Monthly Archives: July 2013

(Re)Discovering Your Duty to God

At scout meetings across the USA, youth and adults typically recite the Scout Oath (and Law) during the opening ceremony. It’s a reminder of a deeply held belief that, as scouts, we are continually committing ourselves to live out specific … Continue reading

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Selecting an Alternative to BSA for Your Family

On May 23rd, 2013, the Boy Scouts of America voted to modify their membership policies. That change will go into effect on January 1, 2014. This decision affected three groups of people who have an interest in BSA: Those who … Continue reading

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At jamboree worship services, Scouts keep the faith during rainstorm

At jamboree worship services, Scouts keep the faith during rainstorm. Despite the rain, scouts are reverent and observe their duties to God at the Jamboree.  See the link, above, for the full story at Bryan On Scouting’s blog.

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No Troop Meeting Tonight (07/22/2013)

No troop meeting tonight due to people on vacation, etc.  We will meet next week at 7 PM. Some of our scouts have visited the 2013 National Jamboree at The Summit.  Here are some of their observations: Had a wonderful … Continue reading

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Jambo Service Project – Slab Fork, WV

http://www.register-herald.com/jamboree/x596949932/Alabama-Venturer-troop-turns-their-attention-to-Slab-Fork Another story of scouts taking a day out of their Jamboree to commit to community service work. Until a taxing sun flexed its muscles and reminded some visitors of home in the Heart of Dixie, this tiny hamlet enjoyed … Continue reading

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Jambo – Restoring Coal & Musical Heritage

http://www.register-herald.com/jamboree/x541276389/Texas-Scouts-McDowell-volunteers-team-up A local report on one of 350+  community service projects being done by scouts and local volunteers during the 2013 National Scout Jamboree: Despite the heat, bugs and a brief appearance from a garter snake, a group of Texas-based … Continue reading

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Jamboree – Community Service

http://www.statejournal.com/story/22853170/community-service-ceo-boy-scout-service-project-unlike-any-other This BSA National Jamboree will be loaded with fun events and challenging adventures, but it will also promote community service in a very real way.  Scouts attending the Jambo will complete more than 350 specific community service projects in … Continue reading

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