On the weekend of 16 January, Troop 3 participated in the Sons of Liberty and Flintlock Districts Klondike Derby at Nobscot Scout Reservation in Sudbury, MA. The Klondike Derby is the premier winter camp event hosted by the districts. Over the course of the weekend, patrols were scored on various events with the totals then ranked to crown a 2016 Grand Klondike champion. Over 30 patrols representing 16 troops competed in 9 skills events including Orienteering, Log Saw, Firebuilding, A-Frame Building, Yukon Crossing, Tomahawk Throw, Log Pull, Tent Setup, and Frozen Lake Rescue. The patrols were also scored on a Trail-In Inspection, Campsite Inspection, Dessert Contest and the Klondike Sled Race. After all the scoring was in, Troop 3 won the Grand Klondike!!
Summary of event results:
Grand Klondike (Best OverallPatrol) 1st
Lake Rescue 1st
Trail-In Inspection 2nd
Campsite Inspection 3rd
Klondike Race (Wheeled Division) 3rd
Congratulations to the entire troop who all worked very hard in preparation for the event.