Last night Alice, Mike, Stephen, Andy, Emily, Clara, Sofia and I were at Camp Christopher attending the banquet for our local cub scout troops. Nathan, who has been in cub scouting for five years now, crossed over the bridge to Boy Scouting. I felt proud but rather sad. Rather, as if next weekend we might be attending his high school graduation.
Of course that’s pretty silly, but how fast life rushes by. And how much he has done in those years, to earn the Arrow of Light and become a Boy Scout.
This is a photograph from the mother of another scout. Alas, I did not have a camera with me and Alice has not sent me anything either….There was a huge crowd there with many troops and all their parents, siblings and other relatives and well wishes. We began with a huge dinner. The troop provided many sorts of pizza and baked chicken and salads and lots of families brought wonderful side dishes…..We had the banquet in one building and walked to another for the ceremony and there were more tables with desserts on them!
I’m remembering some earlier cub scout memories of Nathan!
A camp out last April………Nathan is third from the left……
Off to the Pinewood Derby in 2013. It feels long ago!
A photo of the time when they carried in the flag at a Cavs game in 2015.
There are more pictures, but wordpress is not playing nicely tonight and I think I will end this here….You can see that they have done wonderful things together and grown so much these last five years.