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Troop committee member attending 59th consecutive summer camp

Robert Podboy loves Scout summer camp. This month, he’s attending his 59th consecutive one at Sinoquipe Scout Reservation in Pennsylvania. “I do enjoy camping and still go hiking as long as it’s not too strenuous,” the 88-year-old retired optometrist says. Podboy, who serves as a committee member for Troop 97 in Waynesboro, Pa., got involved…

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Ute Park Fire forces Philmont to cancel treks through July 14, Philmont Training Center programs through June 23

Philmont Scout Ranch announced Monday that the still-burning Ute Park Fire has forced it to cancel all backcountry treks from June 8 to July 14. Treks after July 14 may resume, likely with altered itineraries, if backcountry conditions improve. Additionally, programs scheduled to take place at the Philmont Training Center have been canceled through June…

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