Scouts are all heart
News 6 Mar 2014 | 1:35 am
The Girl Scouts of the Oswego Service Unit recently held a workshop event to make valentines for veterans. This community service project is a national event, and locally more than 40 Girl Scouts ages...
Issue 387 – March 5, 2014
blog 5 Mar 2014 | 12:43 pm
Our troop will be going in a high-adventure kayaking trip on the Colorado River. One of the parents in our troop would like to bring his ten year-old daughter along. What’s the BSA policy on siblings attending high-adventure trips like this? (Karl Smith, Grand Canyon Council, AZ)
Here’s the good news: You don’t need a BSA policy to say no. This not only isn’t a good idea; it’s a crummy idea. Boy Scouting is all about boys and young men having adventures together. Boy Scouting isn’t about “family camping” and it sure isn’t about dragging along some Scout’s little sister!...
ALLENTOWN: Borough, UF Scouts race in annual derby
News 5 Mar 2014 | 11:51 am
ALLENTOWN — The Stone Bridge Middle School was transformed into a mini raceway Jan. 25 when about 60 Allentown and Upper Freehold Cub Scouts from Pack 180 and their families cheered on their cars at the annual Pinewood Derby....
Girl Scout Cookie Sales 2014
News 5 Mar 2014 | 10:43 am
The Girl Scouts of Louisiana Pines to the Gulf region is having their annual girls scout cookie sale. The purpose of the cookie sale is to help the scouts experience running their own business. The girl scouts will be stationed around the Acadiana are until March 17, 2014. There is now an easier way to find them by downloading the app on a smart phone! For more info visit: w ww.gslpg.org Or ......
Blog 5 Mar 2014 | 10:15 am
When I took these photos on a trip to Arches National Park, at the time I didn’t know what the tree was. Just that it really called to me. I was taken by them at the first one I saw. I felt like I was seeing a forest of gnarled evil, which I wanted to […]The post Utah Junipers appeared first on Trail Cooking & The Outdoors....
Scouts compete in annual Pinewood Derby
News 5 Mar 2014 | 10:12 am
SPARTA — Cub Scouts from Pack 295 in Sparta recently participated in their Annual Pinewood Derby Race. The scouts and siblings all built their own race cars out of blocks of wood....
The Summit looks beautiful under a blanket of snow and ice
Blog 5 Mar 2014 | 9:47 am
Start a fire or grab a blanket before viewing these stunning new images of the Summit Bechtel Reserve in winter.
The fields where 30,000 jamboree participants camped seven months ago are now coated with snow. Lakes where Scouts and Venturers tried paddleboarding, dragon boats and “Water Reality” last July are iced over. The AT&T Summit Stadium, where tens of thousands gathered to hear Mike Rowe, 3 Doors Down and the King of Sweden, looks more suited for downhill skiing than a show.
The gorgeous aerial photographs are the work of Gary Hartley, director of community and government relations at the BSA’s newest national high-adventure...
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