Category Archives: Leadership

13 year old Eagle.

I thought I would let it simmer for a bit before I weighed in.. and now I just can’t keep my blog silent on this. So, at a risk of pissing a bunch of folks off.. here it goes. By … Continue reading

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Scout Strong

This Scouting year sure seems to be getting off to a fantastic start.  The Annual Plan is exciting and looks to be super fun and this year between the committee and the Patrol Leaders Council, there is a great plan … Continue reading

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Discuss, Demonstrate, Show

When it comes to advancement in the Boy Scouts, it’s not really rocket science.  First, the Scout needs to want to advance.  Second the Scout needs to do the work.  And finally, the Scout needs to be tested. This process … Continue reading

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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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8 months… Where are you?

It’s August, 8 months into the year 2014, 8 months into “The POLICY” Change that sent Scouters into a tail spin running for the hills and screaming that our values suddenly changed.  8 months since the “End of Scouting” as … Continue reading

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