Podcast 294 – Cooperative Volunteering
Blog 23 Nov 2015 | 9:29 am
What if you aren’t running the show?
Not every Scouter is in a key position to effect change, not every scouter shares your exact understanding of the ‘right’ way to do things, so how do you volunteer cooperatively?
The answer isn’t all that complicated, it’s one you likely remind your Scouts of all the time. Volunteering is challenging enough without the trouble created by those who can’t work cooperatively together with others.This podcast features my best advice if you find yourself in that sort of situation.
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B-P’s Blog – Faith, Hope, and Love
Blog 22 Nov 2015 | 9:05 am
During his lifetime Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the worldwide Scouting movement, wrote many books and articles directed to Scouters.
Each Sunday I’ll publish a selection from his writings in the hope that you’ll draw inspiration and understanding from his timeless ideas.
IT has been said that youth is fortified by hope and old age is soothed by content. Youth looks forward with hope, old age looks round with content, and some day, when I grow old, I am going to look round with great content. In the meantime you who are not over eighty-one must go on with the work you are...
Camping Tools Wishlist
Blog 21 Nov 2015 | 8:21 am
Here are time-tested and reliable choices that make great gifts for Scouts and Scouters!
You can send a wishlist from this post too! You’ll find it after the descriptions below.
High quality Victorinox Swiss Army Knives will last a lifetime. Victorinox knives are reasonably priced and guaranteed for life, a bit more expensive than cheaper alternatives, but well worth the additional cost.
Cheaper knives don’t stay sharp, have loose joints, and I have seen them break or fold up and injure Scouts accidentally with normal use.
A bright red knife is less likely to be lost, especially if it is attached to a lanyard or chain.
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The other day I mentioned to my husband it had been awhile since I had photographed a Chipmunk. I lamented that I missed seeing them when we...