He follows in the footsteps of his brother Nicolas Van Alfen, who helped construct a new pier at the park for his Eagle Scout project earlier this year. Josh belongs to Troop 110, chartered out of the LDS Church in Hingham and comprised of kids all over the South Shore.
Scoutmaster Vernon Harrison Sr. and his sons helped on the project, along with the following supporters, sent from Josh's mom Karen Van Alfen:
Stephen Harrison-his dad Vernon
Sam Mercer-his dad Eric
Riley Westergard-his dad Rob
Scott Gregory--his dad Colin
Ben Letham, Mark Harrop