OC Water Agencies to host Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic
News 2 Dec 2016 | 11:29 am
More than 80 Boy Scouts are expected to earn their “Soil & Water Conservation” merit badges on Saturday, during a clinic hosted by the El Toro Water District (ETWD) and Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC). The clinic at ETWD’s water ......
A Simple Way to Supply a Scout in Need
Blog 2 Dec 2016 | 10:59 am
National Scout shops are providing the Scouting community an opportunity to help local Scouts who may be in need of uniforms, Scouting equipment, and other program needs.
Similar to an Angel Tree, the Ethan Giving Tree allows customers, Scouts and Scouters to select a Scout in need using cards on a Christmas tree from any of our Scout shops. The card has the Scout’s first name and the items in need. Once selected, the supporter can purchase one or all the items needed from the card and provide them to the Scout Shop Team, who in turn will collect and provide all the items...
Wandering in the Autumn Forest
blog 2 Dec 2016 | 9:53 am
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When does a hike become wandering? Pause. Breathe. Listen. Close you eyes. Breathe. Listen. See Nature without your eyes. Breathe. Listen. Slowly open your eyes. Wander.
Love to ALL!
Appreciate the wild spaces as they will be in peril as of January 20, 2017. 100 years of our National Parks could be coming to an end. Document so America does not forget the legacy of Teddy Roosevelt’s gift. Love, Hike and Protect.
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Marion scout receives Eagle Scout honor
News 2 Dec 2016 | 9:13 am
Marion — Marion resident Jack Nakashian was recognized by Troop 32 of Marion in a Court of Honor for meeting all the requirements to achieve the Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank — Eagle Scout. Nakashian finished his Eagle Scout service project ......
'Jack' Nakashian attains Eagle Scout rank
News 2 Dec 2016 | 8:57 am
MARION - Last year, just before Christmas, John (Jack) Richard Nakashian physically completed his Eagle Scout service project, a 160-foot elevated walkway on the White Eagle Trail at the end of Parlowtown Road in Marion. The service project is one of the ......
Michigan Cub Scout breaks regional record for popcorn sales
Blog 2 Dec 2016 | 8:00 am
Mason Schlafer, a 10-year-old Cub Scout in Pack 4055 of the Michigan Crossroads Council, sold a lot of popcorn this year.
So much, the council and its popcorn supplier say, that Mason broke a Central Region record.
To date, the Cub Scout has sold more than $20,800 worth of the stuff, and the motivation for his record-breaking haul is rooted firmly in the Scout Oath: “to help other people at all times.”
And the winner is …
At a recent Pinewood Derby, Mason noticed that the trophies the pack presented to winners were a little, let’s say, lacking.
They actually were plastic glasses spray-painted gold — a clever and inexpensive solution. But, says Andrea...
Eagle resident earns Eagle Scout rank
News 2 Dec 2016 | 7:31 am
Eagle resident earns Eagle Scout rank Eagle resident Victor Krieg, 16, earned his Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America on Nov. 27. Check out this story on lakecountrynow.com: http://www.lakecountrynow.com/story/news/local/mukwonago-chief/2016 ......
1 Dead in 2-Car Collision in Columbia County
News 2 Dec 2016 | 7:19 am
The Honda was driven by Donna Preuss, 27, of Philmont. Gagliardi, her passenger Wilma Westover of Niverville and Preuss were taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. Two passengers in Preuss’ car — Sabrina Martinez, 17 ......