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Lake Minnetonka District
May 2000
Spring Camporee Pictures

"A Boy on the Farm"

Held in Albany, MN

Spring Camporee Info Pack for Troops (.doc)
Spring Camporee Info Pack for Troops (.pdf)

Click on any of the photographs for a full size image - 
Pictures courtesy of Steve Fuchs


Some 450 Scouts and leaders attended this trip to those days of yesteryear

Log Sawing
It was Scout against the clock using old-time tools

Basket Making
In the old days, everything was made by hand
Cow Milking
OK, it wasn't a real cow, but the scouts had fun..
School - the Old Fashioned Way!

School Marm - Sue Ketel holds an old time school classroom captivated...

Old Time Machinery Hill

Rope Making 101
Probably the favorite piece of Old time equipment.  Colorful 24 strand ropes were woven for all that attended.
Some of the Staff!

You know they had fun!  Jeff Grimm, Julie Terpstra, Terry Hansen, Steve Fuchs.

Steam Engines

As big as a barn, noisy too!


The Town Blacksmith

Hot work.  No place for "thin skin"


Simulated Tractor Pull

The leaders made a formidable load


The Prizes

OA Callout

Several were honored at the closing campfire. 


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