Boy Scouts of America, Troop 8 recently held a Court of Honor. We are pleased to share 14 Scouts earned 49 merit badges since their May Court of Honor. Many of the merit badges were earned at summer camp, some during a geocaching clinic and others scouts have earned merit badges on their own. Merit badges earned include robotics, chess, archery, chemistry, computers, geocaching, fingerprinting, camping, cooking, emergency preparedness, lifesaving, personal management, communications, welding, kayaking, nuclear science, electronics, climbing, scholarship, soil and water conservation, swimming, forestry, mammal study, nature.
Additionally, Jack Baurer and Levi Perkins earned Tenderfoot, Kyle Vernot earned Second Class, Logan Blackman and Luke Borsos earned First Class, Nick Davis and Shawn Hansen earned First Class in first year and Cory Johnson and Justin Freestone achieved Life Scout.
Cory Johnson earned a patch for 35 hours of community service since joining Boy Scouts. On behalf of Troop 8, Cory presented former Scoutmaster, Brian Benarth with an Award of Merit patch and Knot in honor of the service he has provided for the Troop.
Troop 8 and Pack 8 are chartered by Christ United Methodist Church in Wauseon. If you are interested in learning more about the scouting program, please join us for our fall Join Scouts Night on Thursday, September 18 at Wauseon Primary and Elementary/Middle School as well as Pettisville Schools at 7:00 pm.