Stories tagged with: Boy Scouts

May 23, 2015 - 4:25pm
9 weeks 6 days ago

 The 'Amvets' and Boy Scout Troop 158 joined together to honor veterans this Memorial Day weekend.

The Wildcats joined the Amvets in placing flags on the graves of all veterans in the Greenwood Cemetery. Boy Scout David Johnson said that he discovered veterans who defended our country in many battles.

"Me and my dad, we've seen some from world war II, I, Vietnam, Korea and we even found one from the Civil War," said Johnson.

The boys walked the entire...

August 23, 2014 - 5:42pm
48 weeks 5 days ago

What combines rockets, archery, and obstacle courses? It's the Scouts.

From 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. Saturday afternoon, current and potential Boy and Girl Scouts attended a Scout About at dillon state park.

"The purpose of the event is to, build up interest in girl scouting and boy scouting and let people know that were around that were very active in the community and its a lot of fun," said Lindsay Collett of the Girl Scouts.

Jeff Pickett of the Boy Scouts...

June 18, 2014 - 5:06pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

Thirteen boy scout packs from the Muskingum Valley Council came together on Wednesday as a part of the annual Zane Trace Boy Scout Camp taking place this week.

They were taking part in a variety of fun yet educational games . This year's theme was " Knight's at the Round Table" and many of the activities were inspired by the time period.

" We have done blacksmithing, leather working and they actually got to take a piece of leather and stamp it and take a nail bend...

May 22, 2014 - 6:19pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

Boy Scout leaders are calling all Muskingum Valley Council troops to duty.

Local veterans need their help in placing hundreds of flags on the graves of their fallen comrades. This Saturday, boys can provide service while learning from a few of our country's bravest citizens.

"We think that it's great to instill in our young people the value of that fact that these folks have died in service of their country. Even as doing something as simple as putting a flag on their...

January 19, 2014 - 9:56pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

Cub Scout Pack 121 from Dresden had their annual Pinewood Derby race at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Sunday afternoon. Each Cub Scout was given a car kit with a wooden block, wheels, and nails to create their derby car.

"It's something the boy's really look forward to and they have a lot of fun doing it," said Dan Riley of pack 121. "And this is the 42nd year that our pack has done it so it's been around for a long time and it gets a...

August 22, 2013 - 4:49pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

The 'Send Your Boss to Camp' fundraiser starts Friday outside of the Boy Scouts on McIntire Avenue. It's a new fundraiser for the Muskingum Valley Boys Scouts and they plan on using the money to help off-set the cost of camp.

"The idea is that employees of various businesses have collected pledges to raise money to support scouting really but if they raise enough money, they send their boss out and he's got to camp for one night, tomorrow night," said Executive Director of...

May 25, 2013 - 3:22pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

Local Boy Scout troop 158, along with members of the Am Vets of Muskingum County, spent their Saturday morning remembering the men and women who gave their lives up for our country by visiting Greenwood Cemetery in Zanesville and placing an American flag on the nearly 600 graves of the veteran's who rest there.

"It's so nice to have the Boy Scouts. The Boy Scouts have been with us now, this will make the fifth year and we've got them pretty much education on what symbols to look...

April 20, 2013 - 6:21pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

Over 1200 scouts, parents and volunteers had a blast at Scoutfest, an event that took almost 18-months to plan.

"It's really to bring the scouting family together and the mission of scouting is really to show boys all the possibilities that are available to them in life. To open their eyes to opportunity and just to give them hands on experience in a variety of things," said Ed Mulholland, Executive Director of the Muskingum Valley Council Boy Scouts.

All of the boys...

December 29, 2012 - 6:05pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

It was a winter wonderland for campers at McGraw Edison Recreation Area.

Boy Scout Troop 128 spent the weekend bundled up in tents.  Scoutmaster Kevin Pinson said they camp at a different park every month, regardless of the temperature outside.

"Everytime I tell someone I'm going camping this weekend, they tell me that I'm nuts, but there's no mosquitos, we don't need any ice for the coolers, and we have the place to ourselves," said Pinson.  "I...

May 25, 2012 - 2:50pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

Some area Boy Scouts will be getting a lesson in fundraising this weekend.

The Pepsi Corporation is donating trailers for Boy Scouts to raise money to go to various local camps this summer.

Ed Mulholland is the Executive Director of the Muskingum County Boy Scouts said the scouts will be braving the heat to hand out food for donations.

"This coming weekend, there will be 6 trailers around Cambridge, New Lex and the Zanesville area, and Pepsi donated most of the sodas...

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