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Chilly skill-builder

February 4, 2013
By Kathleen Palumbo , Town Crier correspondent

Mother Nature kept the weather fitting as Cub Scout Packs from the communities of Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, and Poland gathered recently for the Whispering Pines Cub Scout Freeze-Out 2013.

Hosted by Boardman Boy Scout Troop 60, assisted by volunteer staff members, and held at Camp Stambaugh, Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Cub Scouts from all of the Cub Scout Packs of the Whispering Pines District gathered for crafts, games and a fun-filled day of camaraderie and teamwork skill-building.

Split into a morning and an afternoon session, the event, held Saturday, Jan. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 2, had Cubs traveling to different stations as they hiked the Freeze Out Trail, participating in activities such as leatherworking, slingshots, and the Elephant March, Marble Chop Suey, and Spaghetti Race games.

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Photos by Kathleen Palumbo, Town Crier correspondent
Poland Pack 54 members Tom Steele, a student at Robinwood Lane Elementary School, and Ja’Rius Foster, of Glenwood Middle School, competed in the Marble Chop Suey game at the recent Cub Scout Freeze-Out event, held Saturday, Feb. 2 at Camp Stambaugh.

According to Beth Harnishfeger, who was on hand to assist at the event, Scouts who wanted to were also able to camp overnight.



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