Monthly Archives: December 2010

Devotional – A Scout is Courteous

Whenever I think about being “Courteous”, I think about holding the door for other people.  Unfortunately, that could be interpreted as being kind or helpful – so what distinguishes the concept of courteousness? In the 1911 version of the Boy … Continue reading

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Troop Meeting Recap (12/20/2010)

Last night, we had an abbreviated meeting, followed by a party with siblings and parents. ASPL Kurtis W. opened the meeting and led a discussion about meal planning and nutrition.  The patrols were tasked with creating a sample meal plan for … Continue reading

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Devotional – A Scout is Friendly

What does it mean to be “Friendly?”  Have you ever met an animal and described it as “a friendly cat?” or “a friendly dog?” Why did you give it that label?  Was it because the animal went out of its … Continue reading

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Troop Meeting Recap (12/13/2010)

We had another great meeting last night!  Another new visitor participated and signaled his interest in joining our troop (we’re up to 16 youth members!) Other highlights included:  Isaac W. got his Scout Badge (way to go!), and SPL Stephen … Continue reading

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Troop Meeting Recap (12/06/2010)

Tonight’s meeting continued our theme of getting ready for the superbowl of Scouting — the annual Klondike Derby! We spent much of the evening working on our “knots”.  In the woods, if you’ve got knot skills, rope and branches, you … Continue reading

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Troop Meeting Recap (11/29/2010)

Our troop continues to grow and recieve additional visitors!  Tonight we received three new youth applications for submission to the council, and we had a family visit with us to “check it out”. This evening we talked about: setting up … Continue reading

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Troop Meeting Recap (11/22/2010)

Our second meeting featured “Part One” of BSA’s Troop Leadership Training (TLT) program.  We discussed how the troop is made up of patrols (teams) of 6-8 scouts.  We talked about the many different leadership positions and “Positions of Responsibility” such as … Continue reading

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