Local scout renovates Warren’s Boy Scout Cabin

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  • By Airman 1st Class Jason Wiese
  • 90th Missile Wing Public Affairs
A local Boy Scout, helped by volunteers from the 90th Missile Wing, is currently renovating the Boy Scout Cabin on Rogers Drive.

"The project's intent is to refinish the floor which hasn't been done in decades," explained Mark Malcolm, local Boy Scout. "Things need to be fixed here. This is a good start."

In addition to a flooring renovation, Malcolm and volunteers are also sealing the ceiling to prevent water damage.

The cabin renovation is part of Malcolm's service project required to become an eagle scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. Only four percent of Boy Scouts achieve the rank of eagle scout, Malcolm said.

"An eagle scout project is a service project that will permanently help the community," he explained.

The cabin, originally built in the 1930's, provides local Boy Scouts with a place on base to meet, and Boy Scouts traveling through Wyoming can stay in the cabin in lieu of a hotel. The 90th Force Support Squadron's Youth Center runs the Boy Scout Cabin, and they allowed Malcolm to make improvements, Malcolm said.

Many volunteers, especially from the 90th Civil Engineer Squadron, volunteered to help the renovation.

"The base really helps us a lot," Malcolm said. "They helped me plan it from the start. I thank everyone for helping so far."