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Mount Tabor’s Caroline Nelson participates in service challenge
News     21 Oct 2014 | 9:48 pm
Caroline Nelson, of Mount Tabor, was one of 23 girls selected from across the nation to participate in a Girl Scouts destinations program in Costa Rica and Panama where she assisted community projects in remote indigenous villages and contributed to conservation efforts in a local nature reserve....

13 year old Eagle.
Blog     21 Oct 2014 | 7:21 pm
From the Facebook page of Steve Harvey I thought I would let it simmer for a bit before I weighed in.. and now I just can’t keep my blog silent on this. So, at a risk of pissing a bunch of folks off.. here it goes. By now, if you are an active Scouter, you are aware of the young man named James Hightower III.  He was presented his Eagle award on the Steve Harvey show. This ambitious Scout earned his Eagle award at age 12.  (he is now 13) He earned 61 merit badges, the last of which, the ever so tough Fingerprinting...

Boy Scouts providing award in memory of fallen officer
News     21 Oct 2014 | 5:56 pm
Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride's legacy will now provide the means for Boy Scouts to attend an annual camp....

Seattle Sports Co. AquaKnot 1800 Backpack Review
blog     21 Oct 2014 | 4:53 pm
Designed for rafting, canyoneering and cycling, the AquaKnot 1800 handles the elements. I set out for some casual wear-and-tear as well as some rough-and-tumble beating. I wanted to test the pack in the worst conditions; full submersion, beating on the rocks and a downpour. The pack definitely holds up and keeps dry in the rain and splashing of paddles. Made of a vinyl urethane, the pack holds out water and the shoulder straps dry within an hour or so with average temps. The pack is comfortable for a casual hike or having to go around town, the waist straps are not...

Stolen Cub Scout Trailer Found
News     21 Oct 2014 | 4:18 pm
Good news for local Cub Scouts, investigators say they have recovered their stolen trailer....

Girl Scouts Coming To An End Or Splintering Into Two Groups?
News     21 Oct 2014 | 1:22 pm
Girl Scouts is facing sharp declines in both adult volunteers and youth membership. Just days after the end of the Girl Scouts USA 53rd annual convention, talk has once again turned to the possible splintering of the longstanding organization. The Girl Scouts’ rumored ties to Planned Parenthood is one of the reasons cited by those Girl Scouts Coming To An End Or Splintering Into Two Groups? is ......

Cub Scouts, parent hurt in chemical explosion in Raymond
News     21 Oct 2014 | 12:36 pm
RAYMOND — Three Cub Scouts and a parent were hurt in a chemical explosion Monday evening while trying to conduct an experiment.According to a release from Raymond Police Chief Valerie Sheldon, the Scouts were outside a multi-purpose building owned by the Community of Faith Presbyterian Church attempting to mix boric acid and Heet antifreeze in a metal fire pit to produce a green flame when the ......

Off-Season Conditioning for Hiking
blog     21 Oct 2014 | 12:07 pm
We’ve all had an epic year of adventures on the trail!  You should feel really good about the fitness gains you’ve made over the season. It’s important to maintain (or even improve) your fitness in the off-season so that your body is ready to handle hiking and backpacking the trails again next spring. But you don’t need to spend hours in the gym hitting every body part in conditioning for hiking. *Keep it simple and start with perfect form.   Training Rules with Exercises: Stand tall Abdominals contracted Chest open while slightly engaging the shoulder blades (spine neutral) Stay slow and controlled with exercises Have fun!   These 5 exercises will keep you strong...

Summit Core Values: Spotlight On Adventure
Blog     21 Oct 2014 | 12:01 pm
As you may already know, The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, or just SBR for short, is guided by four core values: leadership, training, sustainability and adventure. Scouting itself is an adventure of many kinds, not just physical. The mental, emotional and even spiritual challenges to achieve all that Scouting offers are an adventure of growth, character and, let’s face it, down right fun. With Scouting magazine celebrating High Adventure Week, this is the perfect time for digging into the adventures at the SBR. Back in August, Scouting magazine reported that the Summit officially became a qualifying high-adventure experience for Scouts and Venturers seeking...

Recent Food Finds To Check Out
Blog     21 Oct 2014 | 11:11 am
The past few months we have had the chance to try out a number of new products – many of which are perfect for trail noshing. Wild Planet Anchovies – don’t knock them for hiking. The oil packed tins are a great protein source. Mash with a spoon or fork and mix into pasta dishes! […] The post Recent Food Finds To Check Out appeared first on Trail Cooking & The Outdoors....

EAST WINDSOR: Girl Scouts inventory trees for silver award
News     21 Oct 2014 | 10:45 am
EAST WINDSOR — Local Girl Scouts are on a mission to take inventory of trees and identify health issues in the area to complete their Silver Award project....

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