Boy Scouts in Charlottesville Help Clean Up the Community
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -
Boy scouts on a hike around Charlottesville are helping clean-up their community along the way.
Scoutmaster Jeff Monroe led fifteen boy scouts from troop 128 on a hike of the entire Rivanna Trail Sunday. He also put the scouts to work picking up litter along the trail.
"We've been walking around, we've been doing a 20 mile hike around Rivanna Trail, this is our fourth year doing it, we also do, a couple of competitions, we have some people that have done it like, four years in a row," John Shelton, Troop 128.
The scouts will have their names added to the troop's Rivanna Trail honor roll which recognizes each scout who completes the 20 mile trek.
Sign Up for Email Alerts
Sign up to receive news, weather, and breaking news emails from the NBC29 newsroom in your inbox daily.