Camp Geiger over the previous few weeks has been a Mecca of kinds for boy scouts.
Over the summer time they traveled from as Far East as Maryland, and as far west as Washington to take part in actions.
Aubrey Villarreal from Bonner Springs, Kansas, has been making the journey to St. Joseph for six years. It is rewarding to have associates from everywhere in the nation, he mentioned.
“It is very nice to have associates, like, that may be in numerous areas,” he mentioned. “Like, I’ve now associates from Texas and I even have some associates from Colorado now, too, so it is very nice.”
However Boy Scout camp is not only for the boys.
Madelin Montgomery is considered one of a number of women who traveled together with her scout group from Wichita.
It is enjoyable to be in camp with the boys, although not everybody has the identical response, she mentioned.
“I do know lots of different women are afraid of them although, and it is simply form of humorous to see how they’re afraid of them,” she mentioned.
Campers might take a number of courses all through the week, starting from swimming and rowing to crafting abilities like pottery.
Two of Villarreal’s favourite courses have been metalworking and rowing.
“Metalworking was actually enjoyable to discover ways to construct totally different objects with steel, and do totally different shapes and such,” he mentioned. “And rowing was actually — it was bizarre a little bit bit to get used to at first as a result of it is form of an ungainly movement, however it’s actually enjoyable to row when you get used to it.”
Each campers mentioned they plan to come back again subsequent 12 months.