60th anniversary of event held at Old Farmers Road School.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
Troop 36 braves cold to take part in annual event in Pennsylvania.
This past weekend Boy Scout Troop 36 from Long Valley competed in the Patriots Path Council, Black River district Klondike Derby at Camp Trexlar in Kunkletown, Pennsylvania. The competitive event involved field demonstration of Scout skills on everything from knot tying and compass use to fire building and woodsman tool use. The event is staged in January so that the scouts can make use of a team-pulled sled resembling that of a dog sled, to carry their equipment from one station to the next. The stations are spread out around the scout reservation and it takes the best part of five hours for a team to be tested at all 13 stations. Troop 36, established in 1938 and Long Valley's oldest Troop, started it’s 75th anniversary year by …