St. Joseph Lodge No. 970 held an outdoor 3rd degree at Camp Robert Drake, near Fairmount, Illinois. Several areas Scouters/Masons participated in the degree, several in Scout uniform. Past Grand Master Terry Seward conferred the degree upon the candidate. Over 30 Masons attended. This was the first known Masonic degree to be held at the Camp.
Camp Drake is celebrating 81 years of service to Scouts in the Prairielands Council.