong
  • ASPL Armaan N.
  • ASPL Eron E.
  • Quartermaster & Bugler Curtis D.
  • Guide Arjun Nischol

Scouts who made it up to Glen Gray included:

  • Charles M.
  • Kieran M.
  • Jack D.
  • Liam K.
  • Denzel L.
  • Lucas H.
  • Sam L.
  • Dale
  • Jackson.
  • Alex P.
  • Joe B.
  • Alex D.L.R.

Saturday 9/30/2017

This morning we were joined by:

Adults

  • Paul Roses
  • Lance Johnson
  • Julius DeSantis
  • Andrew Frazier
  • Lisa Kristof

Staff

  • Thomas D.
  • Michael D.
  • Marcos P.
  • GianLuca Roses
  • Ben G.
  • Andrew F.

Scouts

  • Lance Johnson
  • Matt K.

Happy Birthday Arjun!­čÄé

Arjun turned 18 and officially became an adult this morning.

Eagle Scout Arjun Nischol and SPL Justin Leong
Eagle Scout Arjun Nischol and SPL Justin Leong

In the above picture, this was allowable according to the BSA two deep leadership rule yesterday, but not today!