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Boy Scouts scoff at rain

Event’s wet weather can't compare with 2011

Justin Jasiewicz, 13, of Albany, left, and Ethan Hubbs, 13, of Albany, both members of Troop 278, learn how to make a fire without a match underneath a tent they learned how to build out of a parachute at the Twin Rivers Council Fall Camporee at Saratoga Spa State Park on Saturday, September 29, 2012.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Justin Jasiewicz, 13, of Albany, left, and Ethan Hubbs, 13, of Albany, both members of Troop 278, learn how to make a fire without a match underneath a tent they learned how to build out of a parachute at the Twin Rivers Council Fall Camporee at Saratoga Spa State Park on Saturday, September 29, 2012.
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It was raining Saturday, but to these experienced Scouts, it was nothing. Nothing like last year, that is. The Twin Rivers Boy Council held its Fall Camporee at the Saratoga Spa State Park this weekend. Last year, they were in Ticonderoga — and had to evacuate in a flood. So they kept an experienced eye on the weather this time. “Last fall, we were up at 3 o’clock bailing our tents out,” Troop 3054 Senior ...


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kopacham
September 30, 2012
7:15 a.m.

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Scouting is awesome!

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