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Boy Scout Troop 59 – Quail Hill Camping Trip

Joshua went camping with his fellow Boy Scouts last weekend in the bitter cold. The Ipes are generally fair weather people, and we’re not about cold weather activities. However, Josh needs 20 nights of camping as a Boy Scout in … Continue reading

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Boy Scout Troop 59 Hike – Delaware Water Gap

On Sunday October 8th, Josh and members of his Boy Scout troop went on a day hike at the Delaware Water Gap out in Pennsylvania. I didn’t go, but a few parents did. Josh came back in one piece, albeit … Continue reading

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Josh survived his week at Forestburg Scout Reservation and we’re all happy to be back together again

We drove up late Friday to Forestburg in order to make it in time for the flag ceremony and to see Joshua. There was a lot of traffic on a summer Friday, but we made it in time. The other good … Continue reading

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Josh is at Forestburg Scout Reservation this week

Last Sunday, Josh left with a large number of other boys from his Boy Scouts troop to spend a week at Forestburg Scout Reservation.  Last year’s Boy Scout camp was the first time that he ever went away on his own … Continue reading

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BSA Troop 59 Court of Honor – June 2017

After much work these past few months (and some prodding from his parents), Joshua completed a number of BSA merit badges, and fulfilled all of the rank advancement requirements to move up from Tenderfoot to 2nd Class. Huzzah. His Boy … Continue reading

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Adopt-a-Spot Recognition for Boy Scout Troop 59

In late January, our township recognized local organizations that had helped to clean up various parts of the town through the Adopt-a-Spot program. Joshua and other members of Boy Scout Troop 59 received a photo opp with our own local … Continue reading

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Josh went away to Boy Scout Summer Camp for a week, and we all survived

This year, Josh attended a week of Boy Scout Camp  along with his Boy Scout troop plus other troops from around the Northeast. This was the first time that he would be away from home for an entire week, out in Forestburg Scout … Continue reading

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We attended the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Roshen George Eapen

This weekend, we were honored to be invited to attend the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for the son of two friends Prema and Santhosh. Nums and I have individually known Prema’s family for many years. Prema and Santhosh have two sons who … Continue reading

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Josh’s final Blue & Gold Ceremony

Josh attended his last Blue & Gold Ceremony with Cub Scout Pack 53 earlier this month. If you haven’t kept up on what the big pomp & circumstance is  all about, this is the big ceremony or event where each … Continue reading

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WEBELOS II Camping with Boy Scout Troop 6284

One of the requirements for WEBELOS to “bridge” over to Boy Scouts is to pitch a tent and camp overnight. We thought we would take care of this requirement over summer, but opportunities were never taken. This month, the local … Continue reading

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