Above is a vintage photo (link) of scouts placing lei and flags on the graves at Punchbowl - The National Cemetery of the Pacific. Below is the Scout Take Over Day (link) on Hickam Air Force Base.
My Scouts have stayed aboard the USS Missouri (link) in Pearl Harbor. Next week, they stay overnight on her sister Iowa class battleship, the USS New Jersey.
We hiked around Hilo (link) ...
... and camped among the volcanoes on the Big Island of Hawaii (link).
The Aloha Council hosts Mahahiki (link, link, and link) - a celebration of Scouting every year in Honolulu.
When we visited my husband in Korea, they hiked with the troop from Osan AB on the Task Force Smith Heritage Trail (link)
When we moved to Maryland, we jumped right into local activities, such as the Independence Day Parade (link) ...
... and the Antietam National Battlefield (link).
Do you have any Scouts in your family? One randomly selected commenter from this week's posts wins a book choice from my convention stash. Comments are open through Saturday, February 13, 10 pm in Baltimore. I'll post the winner on Sunday, February 14.
Kim in Baltimore
Aloha Spirit in Charm City
Below is a canoe trip from Kualoa Beach Park (background) to Chinaman's Hat (foreground) ....