Category Archives: Motto

Firm Bound in Brotherhood…

This weekend was spent rekindling the fire of the Order of the Arrow in me.  I attended our Lodges annual gathering called Rendezvous.  Our Lodge hosts three major events each year.  The Native American Arts and Ceremonies Seminar, The Rendezvous … Continue reading

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Teaching Winter camping Skills- Revisited

As most of the country is still experiencing Winter conditions and here in the Northwest, the Winter Camping season is really in full bloom, as late as it is, there are still Troops and Crews that are venturing into the … Continue reading

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Gear Tip – Wet Fire ™

Ok… all of this talk about being lazy.. and it caught me.  Not really.  I wanted to get a Saturday Quick tip out this week but once again my Scouting life got in the way of the blog. Saturday, I … Continue reading

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How do You fix Lazy?

Here is a question for you… How do you fix lazy? I do not intend this to be a rant, rather a real look into why are people.. in particular.. some of our Scouts so lazy.  Yes.. I said Lazy, … Continue reading

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Founders Day 2014

Today is Founders Day.  A day in Scouting when we celebrate our Founder Lord Robert S.S. Baden-Powell of Gilwell. This would be his 157th birthday.  It is fitting that today was spent training Adult leaders this morning and celebrating a … Continue reading

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What’s in your Backpack?

I was bouncing around on some of the blogs and found a cool post on a blog that I follow.  The subject was something that I think we all do or have, but give little or no thought to… What … Continue reading

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Finding the Arrow

I do not talk much about the Order of the Arrow on this blog, and maybe I should.  I have not received a lot of requests for OA topics, but over the past few months I have been giving the … Continue reading

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Posted in Advancement, camp skills, Camping, Character, Citizenship, fitness, Good Turn Daily, High Adventure, Ideals, Journey to Excellence, Just fun, Leadership, Motto, Oath and Law, Order of the Arrow, Scout, Scout Law, Scouting, Scoutmaster minute, Service, Skills, Summer Camp, training, Values | Tagged , | 4 Comments