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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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Greenwich Boy Scouts New District Director Sets Sights on Fall Scouting Campaign

Ray Garrison joins the Greenwich Council with seven years experience in various senior management positions for BSA councils in Florida and Kansas. Most recently, Garrison was Development Director with the BSA Gulf Stream Council in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
The year kicks-off with a ‘Join Scouting Night’ on September 15, from 6-8:00pm at both Eastern and Western Civic Centers where there will be fun events and information on joining Cub Scouts. Continue Reading →

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