BlogSummitCorps Scouts Raise Money With Patches

Posted on September 24, 2011 by

Throughout the month of July, Arrowmen from around the country traveled to West Virginia for the biggest youth project in National Park Service history: SummitCorps.

Suitcase full of patches

Where do you keep your patches? (Photo by midnightcomm/Flickr Creative Commons)

They came to build miles of trails, but ended up making an even bigger impact on the community. About $15,000 bigger.

Each week of SummitCorps brought with it a new group of Arrowmen, and with them a new batch of patches. At the end of each week, Arrowmen held a patch auction to sell their precious collectibles in order to raise money for local organizations.

The auctions proved to be a huge success raising $15,357.50 which was then split between 7 different organizations.

Here’s the breakdown:

Patches

Would you pay that much to get your hands on a 2013 National Jamboree Patch?

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