Leaders of the packs
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Left to right: David Hawk, Scout Master Boy Scout Troop 41, Joshua Smale, assistant leader Troop 41, Greg Gruber, assistant leader Troop 20, Randy Ashner, assistant leader Troop 20, Robert Keyser, newest Eagle Scout Troop 20, Paula Semmel, committee chairman Troop 20, Jim Schneck, Scout Master for Troop 20 and Tim Beltze, advancement coordinator for Troop 209 were just apart of the team that organized the weekend Boy Scout Jamboree that took place in the Palmerton Borough Park. "We have been planning this since last year. We just want to show the public some of the things our Boy Scouts can do and we want everyone to have some fun learning about the Boy Scouts," said Scout Master Hawk. The Jamboree was opened to the public for a day long event of activities such as the tomahawk throw, making wooden mallets, rope bridge walking and making arrow heads. Demonstrations on rope making, backpacking and Dutch oven cooking was on tap throughout the day. The event was to held celebrate the 100th birthday of the Boy Scouts of America.