Boy scouts of america

Over 85 years of service to the youth of Chester County Pennsylvania

‚ÄčKlondike Derby 2018

On Saturday January 20, 2018 Troop 78 scouts and leaders reported to Camp Ware for the annual Klondike Derby.  At Camp there were hundreds of scouts and leaders representing troops from all over Chester County ready to compete in a variety of scout skill events.  


Scouts rotated through the stations by patrol, the theme was Star Wars.  Scouts were dressed in Star Wars costumes and the sleds were converted to "speeders".


‚ÄčThere were the usual expected events and some unusual ones.  Scouts competed in a speeder (sled) race, rifle target shooting, archery, Star Wars trivia, scavenger hunt, survival shelter building, first aid, fire building / water boiling, knot tying, human knot, log throwing, ax throwing.  


There were 23 troops represented and over 550 scouts participating.


The results of the competitions were:

1st Place Overall: Troop 78 Stag Patrol, Patrol Leader: Zach Fox

2nd Place Overall: Troop 78 Rattlesnake Patrol, Patrol Leader: Ryan Small


Congratulations to the winning Patrols !!!