When asked by that troop’s scout master what I was doing, I admitted that I had gotten lost while bird watching. I told him I was with troop 78. When we got back to their base camp, this scout master was able to make contact with my scout master, Elvin, and after some series of communications between both troops I was re-united with my troop 78.
*For whatever it is worth my statement regarding the Comite was challenged on Facebook. Here is that exchange: