Lindenwood Turns 25 and Celebrates Boy Scout Contributions 

To honor area scouts and to thank them for their ongoing care of Lindenwood Nature Preserve, the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department invites Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, as well as their families, to attend Lindenwood’s 25th anniversary celebration. Any boy interested in scouting is also invited to attend this free event. The celebration will take place at Lindenwood Nature Preserve, 600 Lindenwood Avenue, on Saturday,November 3, 10 am –12 pm.  If you are a Boy Scout or a Scout leader, please make plans to attend this celebration.

The day will feature the following events:

·         Blacksmithing demo by the Maumee Valley Blacksmiths

·         Geo Caching demo by Kevin Morse

·         Cub Scout Badge Workshops by Lindenwood Naturalist

·         Campfire with hot dogs, drink and chips provided by Lindenwood Nature Preserve to all participating Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and their family members. 

This is a FREE event open to all scouts and any boy interested in scouting, from first grade through age 18, but those who plan to attend do need to register at www.fortwayneparks.org.

Throughout the years, various Boy Scout troops have improved trails, added bridges over small creek beds, constructed decks at the pond, put up information kiosks, built tool sheds and much more.

“Thanks to all the Eagle Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts for all their time and effort,” said Tony Acosta, Supervisor of Outdoor Recreation. “Lindenwood visitors certainly benefit from all you have done.”

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