King's Cache #3 (Gold and Eagle and Forward)
In Connecticut, United States
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Welcome to part 3 of the King’s Cache mini series honoring the Girl’s and Boy’s Scouts of America. This cache is called Gold and Eagle and Forward.
This is an ammo can hidden near a beautiful view of a reservoir. No need to dismantle anything, please replace as found.
A Tree for the Future
The Sun rises in the trees
from root to branch,
And makes a tree that looks dead
blossom with green leaves
So it is that the Scouting Spirit
rises within you, and
inspires you to put forth
Juliette Gordon Low
Earning the Girl Scout Gold Award is a major accomplishment in a girl’s life and a powerful example of how girl scouting helps girls develop the courage, confidence, and character to be successful leaders today and in the future. It is an award with national standards, the GSGA represents an individual’’s accomplishments, leadership, commitment, creativity, and personal effort contributed to making their community a better place to live. Only 5% of girl scouts actually obtain this award.
Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scout of America
program. Since it’s inception in 1911, the Eagle Scout Award has been earned by over 2 million young men,. The title of Eagle Scout is held for life, thus giving rise to the phrase “Once an Eagle, always an Eagle”.
The requirements for Eagle candidate must include earning atleast 21 merit badges, and demonstrate Scout spirit through the BS oath and law, service and leadership. The candidate must create an extensive service project that the scout plans, organizes, leads, and benefits the community. This is the culmination of the Eagle Scout’s leadership training and its significant effect in the community. Only 5 percent of boys earn this award.
Some famous people who have been awarded Eagle Scout: Gerald R. Ford is the only US president; Neil Armstrong, first person to set foot on the moon; Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg; Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs; secretary of defense Robert Gates and Donald Rumsfeld; basketball hall of famer and US Senator Bill Bradley and MLB all star Shane Victorino. This trail is currently being devised and improved upon by Eagle Scout Candidate Chris Gillotte Troop 52 King St Boy Scouts of America.
Last Updated: on 7/2/2017 6:49:32 PM Pacific Daylight Time (1:49 AM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum