Monthly Archives: January 2012

Be Prepared

Last nights Troop meeting was like most Troop meetings following a camp out.  A quick run through of lessons learned using the Start, Stop, and Continue program started things off.  Our new Scouts learned a lot on their first camp … Continue reading

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Where worlds meet

For those of you that have followed the blog for any given time, you know that I am a fan of sports.  I believe that sports do great things in the lives of youth and I also believe that there … Continue reading

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Posted in Advancement, blog, Character, Citizenship, comments, Ideals, Leadership, Scout, teamwork, Values | 6 Comments

SHOW 100

Print these glasses.. you will be needing them for the SMMPodcast SHOW 100!  IN 3D.  Listen in as I am interviewed or at least have a great discussion with Scouting Friend and District Commissioner Gary. We talk about the 1st … Continue reading

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1:32 of Respect

OK… this may seem like a rant.. and it probably will be.. so if you want.. stop reading right now.  I could really care less what you all think about my opinion on this one. The other night I attended … Continue reading

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The Scoutmaster Pay off

Over the last quarter of the year last year (2011) we received a bunch of new Scouts into the Troop.  They all seemed real gung ho about joining and could not wait for the adventure to begin. We are preparing … Continue reading

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Posted in Backpacking, blog, gear, Journey to Excellence, Just fun, stories | 2 Comments

JTE revisited

As with many of us we wear multiple hats in Scouting.  First and foremost we wear the Dad (or Mom) hat, then the hat appropriate to our unit, like Scoutmaster or Committee Chair.  Then there often times is some District … Continue reading

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Posted in Advancement, blog, comments, Journey to Excellence, Leadership, Methods, Patrol Method, planning, Scouting, technology, training | 9 Comments

Winter Camping Leader Tool box

As we get into serious winter camping again for this season, we reinforce with our Youth leaders  and other adult leaders some of the principles that make for a successful outing.  In developing Youth leaders we put a lot on their … Continue reading

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Posted in camp skills, Camping, High Adventure, Leadership, Winter Camping | 3 Comments