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Camping 2003-2004

Here's a list of where Troop 505 went camping in 2003-2004:

* Wolf Creek Park (Livingston)

* Camp Strake (Catholic Retreat)

* Enchanted Rock

* Camp Strake (Winter Camp) Photos!

* Brazos Bend State Park

* Dinosaur Valley State Park

* Camporee 2004 - "North to Alaska"

* Inks Lake State Park

* Pecan Park Retreat, San Marcos

* El Rancho Cima Photos!

* Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Photos!

Click here to see the 2003-2004 calendar.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 August 2010 23:31

Service Hours 2003-2004

Here's a partial list of how Troop 505 Scouts earned service hours in 2003-2004:

* Prepare bed for herb garden in Heritage Park (Aug '03) Photos!

* SVDP Homecoming (Sep '03) Photos!

* SVDP Fun Fest (Oct '03)

* Wetlands restoration at Sheldon Lake State Park (Nov '03) Photos!

* Wait/Bus Tables for Knights of Columbus Fish Fry (Fridays during Lent, '04)

* Weed/mulch/replant gardens at Sheltering Arms Senior Care Center (Apr '04)

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 August 2010 20:59

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness - July 2004

Eleven Scouts and seven adults travelled to Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness July 19-25, 2004. Because of crew size restrictions, they split up into two crews of nine persons each. Here are some photos of one crew's trip.
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Rockwood Lodge -- finally! Preparing to go our separate ways Heading across Poplar Lake Our first portage -- to Lizz Lake
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Entering the Boundary Waters Did you wait 20 minutes after eating? Cameron, Christian, Chris -- the three C's Joe "Follow me, I've been here before, I can read a map" and Bradley
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This looks like a good site... Rudy and George relax Swimming in Horseshoe Lake Chris makes sure Cameron follows the recipe
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Breakfast at Tiffany's? Christian leads the way Wait for us! Buddy boats
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Where'd all this extra gear come from? View from the western end of Gaskin Lake Do you have your life jacket, Bradley? Lunch on the portage trail to Henson Lake
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Cameron and George head out on Henson Lake Swimming in Omega Lake Two thumbs up from Chris! How cold is the water?
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I washed my hair today, mom! Preparing the evening meal Cleaning up afterward I was hoping you'd play an ace!
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Omega Lake Bradley shows off his "hat" Chris prefers the front... ...but so does Christian
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Practicing tandem canoe strokes Let's check out those cliffs Christian tries to catch dinner Anand comes up empty
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Look out, below! Can someone move this rock? Will this stuff ever come off? 9 forks, 9 knives, 9 spoons, ...
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I wonder what kind of ripple pattern a toad would make?
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Rar! Chris demonstrates his technique Rudy and Christian This portage isn't so bad...
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Heading out onto Winchell Lake Joe, Bradley, Anand Christian and Rudy George and Cameron
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One of many loons Need a bigger sail! Lunch Pine cones!
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Pine cone wars! Getting a head start toward Gaskin Lake Out of bread crumbs, Chris leaves a pine cone trail. Entering Gaskin Lake
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North on Gaskin Lake... ...then east to our campsite
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Stairwy to Heaven Rudy tries his luck... ...and his patience! Morning fog
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Cameron and Christian Portage trail to Horseshoe Lake Are you sure we have everything? Our paddles, keen and bright
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Early morning calm Christian "It's dark in here!" Caribou Lake Familiar faces
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Christian finishes his merit badge requirements Chris tries getting back into his canoe... ...again! Bradley hoists himself back in
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I know it's in here somewhere! Should I play the ten? Bradley strikes a familiar pose Dinner is served
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When can we do this again? One of many ducks That shower felt great! Not pictured: Ron Taylor
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Let's roll! Is everyone here? Would you buy a used canoe from one of these guys?
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Last Updated on Saturday, 14 August 2010 20:48

El Rancho Cima - June 2004

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Last Updated on Saturday, 14 August 2010 20:16

Camp Strake (Winter Camp)

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Last Updated on Saturday, 14 August 2010 16:24

Service Project - Sheldon Lake State Park

Selecting the plants to be transplanted.

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Planting day. The soil was both very dry and very compacted.

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Five months later... and the ground is actually wet! Almost all plants survived the winter.

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Nineteen months later... mission accomplished! The first photo shows the general area looking from north to south. The second photos is a closeup of the area showing typical usage by black-bellied whistling ducks and white ibis. Can you spot the lone wood duck? The third photo shows the general area looking from west to east.

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Last Updated on Monday, 05 April 2010 23:13

Eagle Court of Honor - September 2003

Troop 505 honors three of its newest Eagle Scouts, Spencer White and Josef and Jimmy McLean, at a Court of Honor on Sunday, September 21, 2003 in the Monsignor Jamail Family Center.

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Last Updated on Monday, 05 April 2010 23:01

Service Project - SVDP Homecoming September 2003

Christian, Carl, John, and Chris provide the color guard for the St. Vincent de Paul homecoming game in September.

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Last Updated on Monday, 05 April 2010 22:44

Service Project - Heritage Park

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Last Updated on Monday, 05 April 2010 22:34

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