By Steve Shetter
With our children growing up in the scouting family, we have spent many a nights in the woods.
Hence, our favorite little place to go is the Cub Scout camp in our little town.
After our son had put in his 16 years of scouting as a youth, the time had come to give him the Eagle Ceremony that he had earned.
In short, our sons’ first year as a scout, the ranger had been killed while on camp. The council had not had a chance to put a new ranger in since the tragedy so no one was allowed to camp.
We (the ranger and I and a few others) know that (call him Andy), Andy still patrols and keeps an eye on things. My wife and I had planned on our sons’ ceremony at the camp while we relied on our son to come up with what he wanted to dine on.
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