Star, Life, and Eagle- Service
Blog 4 Mar 2014 | 6:32 pm
Once a Scout has completed all of the requirements and has achieved the rank of First Class, he can be expected to know all of those skills that make a good Scout. Camping, First Aid, Citizenship, and living the Scout Oath and Law. And so as the Scout continues his growth to becoming and Eagle Scout, the ranks of Star, Life, and ultimately Eagle require of the Scout to develop leadership and service and in doing so complete the continuum of become an Eagle Scout.
Summed up as being a Servant Leader.
Aside from earning those few merit badges that assist in...
Cool Gift From My Beloved Husband
blog 4 Mar 2014 | 12:56 pm
Lee Hiller Hike Our Planet by Londons Times Cartoons
I was surprised when my beloved Husband Rick London sent me this cartoon to preview… I never imagined I would be immortalized in a Londons Times Cartoon. This is the coolest gift!
If you love to laugh and have ah ha moments please visit his Londons Times Cartoons website to see his amazing, crazy, wild, screwball, scary, hilarious, thought provoking ideas in words and imagery. You can find his great merchandise at Rick London Gifts.
Thank You Baby!!!!!
Love Your LW LeeFiled under: Hot Springs Arkansas Tagged: Deer, Hiking Trails, Hot Springs National Park, Londons...
Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia to Honor Jane Hemmer as 2014 Gainesville Woman of Distinction
News 4 Mar 2014 | 12:46 pm
Jane Hemmer, a highly acclaimed forensic artist, former Georgia State Senator and Hall County Commissioner, has been named the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia 2014 Gainesville Woman of Distinction. The luncheon event will be held on Tuesday, March, 11 at 11:30 a.m., at the Gainesville First United Methodist Church. (PRWeb March 04, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014 ......
Cookie monsters: Counterfeiters cheat Girl Scout troop out of money
News 4 Mar 2014 | 12:33 pm
A pair of counterfeiters took petty crime to a new low when they used fake money to buy Girl Scout cookies. Even worse, they reportedly received real cash after paying with fake $50 bills, leaving the girls stuck with the bill on both ends....
Paleo Meals To Go: Coconut Berry Breakfast
Blog 4 Mar 2014 | 9:08 am
I really have enjoyed having the opportunity to try out meals from Paleo Meals To Go. Not only are the meals delicious, but they have a great ingredient list. Having a chance to try out their Coconut Berry Breakfast? Yum! With plenty of fiber, tummy filling fat (from nuts and yummy coconut) and protein, you […]The post Paleo Meals To Go: Coconut Berry Breakfast appeared first on Trail Cooking & The Outdoors....
Meet the Coywolf
Blog 4 Mar 2014 | 9:06 am
Michael Smith shared this coywolf infographic with me on Google plus. The coywolf is a remarkable new hybrid mix of western coyote and eastern wolf. The coywolf’s range is growing and they are thriving in urban and suburban areas. It’s thought this new hybrid species first appeared early in the last century in Ontario, Canada’s Algonquin Provincial Park. We may have a coywolf (almost certainly a coyote) living quite nearby in our little town here in Southeastern Pennsylvania, there’s an ideal patch of habitat and I know people have seen a creature there that meets the description.
What I find remarkable (and inspiring)...
Traveling By Caravan To France
blog 4 Mar 2014 | 8:48 am
Taking a trip with your caravan from the UK to France? Then take a look at this infographic Taking Your Caravan to France by Ryedale Caravan & Leisure....
Here are the most- and least-popular merit badges of 2013 and of all time
Blog 4 Mar 2014 | 8:28 am
The reign of First Aid merit badge continues.
More Boy Scouts earned this Eagle-required merit badge in 2013 than any other. And it wasn’t event close.
Not only was it the most-earned merit badge in 2013, it also topped the list in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 … you get the idea.
In all, 6.9 million Scouts have earned First Aid merit badge since its debut in 1911. Yep, you guessed it; that’s more than any other in history.
Which other merit badges made the Top 10 last year? What was 2013′s most-earned merit badge that isn’t on the Eagle-required list? And which merit badges were...
Programming Merit Badge
Blog 4 Mar 2014 | 8:00 am
As a software developer, I was really excited to see the Programming merit badge for Boy Scouts introduced. Today’s youth are more and more connected via technology. Understanding programming will help them understand how to use that technology safely and effectively.
Programming Merit Badge Requirements
Safety. Do the following:
Show your counselor your current, up-to-date Cyber Chip.
Discuss first aid and prevention for the types of injuries or illnesses that could occur during programming activities, including repetitive stress injuries and eyestrain.
History. Do the following:
Give a brief history of programming, including at least three milestones related to the advancement or development of programming.
Describe the evolution...
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