Sunday, February 7, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoREWARD. LOST CAT: Gray and white male cat, since Nov. 13, on C.R. 429, Stockdale, wearing a silver collar. Call 512-629-2005 with any information.
*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
Lost: Female German Shepherd, 2 years old, pink collar. Lost from Hickory Hill/Great Oaks area off FM539, La Vernia on Thurs. Feb. 4 Reward! (830) 947-3465
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Senior Accounting Specialist needed in Whitsett, TX, must pass background and drug test, Quickbooks accounting experience necessary, pay based on experience, company benefits. Email resumes to teika@oscenergy.com.
Cattle secretary needed for pre-conditioning yard. Experience preferred but not required. Please fax resume to 830-393-9510.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

The 411: Youth


Local Girl Scouts survive zombie camp


Local Girl Scouts survive zombie camp
Troop 559 members from Floresville ham it up during their stay at Camp Mira Sol.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Contributed
October 2, 2013
2,275 views
Post a comment

Wilson County Girl Scouts converged on Camp Mira Sol in Waring the weekend of September 20 to attend the “How to Survive a Zombie Invasion” campout. The girls learned survival skills they can use in real-life situations while they pretended to be stalked by costumed zombies.

Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts arrived on a rainy Friday evening and watched zombie movies to set the mood. There were five girls from Troop 2532 in Poth, 12 girls from Troop 559 in Floresville, and six girls from Troop 3013 in La Vernia.

They awoke to a bright sunny Saturday morning and began the day meeting with a deputy from the Kendall County Sheriff’s Department. She taught them about personal safety and tips for staying safe while home alone. Then they began their zombie skills. They were taught how to stalk and move quietly through an area. The girls also practiced applying camouflage face paint, and each girl assembled a personal first-aid kit.

Saturday afternoon the Scouts were able to put their newly learned zombie skills to the test. They were stalked by zombies and practiced their skills at escaping zombie attacks. The object was to stay human and recover the most hidden treasures (Twinkies).

Later in the afternoon, they learned about edible plants and went out on a scavenger hunt around the camp to locate seven such edible plants. The prize was, of course, Girl Scout cookies! There was even time for the girls to go swimming in the camp pool.

The night ended with a campfire, a sing-a-long, s’mores, and star gazing, and the Girl Scouts learned about navigating using the stars and moon.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

The 411: Youth Archives


NIE school
Heavenly Touch homeEast Central Driving SchoolVoncille Bielefeld homeTriple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride Realty

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.