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Boy Scouts Adventure Camp (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-08-01

Duration: 00:06:24

Subjects: ATCHAFALAYA BASIN | BOY SCOUTS | Nature | Environment


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Woldt, Ian Photographer


This segment from the August 1, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit to the Atchafalaya Swamp Base Adventure Trek. Whinham reports that more than 200 Boy Scouts from around the nation traveled to the Atchafalaya Swamp this summer to participate in a six-day, sixty-mile kayaking and camping trip. He interviews: Ben Pierce, the director of Atchafalaya Swamp Base; Parker South, a Boy Scout from Crowley, Texas; Steve Beyt, the scout master of Troop 554 in Crowley, Texas; and Romy “Skip” Adnaya, the program director of Atchafalaya Swamp Base. Host: Shauna Sanford