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First Class Rank Requirement 1a
Blog     26 Aug 2016 | 6:56 am
Some requirements, like First Class Rank Requirement 1a, can be confusing; Since joining, participate in 10 separate troop/patrol activities, six of which include overnight camping. These 10 activities do not include troop or patrol meetings. On at least five of the six campouts, spend the night in a tent that you pitch or other structure that you help erect (such as a lean-to, snow cave, or tepee). I created a simple logic chart to determine if a given activity fulfils First Class Rank Requirement 1a; The chart is available to download as a pdf document below. If you are curious about my take on the new...


Future Camping Gear Reviews
Blog     23 Aug 2016 | 7:10 am
As a happy gear nerd I enjoy writing camping gear reviews once in awhile, especially when that gear stands the test of time. When I write about gear it’s usually stuff I have used for at least a year or two, and often a decade or more. I turn down most of the requests I receive to review camping gear. Most of what is offered does more to weigh your pack down than significantly improve your camping experience. New iterations are, at best, incremental improvements and game-changing innovations are rare. Here’s three items I’ll be writing about soon; Helinox Chair I spotted these in an article about canoeing a year or two ago. They...


Podcast 325 – Email Answers
Blog     22 Aug 2016 | 5:22 am
I hope you had a great summer… The picture for this week’s podcast is one of my favorite campsites on Proulx lake in Ontario Canada’s Algonquin Provincial Park. We took twenty people in three crews this year and had a great time. I am glad to be back, and this week I’ll answer some of the email questions you have sent over the break. In 30+ years as a Scouter I have been through difficult situations. Some still cause me discomfort when I think about them and I wonder if I could have handled them better. In this podcast I’ll answer an email about the decision...



   
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