08/02/2010 02:00 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Boy Scouts Hold 100th Anniversary Sleepover In Times Square

Twelve boy scouts took a break from their wooded camp grounds, and set up camp in Times Square.

46,000 scouts, volunteers, and leaders were expected to make it out to the primary celebration, an 100th anniversary "jamboree" in Virginia.

But Troop 36 of Rockland County opted to honor the milestone in the Big Apple, staying out in Times Square for 24 straight hours.

Take a look at how they brought their rustic techniques to the ultimate urban environment: