FIRTH â€” The Rise Up 2013 Encampment, Celebrating 100 Years of Scouting in the LDS Church, kicks off next Wednesday.Â Over 10,500 youth and adults are registered.Â
"After nearly 2 years of planning we are excited that the event is finally here," said Brian Porter, Director of Support Service, Boy Scouts of America, Grand Teton Council.
Workers from Signature Party Rental from Idaho Falls were on site Friday erecting the dining hall tent. The tent is 40 feet wide, 75 feet long and 10 feet high.
THOMAS â€” Books and robots. What could be more fun?
The Live Wire Robotics team read books and showed off two robots to summer readers at the Snake River School/Community Library Wednesday.
â€śWe are hoping to host a Lego robotic camp at the Snake River Library later this summer,â€ť said Live Wire Robotics member Dirk Stahlecker. A date is yet to be set.
Stahlecker will be a sophomore at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(MIT) in Cambridge, Mass., this fall. â€śIâ€™m sure my participation with robotics was instrumental in my getting a scholarship to MIT,â€ť he said.