Monthly Archives: September 2012

Camporee – Buckskin Games (9/28-29/2012)

On Friday, our troop traveled to Winnebago Scout Reservation in order to participate in the Fishawack District’s Annual Camporee.  The theme of this camporee was “Buckskin Games” with an emphasis on woodsman activities from frontier days. We were blessed with … Continue reading

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Devotional – Be Prepared

The scout motto is “Be Prepared”.  What do you think this means in practical day to day terms? The 1911 BSA Handbook offers this guidance on the motto: “The motto, ‘Be Prepared,’ means that the scout is always in a … Continue reading

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An Important Decision: The Eagle Project

Here is a link to a very nice blog article that I encourage Life (and Star) Scouts to read:  An Important Decision: The Eagle Project.   I really felt that the article offered good advice on three priorities to consider when … Continue reading

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Troop Meeting Recap (9/17/2012)

Last night, we were stuck in our scout lounge since it was “back to school night” at Hackensack Christian School; however, we made the most of it and got a lot accomplished: We’ve signed up four dads and ten scouts … Continue reading

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Devotional – Scouting as a Mechanism for Personal Growth

(NOTE:  our troop pursues it’s scoutmaster minute time as a discussion to engage the scouts — in our devotional articles, we ask the same questions of the reader – enjoy!) Scouting has three objectives: Character development, Participating citizenship, and Personal … Continue reading

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Reminder – NO Troop Meeting 9/3/2012

Reminder to our troop families and any guests/visitors — we will NOT be meeting Monday, September 3, 2012.  Our fall season will start next week on 9/10/2012. Also, SPL Stephen F. would appreciate help on Saturday, 9/8/2012 from 8 AM … Continue reading

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