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Venturers Participate in After Dark Program
Houston County Courier - November 2008
Eleven members of Venture Crew 419 recently participated in the third annual Exploring/Venturing After Dark.
This year’s event was held in Tyler on Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 25-26.
The program is a progressive lock-in with various stops in the 6 p.m. – 6 a.m. time block.
This year’s event featured roller skating, bowling, cope activities and a special Combat Challenge sponsored by the Tyler Fire Department.
The Combat Challenge is a grueling course involving a five-story sprint, 50 -foot vertical rope haul, sledgehammer slam, fire hose drag, and dummy drag.
Local Venture Crew members attending the After Dark program were Bradley McLendon, David Cochran, Evan Currie, Tabitha Cook, Jay Maxwell, Melissa Haeckler, Chris Clark, Abby Hobson, Shaley Craycraft, Bill Kennedy and Carlton Shartle.