Racine Scouts’ Hold 80th Birthday Bash

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Dubbed “a full 80 years in the making,” the Racine Scouts organization created a party atmosphere this past weekend on May 27, by plying fans with cake, ice cream, and an afternoon of corps music to celebrate longevity against the odds – a birthday dating back to 1927. Considered America’s oldest, continually competitive junior drum and bugle corps and music scouting group, the Racine Scouts were organized in 1927 as Troop 14.

Under clear skies, an honor guard and the Racine Boy Scout Corps kicked off the musical festivities entering Case High School’s Hammes Field in Racine, Wis. Back after several years’ absence, the Racine Boy Scout Corps, wearing khaki Boy Scout uniforms, performed a selection of patriotic tunes.

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Posted by on Wednesday, May 30th, 2007. Filed under DCI World.