Webelos learn scout skills at campout

Webelos scouts camped out with Boy Scouts at Corriganville Park in Simi Valley on Oct. 29 learning some of the skills that are taught in Boy Scouts. Webelos had a chance to learn knot tying, fire starting, archery and cooking. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers KNOT TYING - Griffin Traxler, 10, left, of Pack 3642 learns how to tie various knots from Eagle Scout Hayden Miner, 15, of Troop 698 during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

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KNOT TYING – Griffin Traxler, 10, left, of Pack 3642 learns how to tie various knots from Eagle Scout Hayden Miner, 15, of Troop 698 during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers SCISSORS BEAT PAPER - Asher West, 12, left, of Troop 642 and Blake Boucher, 9, of Pack 3643 play a game of rock-paper-scissors during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

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SCISSORS BEAT PAPER – Asher West, 12, left, of Troop 642 and Blake Boucher, 9, of Pack 3643 play a game of rock-paper-scissors during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers LAUNCH - Marcus Rosen, 10, of Troop 642 demonstrates how to use a trebuchet loaded with a tennis ball during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

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LAUNCH – Marcus Rosen, 10, of Troop 642 demonstrates how to use a trebuchet loaded with a tennis ball during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers KNOT TYING - Matthew Ramos-Galvez, 10, of Pack 3642 practices tying a taut-line hitch know during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

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KNOT TYING – Matthew Ramos-Galvez, 10, of Pack 3642 practices tying a taut-line hitch know during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers EVERYONE'S FAVORITE - Cameron Sellers, 17, of Troop 605 demonstrates how to start a fire to Webelos scouts during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

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EVERYONE’S FAVORITE – Cameron Sellers, 17, of Troop 605 demonstrates how to start a fire to Webelos scouts during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers SNACKS - William Thomas, 10, left, of Pack 3643 and Travis Dome, 9, of Pack 3663 cook their bacon-wrapped hot dogs over a small fire during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

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SNACKS – William Thomas, 10, left, of Pack 3643 and Travis Dome, 9, of Pack 3663 cook their bacon-wrapped hot dogs over a small fire during the annual Webelos Woods campout at Corriganville Park on Oct. 29 in Simi Valley. The event featured activities like knot tying, fire building and first aid for Webelos Scouts to learn before graduating to Boy Scouts.

 

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