El Cerrito: Longtime Scout camp volunteer leads by example

By SARAH ROHRS | MediaNews, Vallejo Times-Herald

EL CERRITO — Filling up his daily calendar with local volunteer gigs is no big deal for longtime resident George Fosselius.

And neither are recycling, gardening, composting and hauling Styrofoam to the El Cerrito Recycling Center.

These are things everyone should do, he insists repeatedly.

Good stewardship of the earth, giving to the community and passing on what he’s learned in life all come together at a special spot for Fosselius — the Boy Scouts’ Camp Herms.

Long time community volunteer and Boy Scout advocate and leader George Fosselius at the Boy Scouts’ Camp Herms found on a hill above Arlington Boulevard in El Cerrito. In the background young Scouts at a day camp are learning how to tie knots.

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