Although his dad only made it to Webelos
in the Cub Scouts, Austin will receive TJ's Eagle scarf when he becomes Eagle, too.
Scouts raised hundreds of dollars for victims of the Sept.
Highlights of the day included a Webelos
graduation ceremony and a pinewood derby.
In summer 2012, he was asked to be a leader at Webelos
resident camp; also in 2012, he was elected a second vice chief for the Order of the Arrow.
The council relies on over 20,000 volunteers and 1,723 chartered partners to deliver the six traditional Scouting programs: Tiger Cubs (1st grade), Cub Scouts (2nd thru 5th grade), Webelos
(age 10 yrs) and Boy Scouts (5th grade and up), co-ed Venturing (age 14-20), Exploring and Learning for Life.
Springfield's Zach Ennis, Patrick Kimball, Stephen Lindstrom, Ammon Luke, Andrew Mitchell, Thomas Pickett and Cory Polier began together in grade school as Cub Scouts and Webelos
The first-place winners of the fourth annual event were David Seino in the Tiger division, Alex Glen in the Wolves division, Ryan Nardy in the Bear division and Jamie Seifert in the Webelos
Anderson began her journey with the Scouts in 1995 as a den leader when her son Daniel joined Webelos
In addition to a best overall design winner, judges will select winners in four other categories: best design by a Webelos
Scout or Cub Scout, a Boy Scout, an Eagle Scout, and a Venturer.
competition for boys ages 9 and 10 was won by the Shark den of Pack 146.
He coached Little League Farm Baseball and was a Webelos
leader for Troop 109 in Millbury.
A local Cub Scout den in Takoma Park plans to carry on the tradition after Aaron and others move up to Webelos