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Our Troop # comes from Psalm 1:1-3 - describing the men we want our scouts to become

Simon Sinek on Leadership

…we also model it through our leadership principles of Primus Inter Pares (first among equals) and “BE-KNOW-DO” which emphasizes character, skill mastery and an urgent sense of engagement… Continue reading

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Basic Chili Mac for Patrols

Cooking for a patrol of hungry boys can be a challenge when you’re first starting out – here are some suggestions that might help. Continue reading

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Advancement Done Right

Although the various methods of scouting are equally important and equally vital to a balanced and well run program, some capture more attention than others. The Patrol Leadership Council has an opportunity to work with the adult leaders and the … Continue reading

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Meeting Recap 2/8/2016

Originally posted on CSB #1803:
Had another great club night.  After some dodgeball, we broke into small groups and the boys practiced clove hitches and lashing together tripods. Tripods are an easy introduction into building wilderness gadgets and camping equipment from…

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Building Strong Patrols

Originally posted on Trail Life Troop 113:
When it comes to building a strong unit with lively, engaged patrols, it’s important to remember that William “Green Bar Bill” Hillcourt got it right when he said “…a Troop is not divided into…

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Paradoxical MB Development?

There is nothing wrong with enabling boys to learn relevant skills to explore potential hobbies or occupations so long as we don’t lose sight of the core mission. Continue reading

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5 Tips for Buying Cheap Gear – Backpacker

Originally posted on Trail Life Troop 113:
Buying outdoor gear doesn’t have to empty your bank account. Here are some great tips on applying thrifty strategies to gear up for outdoor adventures (from Backpacker.com) Source: 5 Tips for Buying Cheap Gear…

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