Tag Archives: Boy Scout

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

Advertisements
Posted in Outing/Camping | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

History Hikes

What is a “History Hike”? It is a hike that requires scouts to learn about the history of the area as they progress along the trail. Often, there is a “history scavenger hunt” form that each scout or each patrol … Continue reading

Posted in Outing/Camping | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cooking MB – New Requirements

Bryan on Scouting’s blog has a timely update on Cooking Merit Badge (http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2013/12/18/feast-your-eyes-on-the-new-requirements-for-cooking-merit-badge/) Here are some of the highlights: This is important: there are two big, separate changes to Cooking merit badge as you know it. The first is that Cooking … Continue reading

Posted in News Item | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Last Troop Meeting Tonight!

Troop 113 families, come celebrate with us tonight.  We’ll have popcorn, games, activities. This is our last troop meeting as BSA Troop 113. You see, after three years of operating a Faith-Based Troop, the families have decided that they can’t … Continue reading

Posted in News Item, Troop Meeting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

20,000+ Views Since “day one”

Hooray,  today (12/13/13) represents a milestone for our blog — we topped 20,000 distinct views!  Woo-Hoo! You can see that the blog got launched at the tail end of October, 2010, and steadily grew its readership until January 2013 — … Continue reading

Posted in News Item | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Is the purpose of scouting to build membership at a church?

I attended a free, public webinar the other day.  It was titled “Baptist Scouting Ministry: Growing & Retaining Membership in Baptist Churches“. It was hosted by PRAY Publications, the people who provide various workbook programs for scouts (and other youth … Continue reading

Posted in News Item | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Acting on our duty to God as Scouters

Ecclesiastes 3:1 “There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven.” Many have argued that at 103 years, Boy Scouts of America has lost its moral compass and has died (or is … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional, Scout Oath, Scouting Ideals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments