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Canfield Scout Troop 9025 goes to Washington

July 24, 2019
The Town Crier

Seven members of Scout Troop 9025 traveled to Washington DC the weekend of June 21 to experience the city's monuments and historical significance. Troop members explored the National Mall, Arlington Cemetery, the National Rifle Association Firearms Museum and camped at Greenbelt National Park.

The troop takes a historical focused trip once year and is slated to visit the Gettysburg National Military Park, camp at McMillan Woods Youth Campground and participate in the Gettysburg Heritage Trails program next year.

After participating in the Canfield Fourth of July parade, the troop left for Summer Camp the following Sunday at Seven Ranges Scout Reservation in Kensington, Ohio. The troop spent six nights camping and participating in various programs and activities and working on a variety of Merit Badges offered at the camp. On Wednesday night, four members of the troop were called out by the Order of the Arrow and will attend a weekend Ordeal Ceremony program to become members of the OA, Scouting's National Honor Society. Members of the Troop also participated in the camp's Pipestone Ceremony on Friday night.

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Members of Canfield Scout Troop 9025 attending Summer Camp at Seven Ranges Scout Reservation this year were, in front row: Owen Bowser, John Heino, Noah Christoff, Christopher Altiere, Wesley Rich, Albert Pacella, Cade Henry and Steven Canton. In back row are: Steven Deak, Don Duda, Bill Rich, John Heino, Jason Farley, Zachary Hykes from Troop 158 in Crystal Lake, IL., Josh Farley, Aaron Bowser and Ted Hykes.

Troop 25's upcoming calendar includes a canoe trip and meeting at the Canfield Fair in August, the Put-In Bay Camporee on Lake Erie, the Fall Court of Honor and the 100th Anniversary of Camp Stambaugh Camporee in September, Minister Creek Backpack Trip in October and a Junior Leader Training Camp out in November.

Troop 25 meets every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. in the basement of Canfield United Methodist Church at 27 S. Broad St. in Canfield. To learn more about Troop 25's youth opportunities for boys and a newly forming girls troop, visit To contact the Troop 25 Boys Scoutmaster call Kevin Prus, Sr. at 330-533-5616 or for the newly forming Troop 25 Girls, call or text either Suzanne Heino at 330-261-3127 or Lisa Henry at 330-519-3752.



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