Waynedale Outdoors Guide

Enjoy outdoors activities like gardening, camping, hiking and more? This section is for you! These articles contain the latest local outdoors news and entertainment from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana area.

THE 30th INDIANA CIVIL WAR VOLUNTEERS

THE 30th INDIANA CIVIL WAR VOLUNTEERS WANTS YOU!

We need you to invite us to your Scout meetings. If you would like to learn more about Civil War History or more about what we do as re-enactors, give us a call. We would be glad to come and talk about the different aspects of the way we camp and have fun at this hobby. Our members include Infantry, Medical, Navy, and Civilian re-enactors. We also know a few people who man cannons and other impressions. If you are interested to have us come and...

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PURE FISHING Teams Up With The BSA
PURE FISHING has been named the exclusive fishing tackle provider for the 2010 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree, celebrating 100 years of the Boy Scout organization.
PURE FISHING will operate educational exhibits such as the Berkley Power Bait Fish Tank, a fishing line knot tester, casting technique demonstrations and an Eco Conservation Display. Scouts can earn a one-of-a-kind special issue Fish Hook Lake Patch by catching a fish during the Jamboree....

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WHAT ARE SOME TIP$ THAT $AVE?
Always have several rolls of toilet paper stashed around like in the glove compartment, chuck box, car door pockets, trunk, coat pocket, toilet kit, and cupboard. At the cabin, install a towel rack with a removable rod that can be filled with several rolls of toilet paper. Excess? Do it and we’ll let you be the judge after camping all summer. I find that if you let a roll of paper dwindle down to about half size at home and then replace it with a full roll that the...

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If you have seen “organic” looking bags hanging on your trees and shrubs, or even in your grass, they are most likely bagworm. During the fall season those bags are filled with hundreds of eggs that winter over and hatch in the spring, usually around late May and early June. The fact that they are filled with eggs in the fall is the reason that spraying now is not the best time. Spraying during the spring, after they hatch will give you the best results. For now, simply hand-pick the bags and...

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SOMETHING I’VE LEARNED OVER MANY YEARS OF KAMPIN’
(One of the things anyway.)
When you do things enough times you learn where the short cuts are and how to incorporate them to make camp life easier and you’ll find that the way you are doing things doesn’t always go ‘by-the-book so to speak. Some of the go-by-the-book things are by-the-book because the person who wrote the current book copied it from the last person who wrote the book and he copied from the first person that wrote the book. One...

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SCOUTS NEED EMPTY TOILET PAPER/PAPER TOWEL ROLLS

The Cub Scouts in the Waynedale area are in need of the cardboard rolls that come in toilet paper and paper towels. Save them and turn them in to THE WAYNEDALE NEWS office at 2700 Lower Huntington Road or at Calvary United Methodist Church at 6301 Winchester Road. The Scouts are using them for a summer project at their day camp. They are also in need of clean, empty, plastic 2-Liter pop bottles – these will be used in making water...

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