August 12 -19, 2006 - Washington D.C.
Sunday, August 13th
Monday, August 14th
Tuesday, August 15th
Wednesday, August 16th
Thursday, August 17th
Friday, August 18th
Friday August 18, 2006
Troop went to Arlington National Cemetery today. We rode the tram, which
took us to the numerous sites, such as Robert E Lee's House (Arlington
Twelve of the boys went back into D.C. tonight, to view the sunset parade, held at 8th & I , U.S. Marine Barracks.
We are preparing to break camp. The troop should be on the rode by 10:30 AM.
Thursday August 17, 2006
Troop went to the Holocaust Museum and the National Air and Space Museum.
The Holocaust Museum is a must see in Washington D.C.
The scouts had a fun time at the Air and Space Museum. They must have taken a hundred pictures of the museum.
we had a "Friendship Fire" and invited campers who befriended
the scouts during our stay - including a set of twin girls from
Wednesday August 16, 2006
Troop 208 went to the Smithsonian Museums of Natural History and Museum
of American History. As you can see from the photos,
Tuesday, August 15, 2006
208 has been on the move! We have been walking 10+ miles each day, visiting
the Nations Capitol. I think we got this subway thing down finally..it's
was the White House Tour. Unfortunately, we were unable to take photos,
as cameras are prohibited. We also visited Ford's Theatre, where
troop then walked to the Law Enforcement Memorial, where they took name
rubbings of two West Haven Police Officers who died in the line of duty.
in Chinatown was had, and all the scouts want to return here for lunch
tomorrow!. Even our fussiest eaters experimented and found new foods to
it is nice to see how well the troop gets along, despite the differences
among the boys. They have been a pleasure - and at times, entertaining
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