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Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 2 egg whites Pinch of salt 1 /4 cup melted margarine 1/4 cup all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract Prepare 15 “fortunes” on 2 1/2 x 1/2 inch slips of paper. Preheat oven to 350 ... [more]
Materials needed: masking tape or rope, measuring tape Play: Players line up along one side of the gym. Two parallel lines of masking tape are made down the center of the gym about three to four feet apart. The catcher ... [more]
1 can frozen orange juice concentrate 1 pint pineapple juice 3 ripe bananas or other fruitAdd ingredients together in pitcher. Then freeze until mixture is slushy. Spoon 2- 3 Tablespoons or more into a party glass ... [more]
Ingredients: Corn on the Cobb in its husk Melted Butter Salt and Pepper Preheat Barbeque Pull back husk of the corn and remove all the silk possible. Pour melted butter on the corn and replace the husks. Place on Barbeque ... [more]
Divide the group into teams of 5-6 people. Give each team thin typing paper and crayons and have them make rubbings of all the leaves they can find in the immediate area. Award prizes for the most leaves found, the ... [more]
Materials needed: bingo set, bingo cards, markers Play: M A G I C 58 5 6 42 49 4 1 0 2 3 19 71 72 26 FREE 2 4 29 68 55 31 62 43 3 5 0 36 ... [more]
everyone in the room stands up. The game leader starts the race by saying on your mark, get-set, go. All players then begin to move around the room. As players approach each other a single game of rock, paper and ... [more]
Danish Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup molasses 3 1/2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 3/4 cup brown sugar 3 drops anise oil 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 Tablespoon hot water 1/2 teaspoon ... [more]
Mexican Christmas festivities have the longest duration in the world. They start on December 12th and end on January 6th with the arrival of the Three Wise Men to give their gifts. There are over 30 traditions only found within ... [more]
Bagels, sliced cream cheese, softened Assorted toppings, such as baby carrots, cherry tomato halves, sliced bell peppers, poppy seeds, cucumbers, minced chives, and crunchy Chinese noodles Spread the cream cheese on the cut bagels. Set out bowls of vegetables and ... [more]
This one is regular tag except the boys have to run with one hand in a back pocket (or if it seems too easy and can be done safely, two hands!). ... [more]
Provide a list of items a boy might have in his pocket to each participant. Try to find someone with that in their pocket. Examples: marble, coin, paper clip, trading card, ball, gum, candy, pencil, etc. ... [more]
When I was a seeker, I sought both night and day. I asked the Lord to help me And He shows me the way Chorus: Go, tell it on the mountain, Over the hills and ev'ry where. Go, tell it ... [more]
Father Abraham had seven daughters, Seven daughters had Father Abraham. And they could not walk And they could not talk And they could not even sing. Notta one... shake right hand. Notta two... shake both hands. Notta three... shake both ... [more]
Go well and safely, Go well and safely, Go well and safely, The Lord be ever with you. (Stay, keep, camp, work, sleep, wake.......) ... [more]
On the first day of camping the Leader sent to me A boy who had skinned his knee On the second day of camping the Leader sent to me Two banged heads, and a boy who had skinned his knee ... [more]
A fat Girl Guide, a fat Girl Guide A skinny little Brownie and a fat Girl Guide A fat Girl Guide, a fat Girl Guide A skinny little Brownie and a fat Girl Guide The Leaders, the Leaders A skinny ... [more]
You take a land with hills and whispering pines, Rocky coasts and folks who are mighty, mighty fine Blend them in with boys of Scouting's Aim, And we'll follow on to greater fame. Firestone, land of golden dreams Hiking trails ... [more]
WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Pre-washed cotton T-shirt with a pocket Acrylic paint Paint brushes Cardboard cut to fit in-between front and back of shirt Cardboard cut to fit inside pocket Paper Towels to wipe brushes on Paper Plates to use ... [more]
Pizza Hut a Pizza Hut Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut Pizza Hut a Pizza Hut Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut McDonald McDonalds Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut A Burger King a Burger King Long ... [more]
Fire's burning, fire's burning Draw nearer, draw nearer In the gloming, in the gloming Come sing and be merry Here is what I think is the original song, "Campfire's Burning", which is often sung in the UK! Camp fire's burning, ... [more]
Version One: This song is sung when, for example, during a meal at camp a group of kids gets together and shouts "Bananas!" The councillors all stand up and yell... Did Somebody say bananas? Bananas of the world unite! Peel ... [more]
Characters: Senior Scout (like a Den chief, Denner, etc.) Junior “Cub” Scouts. Setting: All Scouts are on stage as the skit starts. Cub 1: When I grow up I’m going to be the world’s greatest broad jumper and jump like ... [more]
Materials Needed: Foam cup, bell on a string, or bell and string to attach bell to, stickers. Turn the cup upside down. Cut a small hole in the top (bottom normally) of the cup. Thread the string attached to the ... [more]
Materials Needed: See-through ornaments, metallic wrapping paper, puff paints, scissors. Cut the metallic wrap into thin strips. Take off the top of the ornament and place the strips inside. Replace the cap. Decorate the outside with puff paints or glitter. ... [more]
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When I first started in Scouting, troops figured out where to go camping based on word of mouth and the “where to go camping” directories that Order of the Arrow lodges occasionally published. These days, of course, camping information is ... [More]
When it comes to congratulatory letters at Eagle courts of honor, I’ve long preferred quality over quantity. Rather than solicit 100 random letters, request a tenth that many that will really mean something to the honoree.If your next honoree is ... [More]
One of my favorite court of honor moments is when a new Eagle Scout looks into the audience and challenges younger Scouts to follow in his footsteps. That moment is especially great when he’s not afraid to name names and ... [More]
Hello Everyone,While I have been an Adult Leader I have served with many other Adult Leaders who have been asked to serve again and I have been able to introduce in being a Cub Scout Leader.At the last Blue and ... [More]
People planning Eagle courts of honor often include slide shows or videos during their ceremonies. Computer technology is making such presentations easier than ever.But what about a video that documents a court of honor for the future? I don’t mean ... [More]
Hello Everyone,I have been humbled. I have been asked by the local BSA District I am in to establish a Special Needs Youth Troop. I said yes and started to work on this project as my son's were in their ... [More]
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The Voice of the Scout council dashboard was due to be updated with spring 2013 data on May 8. However, the 2013 results are not yet available, and we apologize for the delay. Please watch Scout Wire and the National...
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The dates and locations for this year’s NextConnect National Marketing Summits have been chosen:
NextConnect Oakland—Aug. 12–13
NextConnect Washington, D.C.—Aug. 15–16
Looking to make that next connection with Scouting’s target audiences? Join us for NextConnect ’13, where you’ll hear...
The Noble Captain Kirk Song Posted in ScienceEveryone familiar with the Star Trek series knows how much they like to beam people back and forth the transporter. Sing this song as a tribute to the series.
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Thrasher - Dave & DJ DeFelice
This is my son DJ's car. He is 7 years-old, and a Wolf in Pack 196 in Milford, Connecticut. I cut the shape out on my band saw, and helped him carve...
The Scout Service Center at 701 Wyman Park Drive, Baltimore will be open for customer business Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 5 pm. On Fridays limited customer services will be handled at the Baltimore Area Council Scout Shop at...
This recipe has been a long favorite of ours, which I developed as a DIY version of a commercial meal a few years back, for a cooking presentation. I have included three methods of prep – so everyone can be...
The Hiking season is here. Have you seen your socks? We beat on a bunch of socks and found out what we liked and what we didn’t. See how your favorite hiking socks held up to our test.
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The National Jamboree 2013 is right around the corner. We know you have questions about the Summit's facilities and activities, well we have answers! Want to learn more about facilities and activities at the Summit...
Before the ceremony a couple of weeks ago I asked the Eagle candidates and their parents to step into a side room for a minute.
I hand each family a velvet covered box.
“We’ll have mom practice pinning the Eagle medal on their son’s...
Next week Boy Scouts of America leaders are expected to vote on changing the policy that excludes gay members and leaders. In anticipation of the vote and upcoming conference, two protests are being held today in North Texas....
The 2013 edition of the Environmental Scan is now available. This tool—which includes an indexed summary of social trends and facts affecting the BSA—is designed to assist councils with the development of strategic plans, marketing, fundraising, recruitment, and presentations.
The Boy Scouts of America offers a unique youth program. It has five distinct features that other clubs and organizations do not offer today’s youth. Granted, some clubs do offer one or two of these features, but no other youth...
The Boy Scouts of America is just days away from what could be a major showdown. A resolution is on the table for the organization to begin allowing openly gay boys to join as members....
Frank Maynard is a troop committee chairman writes the blog Bobwhite Blather.
In a recent article Frank discusses three things that Scouters should never do for their Scouts;
As Scouters, though, we really need to put… parenting instincts aside in order to make sure that we...
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My Husband knows my idea of a perfect Mother’s Day… well to be truthful for any day. We went for a lovely evening hike and arrived just in time to watch birds gathering their dinner. Although the...
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