Monthly Archives: February 2008

February 29th

Today we get an extra day. So what are you going to do with it. Wouldn’t it be great if we took this extra day and made it special, For someone else. Today would be a great day to try … Continue reading

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An interesting observation of our Scouts these days, first let me say that they are all great kids, but they have a tendency to stray. Now I can’t recall exactly how I acted as a 13-14 year old, but I … Continue reading

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A small fish tale

Summer camp of 2006 took Troop 664 into the Jefferson Wilderness area and Camp Pioneer owned and operated by a great staff of the Cascade Pacific Council. The weather for the week was fantastic and we loaded up and headed … Continue reading

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Tips for a good Scoutmaster Conference

There are two different Scoutmaster Conferences. The First is when a Scout needs to fulfill a requirement to advance, the other is when a Scout needs your undivided attention. The advancement conferences are pretty straight forward, but allot can be … Continue reading

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Governed by "DO" not "DON’T"

Baden Powell understood young men, he had a connection with the way they learned, developed and reacted to teaching styles and learning environments. In the following excerpt from the Lessons from the Varsity life by Lord Baden Powell of Gilwell … Continue reading

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Why Leave no Trace is important

The Outdoor Code of the BSA should be enough…. Right? Well that is if we all lived it. The Leave No Trace principles lead us down a trail to being good stewards of the our wilderness. As Boy Scouts we … Continue reading

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Baden Powell documentary

Hey all… this is floating around the net. Thought I’d drop it into the blog to share with you.Baden Powell was a visionary. Take 4 minutes and learn a bit more about the man that started this thing we call … Continue reading

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