Monthly Archives: April 2011

Leadership, Learning, Camping, and other stuff…

It seems like playing catch up is the norm these days on the blog,  I think once this Wood Badge course is over things may settle down just a bit.  So let me share with you whats been going on … Continue reading

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Is someone watching?

Have you ever seen those TV shows where they have hidden cameras, trying to either catch someone doing something stupid or trapping them in a situation they have to explain away? They are great testaments to how people act and … Continue reading

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Youth Protection and recharter? SMMPodcast 82

This is Show #82 and I am joined by our District Commissioner and our Program Vice Chair in a discussion about Youth Protection and how it effected recharter.  Listen in and then weigh in by leaving a comment, feedback, or a … Continue reading

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Been a few days

Once again, time has passed me by.. I suppose it is true what they say about time flying when you are having fun. So here is a quick update, I am not to sure that anything inspirational or motivating will … Continue reading

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To be a Man

I had a nice talk the other night with a friend of mine, a long time Scout and Scouter.  I enjoy our talks because they typically get to the heart of what Scouting is all about.  We were talking about … Continue reading

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Lesson in Civility

Recently Skynews reported in an article “10 things that we can learn from Japan”  I thought this was interesting, because beyond the obvious it is a look in the mirror, a way to judge ourselves and the culture in which … Continue reading

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New G2SS – NO PATROL CAMPING!

In the new Guide to Safe Scouting there has been a rule change on allowing Patrols to camp alone.. without Adult supervision.  This was always a great part of my Scouting experience when I was a youth and it is … Continue reading

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Posted in Backpacking, blog, camp skills, Camping, Character, Just fun, Leadership, Patrol Method, Risk Management, Scouting, Scouts, training, Youth Protection | 6 Comments