Monthly Archives: March 2013

Troop Meeting (04/01/2013)

Good Afternoon, Troop Families! Tomorrow night’s meeting will cover two primary topics:  wrapping up Scholarship Merit Badge signoffs (bring your documents and written report), and introduction of Citizenship in the Nation (requirements 1 and 2). Citizenship in the Nation is … Continue reading

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A Scout is Courteous

We’ve examined courteousness in the past (LINK), but I wanted to come back to this at least one more time.  In that past discussion we examined the motivation for a scout to be courteous.  We felt that it was behavior … Continue reading

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Another Busy Week…Are You Ready?

Good Morning Troop Families! Our troop meeting is scheduled for the normal time this evening (Monday).  Last week we reviewed the specific requirements of Scholarship Merit Badge.  I asked scouts who were in attendance to go home and work with their parents … Continue reading

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Busy Scout Week

It has been a busy scouting week for this Scoutmaster.  Monday was our unit meeting night (and FFOS presentation), Tuesday was actually a break (yippie), last night was a BSA “Listening Session” at council HQ  tonight is an Eagle Board of … Continue reading

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Troop Meeting Tonight – Snow Advisory

Troop 113 Families — there is a forecast for snow starting at 8 PM.  If you are not comfortable driving in snow, feel free to stay home.   The Farrell’s will be there to open up and handle any advancement issues, but … Continue reading

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“To keep myself… mentally awake…”

The Scout Oath is divided into three parts — Duty to God, Duty to Others and Duty to Self.  We recognize and remember this each time we make the scout sign or offer a scout salute — each typified by … Continue reading

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Northern NJ Council Listening Sessions

On Monday evening, at 11:45 PM I received a blast email announcing that Northern New Jersey Council BSA would be conducting two “information/listening meetings so our stakeholders may share their thoughts on the BSA Membership Standards and potential changes in … Continue reading

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