Troop 19 user Josie Provencher tosses a log during the log hurling place associated with Klondike Derby. (Jonathan Wilson for WHYY)
It’s Lily Rohner’s time that is first into the Klondike Derby during the Horseshoe Scout Reservation in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania. Think about the derby being a battle associated with the bands for scouts. Troops pull embellished sleds filled up with gear across the camp, doing scouting tasks — such as for example first-aid and fire building — for points.
Winners have ribbons and bragging liberties.
Lily, 10, and her selection of friends know they’re at a drawback. That’s so they haven’t learned everything some of their male peers have because it’s only their second day as official members of Boy Scouts of America. Continue reading Girls whom aren’t ‘girly’ find a fit in more rigorous tasks of Boy Scouts