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Galveston Life Scout is seeking partners in Eagle Scout project
by Collin Sommerville
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

My name is Collin, and I am a Life Scout in the Boy Scouts of America program in Troop 123.  I was thinking of what to do for my final step towards becoming an Eagle Scout: The Eagle Scout Project. I have always liked animals, as I have two dogs at home, and I wanted to do something to benefit dogs. One day, I finally had the idea to build a dog agility course at Lindale Dog Park in Galveston TX, the city I live in.

Eagle Scout ProjectA dog agility course is a great way to spice up an ordinary dog park. A regular field of grass becomes a nice playground for dogs to run and jump around in, providing them with both a great and fun way to exercise. Dog owners benefit from this too, as they exercise alongside their canine friends. In addition, a good amount of people train their dogs to run on such a course competitively.

Let us be honest; everyone loves dogs. I am building the agility course for both dogs and people alike. Plenty of people in Galveston would like a dog agility course built in one of the dog parks. However, equipment for such a course is quite expensive.  There are also tools, concrete, and mulch to account for as well.

So, I need you to help bridge that gap so that I, along with other Scouts in my Troop, can build one.

Click here for the project flyer and contact information:
http://www.guidrynews.com/18June/17718EagleScoutFlyer.pdf

Thank you so much in advance for your support. Every little bit helps!

Collin Sommerville
Galveston, TX.




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