Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Ladies Kayaking Day

Rosella T. did a great job of organizing a "Ladies Kayaking Day". We had a fun time kayaking in Lake Woodlands then having lunch afterwards. A fantastic day! Thanks Rosella!

5th Grade Farewell

Justin's 5th grade class had a "5th grade Farewell". It was an awards assembly to recognize all their accomplishments throughout their elementary years. Justin was recognized with a Safety Patrol award, a Science Fair medal and a Writing Wonders award. Safety Patrol for helping take down the flag and make sure kids made it to their cars/busses; Science Fair for Science Fair participation; and Writing Wonders for writing for the school newspaper. We are proud of our (soon-to-be) 6th grader! Ignore the "subtitle goes here" flag. I tried to correct it, but my computer is not letting me.

Inks Lake Campout

Mike and Justin went camping with Justin's Scout Troop in May. They spent the weekend in Inks Lake camping, caving and swimming. This is the inside of one of the caves.
On the way back, they stopped at Whataburger for dinner and met up with a biking group. One of the bikers said he had made Eagle Scout when he was in Scouts and he was still able to recite the Scout Pledge/Oath. They had their pictures taken together and the bikers let the boys sit on their bikes for pictures.
Liking the bike!

End of the Year Cub Scout Picnic

The End of the year picnic for Jarin's Cub Scout Pack was held at a local park. Mike arranged for Life Flight to come and show their helicopter to the boys. Unfortunately Mike and Justin were camping that weekend out of town, but I was able to go and enjoy the fun with Jarin. He officially became a Wolf Cub on June 1st!

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Shuttle Day

Yet another end of the year activity at school! Shuttle Day! It was a fun day. I spent the morning inside the shuttle taking blood pressures and pulses. In the afternoon there was an assembly with singing, slide shows and several guest speakers. T'was a fun day for our Austin Astronauts!

Shuttle Day-5th Grade Austin Elem. from Traci Kujath on Vimeo.

5th Grade Talent Show act

The 5th graders did a great job this year with their Talent Show act. I helped on the committee to pull this act off. We decided on a 50's theme complete with an Elvis. The kids danced and sang to "Yakety Yak, We go Together, and Rock around the Clock". After several rehearsals, the kids pulled it off! Justin had a lead role as a boy in the first part.

Talent Show 2010-5th grade act from Traci Kujath on Vimeo.

Folding table

Justin made this camp table for his Carpentry Merit Badge for Scouts. There are no nails in it. It's made exclusively from dowels. It folds nicely as well.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Fishing Derby 2010

Jarin's Cub Scout Pack had a fishing derby in May. He had fun and caught the largest bass at the derby.

Fishing Derby-Pack 1680 from Traci Kujath on Vimeo.

Easter 2010

We had a great Easter. The kids dyed eggs. The bunny brought them baskets. We had a potluck after mtg. and the kids hunted eggs. A great day!!

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Duck feeding-April 2010

On some nights we go back to our lake in the back of the subdivision and feed the ducks. This past week, we've gotten to feed 4 little babies as well!

Spring Break in San Antonio

We had a great time in San Antonio over Spring Break this year.

San Antonio Spring Break 2010 from Traci Kujath on Vimeo.

Justin's Enchanted Rock campout

Unfortunately Mike or I weren't able to go to this campout, but it looks like he had fun with his Troop.

Enchanted Rock-February campout from Traci Kujath on Vimeo.

February Scout happenings

Jarin's Pack had it's Blue & Gold Banquet and Justin's Troop had their Court of Honor in February.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

At last...a post! Backpacking trip; February 2010

A few random shots of Justin's backpacking trip that his Troop took in February. This was his first trip with his Troop! These are not in order...
Camping by a lake
Hiking to their campsite for the night
Before they left
Counting heads before the hike
Justin (center) with some Scout friends
Hiking through the woods