For the past 12 years, southside Cub Scouts have come to the Pathfinder Day Camp to swim, canoe and learn about nature.
They’ve practiced survival skills, such as building a fire and orienteering through the wilderness. Kids could take aim with a bow and practice archery skills.
Playing with worms and testing pond water, the Scouts have discovered the microscopic and unnoticed qualities of the natural world.
“It gets the kids out in the environment, things they don’t necessarily do anymore,” camp director Robin Bernier said. “Today’s youth like to sit at home and play on the computer, but this is one way they can get out into nature.”