Taking Troop 1 Caving
Trying to cover all the youth organizations in the NSS – Mid-Appalachian Region can be challenging. Fortunately technology helps. This was the first time I’ve done a “Cave Talk” over Skype. There were a few hiccups. We’ll figure these out over time and tweak out tech. But it was still amazing to me that we can reach out distances and make a positive impression on kids. How awesome is that.
We did get them underground. We took them to a cave in the central part of Pennsylvania. As much as I try to help them understand what to expect, I think they were surprised with what they were about to do. First timers are often in awe when they first experience what lays beneath their feet. And this is why I do this. I get to see the same old cave for the first time again with every new caver we take with us.
Please watch the video and experience it with them for the first time.
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