Varsity Scouts from Team 6640 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of the Mesquite 6th Ward traveled to California for summer camp, staying at Malibu State Park.
The scouts, ages 14-15, were Mern Hafen, Adam Teschner, Nathan and Lorin Reber, Cameron and Dacen Cox and Bobbie Pulver.
They went deep-sea fishing on a boat named the “Tetuga” catching sand bass, mackerel and red snappers. Nathan was excited to catch the largest fish, a red snapper about a foot or more weighting 7-8lbs. Adam also caught a big fish. Back at camp they cooked their catch completing some requirements for earning their fishing merit badge.
They went to the Angel Stadium for the Angels’ baseball game on Mormon night. The announcer introduced several missionaries and told about the LDS church and their service to the community. One of the LDS missionaries threw out the opening pitch of the game. The scouts were excited to see the Angels’ win against the Tigers, 2-1.
The scouts also went to the Santa Monica pier and went swimming in the ocean at Malibu Beach.
The scouts said the most memorable experience was going to the Los Angeles Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Their leaders were Rob Pulver, Dave Everitt David Teschner and Aaron Baker.