Canada 12 June: Blaine, WA - Surrey, BC

Peace Run at the Hands Across the Border

This Sunday we were invited to participate in Hands Across the Border, an annual meeting of scouts from the USA and Canada. Since 1937, the event has featured a parade and meeting of scouts from the two countries. The meeting takes place at the Peace Arch, a scenic border crossing on the shores of the Boundary Bay.

This year’s program included a treasure hunt and our tent was included as one of the locations.

Keeping the flags from flying away

Girl Scouts learning about Peace Run.

Future Peace Keepers

Moni describing when the Peace Run will come through the Peace Arch in 2 weeks.

Young at heart and leading a new generation of scouts.

Canada and America - all one family.

Face painting optional

Handing out trading cards featuring Peace Art and Peace Runners.

Treasure Hunters filling out their answers.

Tacoma Scouts

Showing detailed route for the Peace Run through Pacific Northwest

Contemplating which of the 2000 pictures to delete (oh God, why did I take so many pictures!?)

Mission accomplished!!!

Scout Parade commences.

Raising of the flags above the quote:
"Brethern Dwelling Together in Unity"