Tag Archives: Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts and Elks co-sponsored scholarship fundraising event

Photo courtesy On Saturday, Sept. 26, Boy Scout Troop 259 and the Elks Lodge #6 sponsored a shredding event. This joint effort was a fundraiser, with proceeds benefiting the Elks Scholarship Fund and Troop 259 scouting activities. For a suggested

Know your neighbors: Camp Pollock’s caretakers

A wooden sign along Northgate Boulevard welcomes visitors to a woodland paradise as turkeys romp through the grounds, pecking at a lone trailer and as the cry of peacocks symbolically herald the reincarnation of the 1924 lodge, Camp Pollock. Traveling

Books in Hand: Pocket youth collected books for foster children

Thirteen-year-old Billy T. Hernandez, member of the Boy Scouts Troop 259, earned his Eagle Award for Boy Scouts on Nov. 20. For his Eagle project, he decided to run a book drive, “Books In Hand” in October to benefit foster

Carmichael Triplets Earn Eagle Scout Award

Sunday evening, February 10th Patrick, Sean and Kenneth Jagerson were awarded the Eagle Scout Award.  They are all members of Troop 376, located at the LDS Church at Garfield and Locust.  It is the highest award in Scouting and only

Soaring With The Eagles: Two Troop 259 Scouts Reach Boy Scouting’s Highest Rank

On Sunday, Sept. 9, two Boy Scouts in Greenhaven Scout Troop 259, Joseph Seligo Barrett and Mark Allen Matney, Jr., were honored at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at Elks Lodge No. 6 for their work and commitment to

Adventures in the Great Outdoors: The Troop 259 trek that almost wasn’t

Five trekkers from Troop 259 have a lot to talk about after their recent six-day, 66-mile jaunt through Desolation Wilderness along the Pacific Crest Trail. The trek team included Eagle Scouts Matthew Puliz and Mark Matney, Star Scout Joseph Krieg

We be Webelos

 Last February, seven boys from Pack 259 reached the rank of Webelos II, Cub Scouting’s highest achievement. At their Arrow of Light Ceremony, the Cubs crossed over to the Boy Scouts, with five going to Troop 259 and two to

Be Prepared: Boy Scout Night is Dec. 12

All boys who are interested in Scouting, Webelos, Cub Scouts and parents are encouraged to attend a free, interactive and informative Boy Scout Night at the Elks Lodge No. 6 on Dec. 12 from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Non-Scouts