Category Archives: Just fun

Fraternity

fra·ter·ni·ty frəˈtərnətē/ noun 1. a group of people sharing a common profession or interests. “members of the hunting fraternity” synonyms: profession, body of workers; a male students’ society in a university or college. synonyms: society, club, association; a religious or Masonic society … Continue reading

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Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Scouts that join our units begin their walk on the Eagle Trail through our program forest.  This forest of Scouting has much to offer the passer-by.  When you enter the forest the trail is clearly marked and a guide is … Continue reading

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What will you say…

Last night I had the pleasure as I do every Monday night of having some interesting conversations with the young men of my Troop.  Much to their surprise or dismay, it ends up on the blog now and then.  Last … Continue reading

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Why? Because I Believe.

This summer our Troop went on a great adventure.  We backpacked in the Olympic National Park.  We.. the whole Troop.  We broke up the Troop into three crews, that way we could maintain Wilderness area policies of no more than … Continue reading

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What Pleases Jerry

It is interesting to hear what our Scouts think and say.  At most of their ages, they have not yet learned to filter their conversations based on who they are around or what the circumstances may be.  On the way … Continue reading

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Planning a Backpacking Trek pt. 2

We have picked our destination, did a good map survey, know how long we are going be gone, and are super pumped that we will soon be on the trail. The next thing that we need to plan is our … Continue reading

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Planning a Backpacking Trek pt. 1

Whether it is for your Scout Troop or you are heading out into the wilderness by yourself or with buddies there are some things that need to be planned before you go.  To get the most of your backpacking experience … Continue reading

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