Monthly Archives: August 2009

Height and Weight

By now most of you have read the most recent issue of Scouting Magazine.   Bob Mazzuca started off the theme of fitness in his “From The CSE” article on page 8.    Then on page 45 there is an … Continue reading

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Packing your Tent

I have talked about it before.. but I love to pass on “Expert” advice on backpacking and camping gear.  I always tell the Scouts that if you take care of your gear it will take care of you.  Your tent … Continue reading

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Backpacking gear

We have been talking a lot lately about gear.  I did a couple podcasts on gear and have received lots of great feedback and comments on what is peoples backpacks and what they prefer to use when out on the … Continue reading

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An appreciation for the Outdoors.

Developing in our young men an appreciation for the Out doors is part of the job description of the Scoutmaster, well it’s not.. but it should be. I stumbled on this short video that really captures some of those ideas … Continue reading

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Contest

I have received some great tips and recipes.  But I want more… hey, the more I get.. the more I get to try and better yet taste. There is only about 2 weeks left to get your favorite recipe or … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Wrap Up

I am officially cross eyed and my fingers are numb from signing blue cards and helping get the advancement requirements from summer camp into the Troopmaster program. So bragging for the boys, here is how it broke down: 59 merit … Continue reading

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Summer Camp reflection

Back from a week at summer camp.  The event of the year when everything comes together, a time to practice the patrol method.  To live as a patrol, hanging out with friends, testing skills, learning new ones and just plain … Continue reading

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