Truckee youth latest in family to earn Eagle Scout rank
TRUCKEE, calif. — Wulfe Ropke Retzlaff of Truckee Troop 267 earned his Eagle rank on Oct. 21.
Eagle Scout is the highest rank earned by a Boy Scout and requires the completion of rank advancements, merit badges, an Eagle Scout Service Project, and the demonstration of Scout Spirit, personal fitness, good character and good citizenship in everyday life.
For his Eagle project, Wulfe led his Troop in constructing a trail and a bench, and making and installing signs for a dog walk at the new animal shelter for the town of Truckee and Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.
Wulfe is a 15-year-old sophomore at Truckee High School. His final Board of Review was conducted by Kent Hanson, Ron Turner and Erik Beyer of the Nevada Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Wulfe will have a Court of Honor in Truckee on June 6, 2015. Wulfe is the newest Eagle Scout from Truckee Troop 267, joining his brothers, Stein and Thor, as Eagles.
Troop 267 is very active in the Truckee area with service projects, camping, hiking, biking, skiing, white-water rafting and other outdoor activities.