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1st Hastings Scouts Learn to Build a Quinzhee

February 22, 2021

by Sue Dickens | trenthillsnow.com 

Do you know how to build a quinzhee?

Well the 1st Hastings Scouting group does and they did just that this past Saturday in the town park.

A quinzhee is a Canadian snow shelter that is made from a large pile of loose snow which is shaped then hollowed.

This skill that the youth will be learning will go towards their  Outdoor Adventure Skills achievements.

The Scouts, a co-ed group servicing Hastings, Norwood, Campbellford and the surrounding areas have been assembling in the park’s northwest corner regularly since last September.

 

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