Troop 501 Eagle Scouts

Andrew Jackson - 2011

Project: Recycle Bins at the World Bird Sanctuary

William "Billy" John Fisher, III - 2012

Project: Fire Truck Reading Center at Arnold Branch Library

Christopher "Blake" Hufford - 2013

Project: Flag Pole Installation and Beautification Project at New Hope United Methodist Church

Paul Morton Claeys - 2013

Project: Playground Renovation and Update; Construction and Installation of Benches at New Hope United Methodist Church's Preschool

Drew Vitello - 2014

Project: Development and Installation of interactive, 3-D, educational playground mural at New Hope United Methodist Church's Preschool

Custom Fitting Your Pack

The following illustrations will help you custom fit your backpack for comfort and endurance. It is important to understand that when backpacking, the weight of the pack should rest on your hips, not on your shoulders. The primary purpose of the shoulder straps are to keep the pack close to your back.

While the following instructions show an external-frame backpack, the instructions are relevant to both internal- and external-frame packs.

The following instructions are specific to external-frame backpacks:

The following hints for packing your backpack are applicable to all packs, internal- or external-frame backpacks:

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