Star Scout Attends Scout-O-Rama                          Construction Crews Mentor Young Students

   Justin Smith participated in the annual                     Local construction companies invited all local

Scout-O-Rama at the Kootenai County                         middle school and high school students to join

Fairgrounds this weekend. He and his                         them for an afternoon of exploring the varied

troop built three interesting events to                       jobs in the construction field. A dozen pieces of

entertain and amuse local Cub Scouts. Of                 heavy equipment were assembled at the fairgrounds;

the three events; hill billy golf, stilt racing                each with an instructor to give each student hands-

and tug-o-war, hill billy golf was the walk-                on experience on the equipment. After serving the

away winner with a plethera of participants.              the students lunch and handing out goggles, hard-

The 16 scouts from troop 201 camped through         hats and t-shirts, the students enjoyed an afternoon

the weekend making memories to last a lifetime.        braving the elements, (blowing snow and rain), to

                                                                                      try their hand at the massive equipment. The indoor

                                                                                      events included opportunities for the students to

                                                                                      try dry-walling, cement pourings, brick laying to

                                                                                      name just a few of the opportunities for the       

                                                                                     students to sample different career fields.