Boy Scouts Get the Facts on Merit Badge Day

Photo courtesy Gayle Hagegard
Local Boy Scouts who enjoyed learning from KABC-TV meteorologist Dallas Raines include (front row, from left) Noah Park, Samuel Myers, Theo Lee and Elliott Lee. Back: Jack Myers, Benjamin Park, Sanjith Cherumandanda, Dylan Ghezzo, Raines, Luke Myers and John Klapmust.

Four La Cañada Flintridge Boy Scout troops, which are part of the Greater Los Angeles Area Council’s Rose Bowl district, held a Merit Badge Day at La Cañada High School. More than 100 boys gathered to take one of 12 classes offered by counselors from the various troops.
The classes allowed the boys to explore various careers and hobbies, led by experts in the fields. The weather class was treated to a visit and discussion with KABC-TV meteorologist Dallas Raines, who not only discussed the field of meteorology but also the history of the climate on our continent.
Participating Troops include La Cañada Flintridge Boy Scout troops, Merit Badge Day at La Cañada High School, KABC-TV meteorologist Dallas Raines, . Merit badges included animation, automotive maintenance, coin collecting, crime prevention, dog care, fingerprinting, law, medicine, moviemaking, music, radio and weather.

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