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Cub Scouts Build Skills at Pinewood Derby Workshop at Camp Seton

On Saturday at Camp Seton about 80 Cub Scouts and their parents gave shape to race cars crated from wood blocks during the second of two Pinewood Derby workshops.  In anticipation of the March 11 Pinewood Derby, the boys each selected a template and stenciled the pattern onto a block of wood. From there, they put on safety goggles and cut out their cars in the woodshop. Lastly, the process of sanding began. “They learn the fundamentals of woodworking and safety, and make a cool car,” said special events coordinator Emilia Schiro, who was overseeing the event with District Director Ray Garrison. The boys also had a chance to purchase decals, weights, and colored wheels to enhance their cars before taking them home to assemble and paint. Continue Reading →

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During Coed Week at Camp Seton, Kids DIY Carnival is a Hit!

On Tuesday boys and girls participating in coed week at Camp Seton had a blast at the first ever “D-I-Y Carnival.” We have a theme every day,” said program director Emma Lunder. The carnival featured  eight games and a “paws” tattoo station. There was a dunk tank, cotton candy and popcorn, hoola hoops, mini bowling and even a water gun challenge to move a solo cup along a string. Lunder said that week seven at Camp Seton is adventure week, which is coed. Continue Reading →

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First Week at Boy Scout Camp Seton Ends with Annual Greenwich Police and Fire Visit

Camp Seton is part of the Greenwich Council Scouting program that offers outdoor activities to boy scouts and cub scouts. At the culmination of the cub scouts’ first week of camp, the Greenwich Fire Department, GEMS, and the Greenwich Police Department visited the cubs to teach them about Greenwich’s emergency services.
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PHOTOS: Western Middle School Feeder School 5th Graders Make Friends, Enjoy Sunshine

A nice tradition for rising 6th graders is a visit to Boy Scouts Camp Seton on Riversville Rd, where students have a chance to meet their future classmates and have some familiar faces. On Wednesday the students from New Leb, Ham Ave, Parkway and Glenville School lucked out with the weather and had a great day. Continue Reading →

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