In late July, 8 Trailmen from OR-1531 joined Troops from Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and Nevada for five days of outdoor adventure in northern Idaho. The year before we only had 3 boys participate, so at a Troop level our numbers were much larger. However, there were also 50 more Trailmen participating this year than last, which shows the growth of Trail Life in the Northwest.
The boys worked on their marksmanship, archery, tomahawk toss, land navigation, fire making, rock climbing, capture the flagging, cooking, leading, swimming, and much more while also taking time to work on a service project, go to Mass, pray the rosary and evening prayer, and visit a naval museum.
We were having to much fun to take pictures of everything! However, sometimes pictures tell the story better than words, so……..