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I consider myself a traditional Scouter.  What I mean by that is that I believe in the program as it has been and how it should be.  I am a fan of William “Green Bar Bill” Hillcourt and the program … Continue reading

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Zapping the Fun out of it

We all get to a point when we hit the wall, reach the point of diminishing return, stop having fun.  Teen age boys seem to hit that point way before adults and that my friends seems to be normal.  So … Continue reading

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Bad Week as a Scouter

I should start by saying no one got hurt, no one died, and no one is going to jail… It was August and we were heading home from Philmont Scout Ranch.  Our two crews from the Troop stopped in Grand … Continue reading

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Methods- Adults Association

This method is somewhat confusing, especially at the troop level for parents coming from the Cub Scout program.  I say this because it is different. I’ll explain as we go.  First and foremost, no matter what level of Scouting you … Continue reading

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