Brownie Troop 98

The reverse of this image states: “BROWNIE TROOP 98 – Carundu, Canal Zone – 1963” . Please help us confirm this information.02-38-13-2_0001Do you recognize anyone in this image? Can you confirm that they are brownie scouts?
Where is this image taking place? What is the object in the middle? Are they celebrating something?

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