Category Archives: Summer Camp

Scout leaders at Camp

Scouting Magazine’s blog, Bryan on Scouting recently posted an article discussing 25 ways Scouters can make the most of Summer Camp. I found it interesting some of the comments made, by and large, they were spot on.  I thought this … Continue reading

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Methods – Outdoor Program

A long time ago a Scouting mentor of mine told me that the secret to success in a Troop is PROGRAM, PROGRAM, PROGRAM.  When you have a strong program you have Scouts that stay in Scouting, you have good advancement, … Continue reading

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Posted in Backpacking, blog, camp skills, Camping, High Adventure, Methods, Patrol Method, Skills, Summer Camp | Leave a comment

Delivering the Promise

At last nights Roundtable I was pleased to see a great turn out in the Boy Scout break out.  Last nights attraction was Camporee and what units can do to get ready for it.  We had about a half hour … Continue reading

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Posted in blog, Character, Citizenship, comments, fitness, Ideals, Journey to Excellence, Leadership, Scoutmaster minute, Service, Summer Camp, training, Webelos to Scout Transition | 5 Comments

C.O.P.E and Scouting

Spending time with your Scouts on C.O.P.E courses is a wonderful experience.  Scouts are challenged to step away from what they know is comfortable.  The team building exercises and challenging tasks push Scouts to push themselves, not only for the sake of … Continue reading

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Posted in Advancement, blog, camp skills, High Adventure, Ideals, Just fun, Methods, Skills, stories, Summer Camp, teamwork, Values | 1 Comment

The SMMPhoto contest!

The winner of the first SMMPhoto contest is Dominic Galloro! There were many great pictures submitted.. but this one seemed to capture the spirit of summer camp and the adventure of Scouting for me.  Three guys with a common goal.. … Continue reading

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Talking with my SPL

Last week at Summer camp, my SPL and I had the chance to sit in a row-boat together for 1 hour and 12 minutes.  During that time we talked about the week, leadership, attitudes, and his future.  It was one … Continue reading

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You have got to be kidding me???

Ok.. so fair warning.. I am going to rant in this post.  I know that I try to keep this blog positive.. but this is something that I must get off my chest.  Why you may be asking?  Well its … Continue reading

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Posted in blog, Journey to Excellence, Leadership, Patrol Method, Summer Camp | 5 Comments