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Scout Sunday at St. Stephen’s Church

Scouts and leaders of Unit 305 in Kearny volunteered in the misty rain early Sunday morning, September 9, 2018, to place 300 U.S. flags around the walkways of St. Stephen’s Church. The Scouts participate in this community service project annually to help their sponsoring church prepare for their 9/11 memorial. After the flag placement, Unit 305 participated in the annual Scout Sunday Mass at 10 a.m. Scouts led the entrance procession of colors, assisted in the Mass as altar servers, presented the Gifts, and joined in the recessional. The Very Reverend Joseph A. Mancini, K.C.H.S., V.F., supports the Scout Sunday activities in his role as Pastor of St. Stephen's Church and Sponsor of Unit 305.

Unit 305’s High Adventure Summit of Mt. Washington

Troop 305 of Kearny successfully reached the summit of Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the northeast, at 6,288 feet (1,917 meters) on August 6th as the apex of their first annual High Adventure outing from August 4 through August 10, 2018. The Scouts and leaders hiked through terrain on the Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail that varied from loose boulders, gorges, steep drop offs, waterfalls, and treeless rocky trails marked by cairns. This part of their outdoor adventure took a day and a half, including an overnight stay at the picturesque and rustic Lakes of the Clouds Hut at 5,012 feet. The off-the-grid accommodations that sit above the treeline are operated by the Appalachian Mountain Club on