MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There was a big celebration in Minneapolis today for a 100th Anniversary.
Boy Scout Troop 33 is now a century old, which makes it one of the longest operating troops in the country.READ MORE: University of Minnesota Will Require Proof Of Vaccination For Employees
Today, the troop celebrated with a cookout at Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Minneapolis.
They also filled a time capsule with a note for future Scouts for the 125th anniversary.READ MORE: Buffalo Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 18-Month-Old
The troop leader says it’s an active group.
“We like to keep the activity level high, keep the boys interested,” said Mike Hess, Cub Master for Pack 33. “Now with the Cub Scouts opening to girls, we’ll be enrolling girls this fall as well, so really getting the whole family involved more than we did before with Cub Scouts.”MORE NEWS: Minneapolis Residents Can Submit Proposals For City Redistricting With New Online Tool
Troop 33 and an affiliate group, Troop 100, have produced almost 500 Eagle Scouts.