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Barrie-area scouts take on unique new challenge

February 01, 2022

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers and Rovers across central Ontario will be tasked with learning a new skill this month.

Scouts Canada is kicking off its 'Claim the Flame' event to encourage youth to learn a new winter skill as temperatures remain below freezing.

"Scouts is all about getting outdoors and having new adventures to help better prepare young people for success in the world," said Jason Gingrich, the First Kempenfelt Scouter.

For the next four weeks, participants will use teamwork, creativity, and ingenuity skills to get through the weekly challenges.

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