Pocketknife and Multitool Buying Guide
Blog 22 Sep 2016 | 10:01 pm
A quality knife or multitool is one of the handiest things you can carry in your pack. It’ll help you spread peanut butter, carve a tent stake, fillet a rainbow trout, maybe even save your life. But you have to pick the right tool for the job.
There are several types of knives.
All-purpose folding pocketknives are common in Scouting. Most come with tools such as a can opener, screwdriver, tweezers and, of course, knife blades — all in one compact package. Though they can be extremely handy, a downside is the knife blade doesn’t lock into place, so it...
Shelter Stories and More: The fourth decade for a Boy Scout project
News 22 Sep 2016 | 8:36 pm
Ren must be going through a mid-life crises or something because she’s driving me to distraction. I read that Tortoiseshell cats are big talkers. First of all, I thought tortoiseshell was a color, not a breed. Maybe we don’t get too old to learn these ......
Junior Girl Scout Handbook
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News 22 Sep 2016 | 6:04 pm
Boy Scout Troop 21, sponsored by St. Mary’s Visitation Parish, spent another week at Goose Pond Scout Reservation recently. In addition to the 69 merit badges earned by all the Scouts attending camp, five new scouts completed the Pathways Program ......
Sony Santa Monica Supports Girl Scouts Game Design Badge
News 22 Sep 2016 | 6:00 pm
Sony's Santa Monica Studio has teamed up with Women in Games International and Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles to support a new Girl Scouts badge for video game design. The studio will host a workshop for Girl Scouts in Los Angeles 10am-4pm tomorrow ......
Potential Merit Badges For The Millennials
News 22 Sep 2016 | 5:24 pm
Below is a funny series of 15 merit badges for the Millenials, designed by the website Distractify, they include some very actual achievements like writing out an entire word, eating a meal without posting it on Instagram, listening to a voicemail or ......
Scouts, win big prizes and share your MacGyver-inspired projects
Blog 22 Sep 2016 | 11:30 am
Trapped on a roof, MacGyver bent the steel shaft of a TV antenna and held on as he zip-lined down a rope to the ground.
When he needed a plane, MacGyver built his own using bamboo poles, a tent, a lawnmower engine and — naturally — duct tape.
And when a typewriter broke down, he repaired it with a Swiss Army knife and the ink cartridge from a ballpoint pen.
Yeah, there’s a reason blog readers selected MacGyver as one of the fictional characters most likely to be an Eagle Scout. Like real-life Scouts, MacGyver is kind, brave and resourceful.
The MacGyver of the 1980s and early ’90s used problem-solving skills, science...
Orthodox Representation at Regional Scout Jamboree
News 22 Sep 2016 | 9:53 am
The summer before each national jamboree held by the Boy Scouts of America, a regional version takes place in Washington State at Joint Base Lewis-McChord south of Seattle. On August 25-28, “Washjam2016” brought together some 4,500 Scouts and adult ......