Chester County Council - Henry J. Thomas Memorial Post 845 Scouts Skills Challenge

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Henry J. Thomas Memorial Post 845 Scouts Skills Challenge

Event Details

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Henry J. Thomas Memorial Post 845 Scouts Skills Challenge

10 Skills, 10 Patrols, $1,300 Prizes!

April 22nd, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • 1st Place $500 
  • 2nd Place $400 
  • 3rd Place $300 
  • 4th Place $100

Horseshoe Trail District Troops only!

Each Troop will be limited to registering one Patrol of 7-10 Scouts, Registration for this event is FREE.

April 22nd- Patrols arrive at the VFW - 4601 W Lincoln Hwy, Downingtown, PA 19335 by 9:00 AM.

Each Patrol must bring a dining fly or canopy at least 10'x10' and set it up by 9:45 AM.

  • 9:00 AM-Arrival & Fly setup,
  • Colors posted at 9:45 AM,
  • The competition starts at 10:00 AM,
  • The competition is over at 12 Noon,
  • Free Lunch served for all participating Scouts and 2 leaders 

Stations include:

  • Knot Tying
  • Lashings
  • First Aid: Bandages
  • Nature Identification 
  • Log Cutting
  • Navigation & Map Reading
  • Citizenship
  • Flag Etiquette
  • First Aid: CPR 
  • Scout Basics: Oath, Law, etc.

Nothing will be asked of the Scouts that are not in the Scout Handbook.

VFW Post 845 will provide a lunch for up to 10 Scouts in each Patrol and 2 adult leaders from each Troop. Additional lunch meals may be purchased by others such as parents and onlookers.

When & Where
VFW Post 845
Saturday 04-22-2023 9:00 AM ET to 12:30 PM ET
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