>Sunday Blah Blah

>

Today the Scouting Blogosphere has been pretty quiet,  Been working on the next podcast.  We are going to be talking about Den Chiefs, training Den Chiefs, and how Den Chiefs benefit your unit.  Well we are talking about Den Chiefs anyway…
If you do have a good Den Chief program in your unit I would encourage you to check out the online Den Chief training at Scouting.org (http://www.scouting.org/Training/Youth/DenChefTraining.aspx)
We have used them in my Troop and it is important to make sure an get the right Scout in the position of Den Chief.  Well, I won’t post to much about it.. you’ll have to listen to the show when it comes out Wednesday.
Having a weekend that was not really dedicated to Scouts was kind of nice this weekend, don’t get me wrong, I am not saying that in a bad way.  It was nice to spend the weekend with my boys.
I went to breakfast with my youngest this morning, it was great to just sit and talk.  He and his brother are getting close to earning their Eagle Award.  They are good young men.
Monday we will have a Troop meeting, the focus will be on the upcoming camp out and preparation for the Cross over we are doing on Saturday.  The guys in the Troop put together a team, mostly OA members and they always do a nice job.  We ordered more troop hats to give to the new Scouts.  The price went up this year, not sure what to think about that, it is still reasonable, I guess that is a sign of the times.
I have been having an ongoing discussion with a few parents of the Troop on attendance at Courts of Honor.  The Courts of Honor are great events and yet there has been a trend in the last two years of declining attendance at the COHs.  I am not sure why, even Scouts that are due to receive awards, merit badges and rank are failing to show up.  Well, I am sure we will crack that nut. I’m not overly concerned about it, I just want the Scouts to participate and enjoy their time in Scouting.
OK, that’s enough rambling for now.  #100daysofscouting continues to drive the focus!
Have a Great Scouting Day!

About these ads
Categories: blog | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com. The Adventure Journal Theme.

UltraLight Backpacking or Bust!

Cutting Pounds One Ounce at a Time

David's Passage

Outdoor Video Blog

QBQ!

Be Outstanding Through Personal Accountability

Girly Camping®

It's Not Just For Boys...

STORIES of TROOP 175

Camping and Events

Hanging On The Trail

Planning and completing a 2014 Appalachian Trail thru-hike

Mr. Harrison's Blog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

Leader Daze

Life, Camp, and Scouting

Boys' Life magazine

Play challenging online games, laugh at funny jokes, build amazing projects and find lots of fun at the online home of Boys\' Life, the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,116 other followers

%d bloggers like this: