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Jay Mechling

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780226517049

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226517032.001.0001

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Thursday

Thursday

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(p.105) Day 5 Thursday
Source:
On My Honor
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226517032.003.0006

This chapter presents the fifth-day experience of Jay Mechling while camping with Boy Scout Troop 49. The staff and seniors took the troop across the lake to the Old Usonia campsite, where the troop picked up the jeep trail that led troop to Little Bare Ass Slide (LBAS). The troop crossed the lake in boats and canoes, arriving at Old Usonia. Patrol campfires followed dinner and individual sports. After such a tiring day, the boys needed something more quiet and restful than a troop campfire. Mechling walked from one patrol site to another, but there seemed not to be much in the way of campfires at any site. In the main, boys were milling about in small groups or lounging in their sleeping bags.

Keywords:   Old Usonia campsite, patrol campfires, Little Bare Ass Slide, sleeping bags

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