Above, Brian Karolkowski of Shelton, CEO of Survivor Cords Etc., shows his products to Boy Scout Michael Camiglio, 10, at the Mohegan School fall festival.

The bracelets are made from military-issue 550 Paracord, with up to 20 feet of cord in each bracelet that can be unraveled to instantly have a section of strong rope for various uses. Michael is a member of Shelton’s Boy Scout Troop 28 and attends Perry Hill School. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

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The festival included vendors, bake sale, games and prizes, face painting, a dunk booth, bounce houses, Dad’s Food Truck, raffles, and other activities.

The Oct. 4 festival was open to the public as well as the school community.