Cub Scouts Pack Over 8,400 Meals For Needy
News 6 Dec 2013 | 12:49 pm
Praying for the safe voyage and safe arrival of food (from left) Wesley Turner, Nathan Sommerfeldt, Aidan Balow, Alejandro Garcia, Jacob Hoffman, Dorian Ortiz-Schrader and Joshua Whisler....
Company gives glimpse of rocket science to next generation
News 6 Dec 2013 | 11:39 am
ADELANTO As a group of wide-eyed Boy Scouts from the High Desert watched the firing of multiple rockets, one engineer hoped he was looking at the scientists of the future. "My ultimate goal is to have one of these scouts come back in about six years and tell me that they've chosen a......
Australia In 100 Days
blog 6 Dec 2013 | 11:34 am
The movie Australia In 100 Days by Silke Schranz and Christian Wuestenberg. Photo credit: Australia In 100 days.
Looking for Australia travel inspiration? Then you might fancy the movie Australia In 100 Days by independent filmmakers Silke Schranz and Christian Wuestenberg.
From “lush green rainforests to glowing red earth and white sandy beaches”, the filmmakers traveled Australia in 100 days, 22,000 kilometres in a camper and 2,000 kilometres on foot. Part personal experience, nature documentary and travel guide, Schranz and Wuestenberg documented every day of the journey into all regions of Australia on camera.
“We had so many great experiences, we swam with...
Blog 6 Dec 2013 | 8:58 am
PINEWOOD DERBY CAR SHOWCASEThe Natural - Mark & Will OsbourneMy son Will is in his third year of Cub Scouts and really loves working on his pinewood derby cars. Shown is "The Natural", his car from the 2007 season. After I cut the block down to the thin wedge that he wanted, he sanded off the saw marks and found that the straight grain lines were quite striking. So, instead of paint, he opted to just clear coat the car. The car took third place in the pack pinewood derby and thus qualified for the district...
Search and Rescue teams up with Scouts
News 6 Dec 2013 | 6:05 am
The Calaveras County Search and Rescue team got injected with some young blood last month after a partnership up with the Boy Scouts of America boosted the size of its response team, with four Scouts earning the chance to be first responders....
BSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan K – Be an Artist
Blog 6 Dec 2013 | 5:00 am
BSA provides Wolf den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. Today’s plan is a supplemental den meeting plan in which Wolf Cub Scouts learn about colors and communicating through art. This plan covers part of Wolf Elective 12 – Be an Artist.
If you don’t already have the BSA den meeting plans, download BSA Supplemental Wolf Den Meeting Plan K to follow along with this article.
Wolf Den Meeting Plans – Be an Artist
Preparation and Before the Meeting
Art can be messy, so meet in a location where you can paint, use markers, crayons, etc. Covering tables with vinyl tablecloths which wipe down...
Summit Spotlight Venue: The Rocks
Blog 6 Dec 2013 | 4:02 am
The Summit has taken the best of rock climbing in the New River Gorge in West Virginia and, with the help of Eldorado Climbing Walls, brought it onsite to create a climbing haven.
Introductory climbs? You bet.
Challenging climbs? Got ‘em.
Bouldering problems? Oh yeah.
The ability to put tons of Scouts on the rock at once? Definitely.
As one of the largest man-made, outdoor climbing facilities in the country, The Rocks is pretty special. Check out the video above to see the different features.
Can you spot the dalmatian (see what we did there?) in the video? Put the timestamp in the comments for a random...
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