Girl Scouts planning a Christmas adventure
News 5 Dec 2013 | 9:02 pm
It’s the season of giving and local Girl Scouts are planning a Christmas adventure that will give back to people all over local communities....
Nelson Mandela – Gone Home!
News 5 Dec 2013 | 8:03 pm
"The Scout Movement is a world leader in educating youth. Scouting inspires patriotism, sound moral values, courage, character-building, self-reliance and community awareness....
Gone Home - Nelson Mandela 1918-2013
Blog 5 Dec 2013 | 7:53 pm
Nelson Mandela,first democratically elected president of South Africa and patron of Scouts South Africa died at his home in Johannesburg last night."The international Scout movement is a world leader in youth education, and has particular relevance to the needs of youth in Africa and the emerging democracies around the globe.I am pleased with the progress of Scouting in South Africa, and in the steps which are now being taken to make the programme accessible to more young people. The importance of a high moral code, which is at the foundation of the Scout movement, cannot be stressed too highly." -Nelson...
Boy scouts to collect food donations Saturday
News 5 Dec 2013 | 5:14 pm
Salem area boy scouts will be going door to door collecting nonperishable food items from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 7, during the Scouting for Food drive....
Melrose Scout Productions Podcast #136: Vista at the Roundtable
Blog 5 Dec 2013 | 5:08 pm
One of the things we are doing a bit different this year at the monthly Scenic District Boy Scout roundtable meetings is to break up the meeting, near the half way point, with a game, song, or skit. The goal is to introduce a new game or teach a new song or skit to troop leaders that they may take back to use in their own troops. One month we played one pitch kickball. The next month we played Tip with a frisbee. Everyone seems to be enjoying themselves so far.
Last month I lead the group in one of my...
Northern Tier Gear List
Blog 5 Dec 2013 | 4:00 pm
I worked up a gear list for our crews that are going to Northern Tier in 2014. We will test the list as we do our training outings to see what can be cut or added. Taking as little as possible is a goal given the limited amount of space that will be available. Give the list a look over and leave your comments with feedback. Most of the items are directly from the official NT participant manual. Dry Clothes (Camp) Lightweight camp shoes, close toed Synthetic long sleeve shirt ...
Cub Scouts tackle Heysen Trail
News 5 Dec 2013 | 3:31 pm
Bunnings? 1 Several Riverland businesses have banded together to oppose mooted plans by national home improvement company Bunnings to build a development in the region....
Phone app puts success of Girl Scout cookie sale in palm of hand
News 5 Dec 2013 | 2:15 pm
Customers across Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council's 26 southwest Texas counties will have the opportunity to purchase Girl Scout cookies a bit earlier this year and receive them just in time for New Year's thanks to a new app....
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If your a frequent reader of this blog you will know that training is a common theme. I have written about training a lot. The Trained Leader logo is from...