Staff Photos: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith Nathan Powell, 9, a student at Middle Ridge Elementary School, peers over the shoulder of his friend, J.B. Smith, who is home-schooled, at the roly polys, fire ant and centipede that they have captured. The boys are taking part in the Yellow River District Boy Scout Camp at Salem Campground this week. The insects are part of activities needed to earn a natural activity pin.

Staff Photos: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith Nathan Powell, 9, a student at Middle Ridge Elementary School, peers over the shoulder of his friend, J.B. Smith, who is home-schooled, at the roly polys, fire ant and centipede that they have captured. The boys are taking part in the Yellow River District Boy Scout Camp at Salem Campground this week. The insects are part of activities needed to earn a natural activity pin.

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Ryan Jones, 9, examines some type of bug he's captured on the end of his tweezers. Ryan and his two siblings are taking part in the Yellow River District Boy Scout Camp this week, which provides an opportunity for Cub Scouts to earn belt loops and pins.

A day camp for Cub Scouts is under way this week at Salem Campground.