Sea Base Out Island Adventure 2007 Part 4

1 February 2008 | 5:17 | Sea Base | Comments Off on Sea Base Out Island Adventure 2007 Part 4

Saturday, July 28th         We woke early and started separating island gear from travel gear before assembling for Colors, grace and breakfast, after which we packed up the rest of our gear.  Everything not going on the island would be packed in our suitcases and stowed in large wooded lockers under one of the buildings.  […]



Sea Base Out Island Adventure 2007 Part 3

1 February 2008 | 5:14 | Sea Base | Comments Off on Sea Base Out Island Adventure 2007 Part 3

Friday, July 27th                                                                                                              Mrs. Lep woke us up early again for Breakfast at Mangrove Mikes Café & Bakery.  I think they truly appreciated 16 more hungry diners two days in a row. While we ate several machines at the Laundromat across the street were active washing and drying our crew t-shirts and other […]



Sea Base Out Island Adventure 2007 Part 2

1 February 2008 | 4:58 | Sea Base | Comments Off on Sea Base Out Island Adventure 2007 Part 2

Thursday – July 26th                                                                                                                            Mrs. Lep woke us early for breakfast, as she is known to do.  Showered and dressed in “B” shirts we wandered over to Mangrove Mikes Café & Bakery, the diner next to the motel, for standard breakfast fare.  After breakfast we packed day packs and headed toward Key West.                                                                                                                 The […]



Sea Base Out Island Adventure 2007 Part 1

1 February 2008 | 4:55 | Sea Base | Comments Off on Sea Base Out Island Adventure 2007 Part 1

Sea Base 2007   Crew 1 Advisors: Mr. MacBride, Mrs. Leporati Crew 1:  Cory Gamble(Crew Leader), Andrew MacBride, Lauren MacBride, Kristen MacBride and Billy MacBride, Cate Quiqley   Crew 2 Advisors: Mr. Pancoast, Jenna Rowan Crew 2:  Shane Rowan(Crew Leader), Elise Leporati, Andrew Leporati, Donald Pancoast, Dan MacMillan and Ian MacMillan     July 25th […]



Jerome Smith (Wyoming)

11 October 2007 | 13:42 | William Graefe | Comments Off on Jerome Smith (Wyoming)

Out here in Wyoming news arrives a little slower, like the lifestyle. Today I learned of the passing of a Fine man.     The poem below, Called High Flight, was written by a British pilot during the Battle of Britain     How lucky I was, and My two sons John and Bill, to be touched by the […]



Jack Leitmeyer (Harleysville, PA)

9 October 2007 | 15:30 | William Graefe | Comments Off on Jack Leitmeyer (Harleysville, PA)

To the Graefe family,   I was deeply disappointed to see in my mail today that Bill Graefe had passed away, and the memorial service had already passed.  I would have loved to have been there.  I have fond memories of my years in scouting, and I am convinced that whatever leadership skills I have today […]



Al Bincarousky III (Bud) Kipling, NC

25 September 2007 | 15:41 | William Graefe | Comments Off on Al Bincarousky III (Bud) Kipling, NC

Troop 160 was truly blessed to have had Bill Graefe as a friend and a leader. Mr. Graefe was a true gentleman and a wonderful influence. I was very lucky to have met and been mentored by Mr. Graefe. My prayers go out to his family.   Al Bincarousky III (Bud) Kipling, NC



TAMMIE, KASEY, AND ANDREW JONES (WYOMING, PA)

5 September 2007 | 15:14 | William Graefe | Comments Off on TAMMIE, KASEY, AND ANDREW JONES (WYOMING, PA)

WE ARE SO SORRY OF THE LOSS OF SUCH A GREAT MAN. HE WILL BE TRULY MISSED. POPPOP ALWAYS HAD THE ROOM LAUGHING AND SMILING WITH HIS GREAT STORIES. OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY ARE WITH ALL OF THE FAMILY. MAY GOD BLESS EACH ONE OF YOU.   TAMMIE, KASEY, AND ANDREW JONES (WYOMING, PA) 



Frederick J. Howard (Albany, GA)

5 September 2007 | 15:08 | William Graefe | Comments Off on Frederick J. Howard (Albany, GA)

I am sorry for your loss and pray the Lord will heal your hearts with the kindness Bill shared with so many. For the many scouts of Troop 160 there will always be a warm glow in each heart that our life was touched by Bill Graefe. The world is a better place because he […]



Joe Grum (Philadephia PA)

5 September 2007 | 15:06 | William Graefe | Comments Off on Joe Grum (Philadephia PA)

     “Bill Graefe, oh so special and one of a kind.  Bill’s very being has touched the lives of so many boys and men and will continue to do so when these boys become men.       Whenever I needed guidance regarding a treasury support item I would talk to Mr.Graefe (Mr.Giraffe) and he always put […]