Connor Riddle of Troop 672 cuts wood for a service project. Scoutmaster Ryan Avery said that the Scouts were supervised and learned how to use power tools in order to make a mini library and bottle bin. Submitted photo

GARDINER — Troop 672 celebrated its 90th birthday Aug. 15 by building a mini library for Christ Church Episcopal as a service project, according to Sarah Hubert, a parent of a Scout and Troop volunteer.

“The Scouts and leaders also built a bottle bin that is behind Christ Church for people to place their bagged returnables in as a way to raise funds for Troop activities,” Hubert said in a news release from Chuck Mahaleris, district vice chairman for the Kennebec Valley District of Scouting.

The Scouts and parents and leaders joined together for a potluck meal as a way to connect after a busy summer of Scouting activities.

Gardiner Troop 627 celebrates 90th anniversary with a cake. Submitted photo

Christ Church Episcopal is located at 2 Dresden St. in Gardiner.

Troop and Pack 672 plan to have an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Gardiner Commons. Scouts and leaders will be available to answer questions, and there will be yard games. Boys in sixth grade through age 18 interested in learning more about the Troop can email Scoutmaster Ryan Avery at [email protected].

Boys or girls in kindergarten through fifth grade interested in learning more about the Pack can email Cubmaster Scott St. Amand at [email protected].

Gardiner Troop 672 builds a mini-library for Christ Church as a service project. Front from left are Roger Babcock and Ethan Dickson. Back from left are Garrett Babcock and Lucas Hutchinson. Submitted photo

 

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