Monthly Archives: October 2012

Scout’s salute honors fallen officer

Recently, a photograph of a nine year old scout has made the rounds of the social media sites on the internet.  A scandal?  A victim? Someone treated unfairly?  No. A hometown boy with a big heart and clear call to … Continue reading

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Cooking, Sustainability merit badges to become Eagle-required

Originally posted on Bryan on Scouting:
Updated Nov. 1: Answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about these changes. Updated Dec. 18: Here are the new requirements for Cooking MB. Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, this badge will get a silver border. Moms and…

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Merit Badge Fairs on November 17, 2012

Troop 113 families: There will be a pair of MERIT BADGE Fairs on 11/17/2012. One will be hosted by our local district in Bergenfield (FREE), and the other will be hosted by Patriot’s Path Council in Parsippany ($10 registration per Scout) … Continue reading

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Devotional – Be Prepared, but Duty to God Comes First: Lessons from Asa of Judah for Scouts & Scouters

[This devotional/scoutmaster minute was delivered at our Court of Honor program last night] Asa was the third king of the Kingdom of Judah and the fifth king of the House of David (great-grandson of Solomon)1.  Asa started his reign by … Continue reading

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Reminder: Court of Honor Tonight

In place of our normal troop meeting, tonight we will feature a special Court of Honor (COH).  The COH program was compiled by one of our scouts as partial fulfillment of his Communications merit badge requirements.  Matthew will also serve … Continue reading

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