Oljato Stories: Attacked in the Tent

A true story from Troop 14 at Camp Oljato in summer 2007.

As the Scouts were getting ready for bed, I heard a yell from inside one of the tents, followed by some scuffling and “Mr. Underwood, I think we have a problem!” I asked what sort of problem, but just heard more muffled thumps, then things quieted down. “Did you take care of it?” “It was a nickel.”

As I reconstructed it, the Scout slid into his sleeping bag and his bare foot touched a cold nickel. I’m not sure what he thought it was, but it scared him. He jumped out and stomped the nickel until it wasn’t dangerous.

I’m just glad it wasn’t a quarter.

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