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Scouts kick off season with car rally

September 16, 2020


On Monday around 6 p.m. near the North Battleford Library, the 2nd North Battleford Scouts group held their annual car rally. It’s a popular annual event usually held in the spring, and normally it is held indoors. But, according to scout leader William Picard, the spring event was postponed and the decision was made to take it outdoors, largely to make it easier for people to maintain social distancing guidelines for COVID-19. About 20 Beavers, Cubs, and Scouts were on hand racing vehicles they built in each age group. The Beavers built “beaver buggies,” the Cubs raced “cub cars” while the Scouts raced big trucks. Picard said the event served as a way to kick off the start of the new Scouts season.


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