CHEWSVILLE -Glen Davis dangled a wiggling rubber snake in the air.
"This is the very snake I put in Neil Herchenrother's sleeping bag ... in the summer of 1967," Davis recalled. "He got out of there very fast."
The young Boy Scouts of Troop 62 had been at Camp Sinoquipe near Mercersburg, Pa.
Davis, 53, who grew up in Hagerstown and now lives in Fredericksburg, Va., joined past and present Scouts, area dignitaries and community members on Saturday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Boy Scout Troop 62 at the Chewsville Community Center.
Rob Storer, 57, of Hagerstown, whose son, Josiah Storer, is part of the 42-member troop, coordinated the event. Features included a silent auction with new and antique scouting gear; a slide show depicting troop activities throughout the decades; a "then-and-now" camping exhibit comparing a 1950s campsite - complete with a 48-star U.S. flag - with a modern-day site; and displays of Troop 62 memorabilia, including pictures, badges, patches and equipment.