Marci and Joshua Gilpin of Skowhegan work on a bird house. Joshua is in the second year of the Webelo program. Submitted photo

Kurtis Brown of Norridgewock is a Wolf Cub Scout. His family cut out all the bird house kits for the Scouts to build. Submitted photo

Cub Scouts in Skowhegan Pack 485 recently built birdhouses during their meeting.

Cubs and parents had a chance to work together on a project while teaching the Scout about safe use of woodworking tools and the importance of being kind to animals, according to a news release from Chuck Mahaleris, district chairman for the Kennebec Valley District of Scouting.

Logan Corson of Madison is in the Webelo program. Submitted photo

The projects were built Jan. 15 at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Skowhegan. Scouts in first grade completed requirement five of the “My Tiger Jungle” adventure.

Third graders completed requirement three in the “Baloo the Builder” adventure, and fourth and fifth graders completed the second requirement of the “Build It” elective.

Philo Banner and his father Zack of Skowhegan work on a bird house together. Philo recently joined Pack 485. Submitted photo



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