Monthly Archives: April 2008

Competition…its what we do

Boys have a competitive spirit. We are born with it. We compete in just about anything.Look at your Scout Troop and see how they compete. You will find that they are in a constant state of competition. Thinking back at … Continue reading

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It’s the same all over…

Since I started the “podcast thing” I have received emails from around the country commenting on some of the topics, sharing ideas, and generally talking about their units.What I have found is that it is the same all over. The … Continue reading

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CLIMB ON!

Gotta share it!!!I’m pumped.. Completed the Climb Instructor Course this weekend.. and ready to hit the rocks with the boys! I learned so much this weekend, I must say that outside of Wood Badge.. this was the best course I … Continue reading

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Podcast Show #7 – New Parent Orientation

Our Troop has started a new program to introduce both the Troop and Boy Scouting to the parents of new Boy Scouts.Show #7 is a discussion of New Parent/Scout leader orientation.When Scouts transition from a Cub Scout Pack to a … Continue reading

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PTC media Forum

For those of you that check out onlines message boards or forums, it may be of some interest that you can now communicate with me via the PTC media Forum.As I am being rolled into the PTC media group with … Continue reading

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The Senior Patrol Leader

The Scout led Troop starts with the Senior Patrol leader (SPL). He is the guy that runs the Troop. He is guided by the Scoutmaster and seeks input at the Patrol Leaders Council. He is an elected officer of the … Continue reading

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8 Elements to Consider when planning…

As we continue to develop our skills at leave no trace, we need to come back to planning.Planning sets you up not only for an outstanding trip in the wilderness, but a trip that will exercise the principles of leave … Continue reading

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