Big I experienced his first Boy Scout Camporee last weekend. I just now downloaded the pics. Big I had a blast rambling everywhere and seeing everything.
Here are a few shots of our afternoon and evening out with the scouts.
Hanging out with Daddy. (Check out Craig's spiffy new glasses with the transitions lenses. Coastal Contacts worked great.)
Setting up camp.
Testing out the new chair.
First time fishing.
A real live one with Grandpa.
Crazy hair in the rain.
One thing I didn't get pics of is Craig and I as judges for the dutch oven cooking competition. It was difficult with all those yummy dishes. Big I helped too and clamored for 'bites' if we were taking too long in between tastings.
We were all set-up to camp but then it began to rain pretty steadily during campfire. Craig's dad, a wise and experienced scouter, pointed out that it just wasn't a good night to camp. Especially since we only had our (very awesome, but still small) 2-man backpacking tent for the three of us. (To avoid such a problem in the future this has now been ordered thanks for a nice REI coupon. We are eagerly awaiting it's delivery.) So, disappointed, we packed it up in the rain and headed home.
Big I zonked out almost immediately and slept until after 8 the next morning.