Minneapolis Scout Troop Celebrates 100-Year Milestone

August 20, 2018 10:25 AM

A Minneapolis Boy Scout troop celebrated a rare milestone.

Troop 33 marked 100 years on Sunday at Westminster Presbyterian Church with an afternoon of games, food and campfires.


Cubmaster Mike Hess said a lot has changed over the decades.

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In addition to outdoor education, lessons now include a focus on science and technology. Hess said the troop also brings together kids from diverse backgrounds.

"It's wonderful to watch how well they get to know each other and get to, like, interact with different kinds of families and make friends they otherwise wouldn't make," Hess said.

The troop will undergo another change this fall, as it begins enrolling girls.


Rebecca Omastiak

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