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Cold camping: Boy Scout Troop 153 does Klondike Derby for the first time

This photo shows Boy Scout Troop 153 Scouts and adults inside and warm at the Klondike Derby last month at Camp OH-DA-KO-TA near Burlington, Wis. But January camping was outside and cold. Members are Assistant Scoutmasters Kevin Riley, Don Heelein, Tom Dillon, Stevie Wirkuty, and Henry Klich and Scouts Jacob Fifer, Zach Micho, Logan Riley, Cooper Brown, Charlie Burns, Simon Dillon, Tim Nellessen, and Kyle Klich. (Courtesy photo)
In January, with that temperature at one degree above zero and a wind chill of minus 16 degrees, five adult leaders and seven Boy Scouts from Troop 153 went camping […]
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