Lindsay Ferretti Becomes Darien’s First Female Eagle Scout

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In a first for Darien Scouting, Lindsay Ferretti was honored Sunday as Darien’s first female Eagle Scout. — an announcement from Darien Scouts

Lindsay has always been involved in community service, as an altar server at St. John Church, a volunteer at Person-to-Person, and even helping rebuild a home in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. After just a few weeks in Troop 219, Lindsay was chosen to be the senior patrol leader as the girls attended their first week ever at Camp Sequassen summer camp. For her Eagle project, Lindsay lead a team painting over 50 yellow fire hydrant locater markings on telephone poles to aid firefighters in quickly locating the closest hydrant in an emergency.

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Darien Scouting Open House at Andrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin

You can come learn about scouting in Darien at a fun, interactive open house from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, Oct. 2. — an announcement from Darien Scouting

Families are invited to stop by the Andrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin at 140 West Ave. to see the scouts in action, participate in hands-on activities, and learn more about the Darien Scouting program. Darien Scouting programs include Cub Scouts for boys and girls in Kindergarten through Grade 5, separate boy and girl Scout BSA troops for Grades 5 to 12, and a co-ed STEM Venture Crew for high schoolers interested in the STEM fields.