Boy Scout Troop 33 to host demonstration and cookout
Boy Scout Troop 33 in Marlinton will have a demonstration and cookout on
Sunday, October 3, at 3 p.m. at the Buckskin Scout Reservation.ﾠ All
parents and young men ages 11-18 are invited to attend and enjoy free food and
scout demonstrations in camping, flag folding, canoeing and more.ﾠ Meet
the scoutmasters, too.
Sarah Eves is from Marlinton.ﾠ She is a member of
the Navy Reserve as a Hospital Corpsman and works at the Pocahontas
Center.ﾠ She was an assistant scoutmaster at Marine Corps Base Hawaii
and served on camp staff at Dilly's Mill for seven years.ﾠ Her
husband, Chris, is also a scoutmaster.ﾠ He hails from Brisbane,
Australia, and was an officer in the Australian Army.ﾠ He was a member of
the Boy Scouts in Australia and also worked on staff as a volunteer at Dilly's Mill last summer.
Chris Bartley rcently moved to this area.ﾠ He is an Eagle Scout and scoutmaster.ﾠ His wife is the Vo-Ag teacher at Pocahontas County High School.
As an expert in camping, he says, "If it ain't damp, I don't camp."
Last, but not least, Sam Dunn joins the team.ﾠ Sam is also an Eagle Scout and is the
ranger at the Buckskin Scout Reservation.ﾠ Although, new to living in
the area, he is not unfamiliar with Pocahontas County. Dunn grew up going to
camp at Dilly's Mill.ﾠ He is a shotgun and rifle specialist, qualified
through the BSA camp school.
The new scoutmaster volunteer staff brings
many qualifications and backgrounds to give this reviving troop a
variety of options to focus on for their Eagle Scout badge.
So come out Sunday and experience all that Boy Scout Troop 33 has to offer.