Klondike campers


2003-01-23

 
Life Boy Scout Mike Ortega pushes the team sled while Boy Scouts, from left, Andre Garcia, Joey Dobbins, Garrett Kelly and Christopher Lafonte of Troop 9 in Danbury pull in a race against the clock at the Klondike Camporee in Newtown Saturday. The sled contains all the provisions they will need for the day.
 

Life Boy Scout Mike Ortega pushes the team sled while Boy Scouts, from left, Andre Garcia, Joey Dobbins, Garrett Kelly and Christopher Lafonte of Troop 9 in Danbury pull in a race against the clock at the Klondike Camporee in Newtown Saturday. The sled contains all the provisions they will need for the day.

First Class Boy Scout Garrett Kelly, left, 
Tenderfoot Christopher Lafonte, center, and Christopher’s father John Lafonte of Troop 9 in Danbury work on a 
knot-tying 
exercise.

 

First Class Boy Scout Garrett Kelly, left, Tenderfoot Christopher Lafonte, center, and Christopher’s father John Lafonte of Troop 9 in Danbury work on a knot-tying exercise.

Boy Scouts, from left, Matthew Scozzafava, Joey Dobbins, Garrett Kelly and 
Christopher Lafonte work on knots.

 

Boy Scouts, from left, Matthew Scozzafava, Joey Dobbins, Garrett Kelly and Christopher Lafonte work on knots.

One of the knots the boys have to tie during the event.

 

One of the knots the boys have to tie during the event.

Some 350 Boy Scouts from 24 troops braved icy temperatures and camped overnight at the annual Klondike Camporee in Newtown this past weekend to demonstrate the principles of leadership, Scout spirit and teamwork.

 


 


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