Category Archives: Climbing

Back to the Future… The Outdoor Program

Boys join Scouts for the Outdoors.. they join for the adventure and fun times that they are promised.  Parents sign them up for Character development, life skills, and the values of the program.  The outdoor program is the heart of … Continue reading

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Just do something…

It has been an interesting week or so and the blog once again, while always on my mind took a back seat to the daily working of being a Scoutmaster.  As we prepared for the camp out and then went … Continue reading

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Over the Edge

Ok, so before everyone gets completely tired of hearing about the Over the Edge fund Raiser.. let me do one or two more posts on it and then we will call it good. Yesterday I went over the edge for … Continue reading

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Somewhere between a Rock and Hard Place

That’s where you will find adventure and success.  Life is hard enough for an 11 year old with out standing on the edge of a cliff.  But that is where the Scouts of Troop 664 find themselves every year when we climb … 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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