Local Boy Scout Troop members travel the country

Scouts and leaders from Housatonic Council Boy Scout Troop 3 Derby, and exchange Scouts from Derby, England; Peterborough, England and Limerick, Ireland, recently returned from a three-week cross country camping adventure.

The troop includes Scouts and leaders from Shelton.

The crew of 19 flew to Los Angeles and then traveled with the TrekAmerica touring company back to Derby, covering more than 4,300 miles, while visiting natural and national monuments of the United States.

Participating Scout members

Scouts who participated included James Chopak, James Cobaugh, Jason Edwards, Matthew Edwards, Julian Gilloren, Justin Patten, Adam Sroka and Joe Szewczyk.

Troop 3 leaders were Bill McDonnell, John Spinetti and Brian Welch.

Boy Scout Troop 3 meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Derby 2nd Congregational Church, 136 Elizabeth St. For more information call 203-732-0343.