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PHOTOS: 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby

  • Jacob Russell, 11, left, works his way through an obstacle course that was built to simulate structural damage that would get in the way of relief efforts at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. Joel Davis, 12, of Troop 97 from Allenstown, looks at the rest of his troop while helping Russell get through the course without touching any of the wires. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    Jacob Russell, 11, left, works his way through an obstacle course that was built to simulate structural damage that would get in the way of relief efforts at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. Joel Davis, 12, of Troop 97 from Allenstown, looks at the rest of his troop while helping Russell get through the course without touching any of the wires.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Joel Davis, 12, and Cody Gardner, 11, heat up homemade harvest stew on their wood fire during lunch at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. Davis and Gardner belong Troop 97 of Allenstown. Scouts had to cook their own lunch on a camping stove and were encouraged to use all the food groups. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    Joel Davis, 12, and Cody Gardner, 11, heat up homemade harvest stew on their wood fire during lunch at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. Davis and Gardner belong Troop 97 of Allenstown. Scouts had to cook their own lunch on a camping stove and were encouraged to use all the food groups.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • The Boy Scout sign goes up to make an announcement before lunch starts at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    The Boy Scout sign goes up to make an announcement before lunch starts at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Dayne Dumas, 13, carries his pack and his troop's flag, Troop 270 of Pembroke, across a field during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    Dayne Dumas, 13, carries his pack and his troop's flag, Troop 270 of Pembroke, across a field during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Zachary Plant, 15, and Dustin Bucklin, 15, work with their troop, Troop 370 of Hill,  while at the first aid and lashings station during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. This station tested scout responses to damaged structures in a rescue effort. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    Zachary Plant, 15, and Dustin Bucklin, 15, work with their troop, Troop 370 of Hill, while at the first aid and lashings station during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. This station tested scout responses to damaged structures in a rescue effort.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Dustin Bucklin, 15, throws a rope over while at the first aid and lashings station during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. This station tested scout responses to damaged structures in a rescue effort. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    Dustin Bucklin, 15, throws a rope over while at the first aid and lashings station during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. This station tested scout responses to damaged structures in a rescue effort.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Tyler Smart, 11, carries the flag for his troop, Troop 270 out of Pembroke, before moving to their next station at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    Tyler Smart, 11, carries the flag for his troop, Troop 270 out of Pembroke, before moving to their next station at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Thomas Trouwsdle of Troop 842 of Canterbury uses semaphore flags to signal a message to other scouts at the communications station during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    Thomas Trouwsdle of Troop 842 of Canterbury uses semaphore flags to signal a message to other scouts at the communications station during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Troop 81 of Concord, also known as the "Valiant Vermicelli" head into the woods to build a shelter during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    Troop 81 of Concord, also known as the "Valiant Vermicelli" head into the woods to build a shelter during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • AJ Nolin and Zach McMenemy work together to tie two logs together during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. Teamwork was one of the themes emphasized at all the stations. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    AJ Nolin and Zach McMenemy work together to tie two logs together during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. Teamwork was one of the themes emphasized at all the stations.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Zachary Samenfeld uses basic knots to fasten a support log to a tree while building a shelter at one of the stations during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    Zachary Samenfeld uses basic knots to fasten a support log to a tree while building a shelter at one of the stations during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • AJ Nolin, center, holds the support beam while helping his troop, Troop 81 of Concord, put up their shelter during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    AJ Nolin, center, holds the support beam while helping his troop, Troop 81 of Concord, put up their shelter during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Members of Troop 81 of Concord sit in the shelter they just built during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. The aim of the station was to challenge the scouts to build a shelter big enough to keep a small family safe from an upcoming storm quickly. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

    Members of Troop 81 of Concord sit in the shelter they just built during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. The aim of the station was to challenge the scouts to build a shelter big enough to keep a small family safe from an upcoming storm quickly.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Jacob Russell, 11, left, works his way through an obstacle course that was built to simulate structural damage that would get in the way of relief efforts at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. Joel Davis, 12, of Troop 97 from Allenstown, looks at the rest of his troop while helping Russell get through the course without touching any of the wires. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • Joel Davis, 12, and Cody Gardner, 11, heat up homemade harvest stew on their wood fire during lunch at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. Davis and Gardner belong Troop 97 of Allenstown. Scouts had to cook their own lunch on a camping stove and were encouraged to use all the food groups. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • The Boy Scout sign goes up to make an announcement before lunch starts at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • Dayne Dumas, 13, carries his pack and his troop's flag, Troop 270 of Pembroke, across a field during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • Zachary Plant, 15, and Dustin Bucklin, 15, work with their troop, Troop 370 of Hill,  while at the first aid and lashings station during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. This station tested scout responses to damaged structures in a rescue effort. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • Dustin Bucklin, 15, throws a rope over while at the first aid and lashings station during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. This station tested scout responses to damaged structures in a rescue effort. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • Tyler Smart, 11, carries the flag for his troop, Troop 270 out of Pembroke, before moving to their next station at the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • Thomas Trouwsdle of Troop 842 of Canterbury uses semaphore flags to signal a message to other scouts at the communications station during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • Troop 81 of Concord, also known as the "Valiant Vermicelli" head into the woods to build a shelter during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • AJ Nolin and Zach McMenemy work together to tie two logs together during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. Teamwork was one of the themes emphasized at all the stations. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • Zachary Samenfeld uses basic knots to fasten a support log to a tree while building a shelter at one of the stations during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • AJ Nolin, center, holds the support beam while helping his troop, Troop 81 of Concord, put up their shelter during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)
  • Members of Troop 81 of Concord sit in the shelter they just built during the 2013 Wannalancit District Boy Scout Klondike Derby at the Boscawen Elementary School. The aim of the station was to challenge the scouts to build a shelter big enough to keep a small family safe from an upcoming storm quickly. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor Staff)

Above: Jacob Russell (left), 11, works his way through an obstacle course that was built to simulate structural damage that could get in the way of relief efforts. Joel Davis, 12, of Troop 97 from Allenstown, looks at the rest of his troop while helping Russell get through the course without touching any of the wires. Below: AJ Nolin (center) holds the support beam while helping his troop, Troop 81 of Concord, also known as the “Valiant Vermicelli.” Bottom, left: Members of Troop 81 of Concord sit in the shelter they had just built. The scouts’ goal was to quickly build a shelter big enough to keep a small family safe from a storm. Bottom, right:
Davis (left) and Cody Gardner, 11, of Troop 97 heat up homemade harvest stew on their wood fire during lunch. The Scouts had to cook their own lunch on a camping stove and were encouraged to use all the food groups.

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