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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]

20 New Blog Posts


Learning From Our MistakeWanting to make her son’s Eagle court of honor especially memorable, one of our troop moms decided to hire a caterer. She arranged for the caterer to arrive and set up about the time the ceremony was ... [More]


Snow Camping with Boy ScoutsThe most important part in snow camping is building the fire in a hole dug in the snow. Initially one has to make sure the fire has caught on to the small sticks. The hardest part ... [More]


Cyber Chip Program Youths today spend more time on the internet than on anything else. They are perpetually hooked on to an electronic device. Hence, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)’s Cyber Chip program is an appropriate step taken to ... [More]


Badlands National Park is located in the northern part of the central United States. The entirety of the designated land is located in South Dakota. The badlands have a long and interested history. They used to be home to now-extinct ... [More]


Sharpen Your Ax Before Planning a Court of HonorDespite what various websites claim, Abraham Lincoln probably did not say, "Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." (Details are ... [More]


Boy Scouts Nashville Folding FlagReporter Joshua Maxwell interviews Boy Scout Chris Levell asking him “Why is folding the flag so important?” Chris Levell replies that one should respect everything about the nation. As Americans everyone should know how to fold ... [More]


Favourite Scouting Songs: Camping is livened up with the help of energetic and appropriate camp songs. It’s always a good end to a wonderful day of hiking when all the scouts are sitting around the fire and lending their voice ... [More]


Assateague Island National Seashore is an east coast, mid-Atlantic barrier island located jointly off the coasts of Maryland and Virginia. The island is 37 miles long and generally less than one mile wide. Located just south of Ocean City, Maryland, ... [More]


Party Time Times TwoMost Eagle courts of honor are followed by a cake-and-punch reception, often held in the same room or just down the hall. Such receptions give guests a chance to meet and greet and to offer personal congratulations ... [More]


Thousands Of Boy Scouts (1931):Thousands of young boy scouts assemble at Somerset House for the 22nd Annual Church Parade at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Older members of the organisation are honoured for their services and scouts hoist the flag to general ... [More]


BUDDHISM AND SCOUTING:Many suffer from the misconception that scouting, as an activity, is exclusive to Christians. Nothing can be further from the truth. Buddhist youth have participated in scouting, actively, for the past 80 years, making their presence known in ... [More]


Lake Mead National Recreation Area is located in the Southwestern United States, straddling the borders of Nevada and Arizona. Specifically, it is north of the Colorado River between the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas. Over 90% of the 200,000 acre ... [More]


Fill in the BlankMany troops have perpetual plaques (like this one from ScoutStuff.org) on which they engrave their Eagle Scouts' names, each one on a separate plate. Such plaques look great when displayed in a meeting room or at a ... [More]


Baden Powell at Southport:Here we have Baden Powell reviewing young scouts, as their founder. The scouts as well as Cubs, staged a flag march with their respective bands, saluting their founder as they passed by. The event was at South ... [More]


No Utensil Campfire CookingWhile camping and scouting, cooking without utensils is not only an art but is indeed a tradition. Cooking outdoors requires guts and imagination. Fire of course is the main ingredient in this recipe. Winds, temperature, sticks and ... [More]


The Desert National Wildlife Refuge is a 1.62 million acre safe haven for plants and animals in the Southwestern United States. Located just north of Las Vegas in the Mojave Desert of Southern Nevada, Desert NWR is the biggest wildlife ... [More]


Eagle Scout PhotosI’ve often (probably too often) compared Eagle courts of honor to weddings. There are many differences, of course, including the lack of a bride, but there are many similarities as well.One such similarity is – or should be ... [More]


Survival Kit For Boy Scouts: Learn how to use simple everyday items that you can find around the house to make the perfect Boy Scout Survival kits! Take a small tin can with your kid’s favourite superhero on it, and ... [More]


Top Ten Scouting Games:In any campfire, or scouting expedition, games are a way for the boys to bond, as well as incredibly fun! So here’s our list of the top ten scouting games. Enjoy!Animal Themed Games: They are a must, ... [More]


Located in the Western United States, Dinosaur National Monument is a place where history comes alive. Straddling the Colorado and Utah borders, Dinosaur NM is a treasure trove for those interested in the past. From the Spanish Explorers to the ... [More]

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If you want a ceremony done right, call the Boy Scouts. For more than a century, Boy Scout Honor Guards have added reverence, dignity and patriotism to events like baseball games, camporees, parades, inaugurations, funerals and more. And now, for the first time, there’s an...


Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia is proud to announce Ruth Bruner as the 2015 Gainesville Woman of Distinction honoree. The luncheon event in her honor will be held Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 11:30 a.m., at Gainesville First United Methodist...


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This weekend I'll be at Chris Jensen's show in Easley, SC. As i was driving up I participated in the ISCA board meeting via a conference call. I was not able to stay on the line for the entire 2+...


Hiking and backpacking can be a great way to stay active and fit year-round, but you have to take extra precautions when hiking during the[Read More...] The post Winter Hiking Foods appeared first on Seattle Backpackers Magazine....


When you’re a Girl Scout, you’re part of something much bigger than just your troop or group. Your “network” stretches across your state, throughout the nation, and to more than 150 countries in the world where Girl Scouts or Girl...


Heather Lynn Belford is facing charges for allegedly stealing almost $3,500 from a Cub Scout pack and over $7,300 from a Girl Scout troop....


The trial will focus on documents between 1971 and 2007...


Play this version of the Germ Magnet game to teach Cub Scouts how important proper handwashing is....


This should be a good week for new content. I've got an episode of Scouting Hot Finds Radio ready to go mid-week. At the Easley TOR we recorded another video episode of Thread Heads with some special guests. If I...


DINGMANS FERRY — Girl Scout Troop 70994 from the High Point Service Unit in Wantage, N.J. recently assisted GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center with its bake sale held at the Pocono Environmental Center’s annual Harvest Festival in Dingman’s Ferry, Pa....


Scout Law, Oath, Slogan, Motto, Outdoor Code: Cool printable memorization wheel tool from Boy Scout Trail....


Over 45 ideas for Camp Crafts that can be completed in 15 minutes or less!...


We are excited to present our special springtime promotional offer! When your qualifying crew signs up for the 2015 Paul R. Christen High Adventure Base season…each crew member will get a FREE Summit shirt!!! How cool is that?!?!  Not only...

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