Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Twas the Night Before Camp 2013

Twas the night before camp, when all through the house… We were filling stuff sacks with help from the scoutmaster’s spouse. (Thanks Mom!) The backpacks were neatly stacked by the door… And patrol box inventories were scattered across the living … Continue reading

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Insider’s Advice — What To Take To Camp

On an internet board that focuses on scout issues, the adult scouters discussed things to bring to camp to make the week long experience a little more comfortable.  Some were not too surprising, but others were interesting. Here are some … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Preparations

Troop 113 families … please bring all of your summer camp papers with you tonight.   We’d like to check to be certain its all signed and complete.  If anything needs to be corrected…nows the time (@ camp would be too … Continue reading

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This is My Father’s World

Maltbie Davenport Babcock, a minister from Lockport, NY, took frequent walks along the Niagara Escarpment to enjoy the overlook’s panoramic vista of upstate New York scenery and Lake Ontario. When leaving his home for one of these walks, he’d tell … Continue reading

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Troop 113 Eagle Court of Honor – Stephen F. (06/17/2013)

Stephen completed his final requirement to become recognized as an Eagle Scout back in January, but wanted to wait until the late Spring to have his Eagle Court of Honor (ECOH in scout-speak) outdoors.  The scheduling and the style of … Continue reading

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Reflections on Fathers Day

What did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut? The lead guitarist in a rock band? A fireman? A railroad engineer? A super hero? As many of us grew up, our expectations may have changed as we … Continue reading

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