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Paraguay 33 Presente!

Paraguay Troop 33 was present at the annual Exploradores camp!! 
 
A group of 45 children/adults traveled 6 hours this past weekend to the national "Exploradores Camparama" in Aregua.  This is Maria's first time to camp and she was so excited!
 It was our job to set up camp before the kids arrived.  At least we didn't forget the poles, like at this camp
 There is nothing like camp to make memories!
The troop had to make their own living quarters.  This was their creative way to store the tools.
Here's commander Norberto testing out the port-o-pot!
 
 The troop had great food to eat, thanks to some parents who came on board.  Here, they're eating chicken and rice. 
 The troop even won the cooking contest for best guiso, which is like a beef stew with rice! Ours is pictured far right.
Our troop in formation; we had the biggest turn out of any troop in the country!
They played games, had Bible study and worked on their survival skills
 One of our campers was chosen as the "Camper of the Week" for the entire Camparama.  When he found out, he was so happy he began to cry.  Can you see the look of pride on our leader, Hugo's face? 

A special thanks to some donors who helped pay for one child's camp fees and for help with the bus rental.  There is always a rich return when you invest in the lives of children. 

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