Category Archives: technology

Your Camp Stool

Here is a short video talking about just sitting around.  An often overlooked piece of gear that is in the category of a “Luxury item” is the camp stool.  Go without it and you sacrifice a bit of comfort on … Continue reading

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Tatogear AB-13 Alcohol Stove

Here is a quick review of the AB-13 Max hybrid Alcohol stove by Tatogear. I really like this stove for a couple of reasons.  First, it’s small and light but produces the same energy to get your trail cooking done. … Continue reading

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A 1000 Thank You’s!

Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you… a thousand times thank you!!! Today.. Easter Sunday the Scoutmaster Minute Blog reached 1000 Followers!!! Thank you all that come here and participate in this community. I hope that I … Continue reading

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My Fire kit

It is a requirement for all Scouts to build their own First Aid kit.  This gets them in tuned with what they need, have, and how to use it all.  Being a backpacking Troop, building the personal first aid kit … Continue reading

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The STEM Push

The other night I held a couple Scoutmaster Conferences, both for Scouts earning the Star Rank and both of the Scouts good young men.  During our discussion the subject of merit badges came up as you need them for the … Continue reading

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Scoutbook.com

Every unit has a method of tracking their Scouts.  Advancement, activities, special awards etc.  There are software programs and online resources for tracking, even an Excel spreadsheet can be used.  But I want to introduce you to a real cool … Continue reading

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Saturday Quick Tip 2-1-14

Every Saturday, we are going to add a “Tip of the Week” to the Blog.  A tip that will be focused on Backpacking, camping, hiking, cooking, or other skills associated with the great outdoors. This weeks tip is a simple … Continue reading

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