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Young campers try wide array of activities

Young campers try wide array of activities

June 15th, 2011 by Lydia Meyer in News

Roger Gerling helps his son, David, aim a BB gun at the firing range during Cub Scout Day Camp on Monday at the Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds.

Photo by Stephen Brooks

Area boys, ranging in ages from 6 to 11 years old, are joining together this week at the Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds for five days of fun at the annual Cub Scout Day Camp.

Under the theme of "My Missouri Home," the local Cub Scout packs have joined into specific teams under the name of a famous Missouri native. Team flags bearing appellations such as Disney, Truman and Twain are kept by each team and carried proudly throughout the day's adventures.

With the guidance of the nationally certified camp director Ron Mobley, the Scouts are ....