Klondike Derby comes to Castine
Phi Epsilon, Maine Maritime Academy’s chapter of Alpha Phi Omega, hosted its 48th annual Klondike Derby, with 211 Boy Scouts and troop leaders from all over Maine on campus for two days. Troops participated in a sledding derby where they completed tasks at checkpoints to demonstrate skills gained through scouting. This year the tasks were fire-starting, shelter-building, knot tying, plant identification, orienteering, and first aid. Volunteers from Alpha Phi Omega’s Omicron Iota Chapter (Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and Maine Maritime Academy’s drill team assisted with the event.