Monthly Archives: July 2011

SMMPodcast Show #90

This is the “Tweet3” Show.  A few weeks back I asked you all to send in your questions via Twitter or email.  Anything you wanted to know, Scouting related, personal… whatever.  Well, this is the show that you helped make. I … Continue reading

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The age of an Eagle?

Funny how time fly’s when you’re having fun.  This week has been an amazing week of Scouting and thus, I have not been on the computer much at all.  The Outdoor channel is currently filming Scouts from my Troop on … Continue reading

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Posted in Advancement, blog, Journey to Excellence, Leadership, Methods, Scout, Scouting, Scoutmaster conference, Service, Skills, Summer Camp, Values | 6 Comments

Troop Information Board

I am sure that most if not all of you have a nice information board that you use to attract prospective Scouts and their families.  You break it out on recruit nights and open houses, take along to community events, … Continue reading

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DIY underquilt for the hammock

I have been working on some DIY gear lately.. not really because I have the need to make my own stuff, more because I wanted the challenge of making it. I took an old synthetic sleeping bag that was rated … Continue reading

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Posted in Backpacking, blog, gear, Just fun | 4 Comments

Poll results – Summer camp

The results are in for the “What do you do at Summer camp” Poll. And it looks like 68% of you participate in Adult Programs.  26% of you just hang out with a good book and pretty much the rest … Continue reading

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Black Diamond Orbit Lantern

Here is a quick review of a new peice of gear I just threw into my pack. Let me know what you think.  Leave feedback, comments or suggestions. If you have gear that you would like to see reviewed.. let … Continue reading

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…our sacred honor

The last line of the Declaration of Independence is often over shadowed by the rest of this powerful document. As the Declaration begins, our founding Fathers set down a path that was treasonous to the crown.  As they, point by point … Continue reading

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