Mobile Version
Move your mouse over me


InsaneScouter Logo
Home > Blog
advertise with us

Ramblings Blog

rssSubscribe Blog Roll

Calender [X]

By: webmaster      

A very good buddy of mine wrote this and said I could share it with all of you. I think it rings of the sentiment behind Veterans Day. As you read please keep all our Veterans and even active duty soldiers in your prayers. With out there dedication to protect our freedoms where would be?Through the wars of yesteryearThrough the wars of yesteryear We think back on the fallen And to we have to think...[More]

By: JennEscalona      

Our kids learn how to manage money by watching us. However, we’re not always the best role models. I know as soon as I get a big paycheck I like to splurge a little. Which, let’s be honest, isn’t the best example to set when it comes to managing money!So instead of just letting them watch from the shadows, why not get them involved? Learning all about money is part of life and there’s no...[More]

By: webmaster      

I’ve often recommended that the honoree at an Eagle court of honor present flowers to his mother. Troop 7 in Warwick, R.I., takes this idea to a new level. At each of its courts of honor, every Eagle Scout mom in the audience receives a rose. As Patty Gomm explained, the roses are presented during a special segment of the program. Typically, the mother of the current honoree receives one color, while the other mothers...[More]

By: webmaster      

My friends mom makes this awesome White Chile Dish. Everytime she makes it she gives me a bowl of it. I asked her for the recipe and permission to share it, which I got. Please enjoy the following.Ingredients 2 1/2 lbs Ground Turkey (Lean 93/7)28 oz Chicken Broth (low fat/low sodium/no MSG)2 Medium Onions (Diced)4 15 oz Cans Cannellini Beans, Great Northern or Combo of Both2 tsp. Cumin1 tsp. Sweet Paprika 1 tsp. Chili Powder1...[More]

By: webmaster      

The Scoutmaster’s key role in many Eagle Scout courts of honor is the presentation phase, when the honoree receives his Eagle badge, his mother receives her mother’s pin, etc. The master of ceremonies and other presenters get to stand behind a lectern and read from scripts, but the Scoutmaster is left standing in the middle of the stage with the honoree and his parents.For many people, not having the protection of a lectern can be...[More]

By: webmaster      

The square knot is also know as the the reef knot. I have also hear it commonly refereed to as the “joining” or “friendship” knot. It is a simple knot, most commonly used to join two ropes of the same size together. However, The International Guild of Knot Tyers warns that this knot should never be used to join two ropes together. A sheet bend should be used instead. Knotting authority Clifford Ashley claimed that...[More]

By: webmaster      

One of the most inspiring stories from last summer’s Jamboree was about a participant named Sean Brame, who happens to be a quadruple amputee. Despite his disability, Sean is a Life Scout who participated in the full array of Jamboree activities. (The Jamboree Journal devoted a full spread to his story.)Given its flexibility and self-paced nature, Scouting is a great program for kids with all sorts of disabilities. Often, all that’s required is a little...[More]

By: webmaster      

Today we will take a look at the knife, a tool and a weapon all rolled in one. It all depends how you use it. When a clean and sharp knife is used properly it is relatively safe and extremely useful. However, it is first and foremost a knife.As a Scout at summer camp one year, one of my fellow Scouts was sitting at the picnic table carving a stick. The knife slipped into his...[More]

By: JennEscalona      

Today’s guest post is brought to you by WePay, the easiest way to collect money online. Back in the olden days of the Boy Scouts, when it came time for any fundraisers you would have your relatives and neighbors to sell popcorn to. Sure, popcorn still works, however nowadays it's more likely that potential contributors are spread across the state or even the country. So how are you supposed to help Johnny gather up the...[More]

By: webmaster      

Setting a date is a critical first step in planning an Eagle court of honor. Until you’ve set a date, you can’t confirm a location, nail down your presenters, and send out invitations.But the date is important for another reason: It can greatly affect who shows up for the ceremony. A weekend date makes it easier for out-of-town guests to attend. Holding the ceremony on your troop’s meeting night ensures good participation by troop members....[More]

Calender [X]
<<   May 2015
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Follow Us

Show Control Box

Forgot Password     Signup

Ramblings Blog
Scouting News
    View all Scout news

Sunday Scouting Hot Finds Newsletter May 17, 2015
My 5 Junior Girl Scouts completed their Bronze Award project yesterday and as you can see they had some help. One of the points of the project is to make...

About | Sitemap | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | Privacy Statement

An official InsaneScouter Sponsor

Helping Scout leaders one resource at a time...

Generously hosted by Techya

SRSquare manages this site

Materials found on the InsaneScouter's Website © 1998 - 2016 may be reproduced and used by all Scouting volunteers for training, entertainment and program purposes consistent with Scouting and Guiding Organizations. Unless otherwise noted on the page. If you believe we are republishing your copyrighted material without permission, please Contact Us including the link/url of said content to have it removed or your copyright information added.

Please be advised that InsaneScouter is NOT affiliated with any Scouting or Guiding Organization.

All opinions expressed on these pages are those of the original authors. All holdings are subject to this Disclaimer.