I saw this posted on a Scouting mailing list and thought I would share it. Hope you enjoy...
Our Cubbing Years
My bowling ball is gathering dust, My favorite golf clubs are full of rust. The satisfaction from down inside Removes the selfish feelings I try to hide. We joined Cubbin' and it has been fun, Glad I took this time to spend with my son. For these short years we will be pals, Until he starts...[More]
What do these letters mean to you... S.C.O.U.T.I.N.G Here are some answers I found on a UK Scouting message board. Please feel free to send me your answers via email and I add them to this or a new post. Sensational Challenging Outdoors Unique Together Inspirational Networking Global Social Camaraderie Outdoors Uniform Teaching of new skills Investigating New experiences Great adventure Surprises Challenge Outdoor Unlimited Teamwork Independence Negotiation Go for it S- Suprising C- Challenging...[More]
A group of Eagle Scouts, well established in their careers, were discussing their lives at a Troop reunion. They decided to go visit their old Scoutmaster, now retired, who was always an inspiration to them. During their visit, the conversation turned to complaints about stress in their work, lives and relationships. Offering his guests hot chocolate, the Scoutmaster went into the kitchen and returned with a large pot of hot chocolate and an assortment...[More]
BECAUSE OF MY SON
Becuase of my son - I found a job to do.
became a Scouter, tried and true!
I understand boys.better - becuase of my son.
It happened through Scouting - Gee, what fun'
Becuase of my son - I can be worthwhile.
OR what a reward, to see a boy's smile!
Tis endless, the pleasures gained from Scouting.
Because of my son - I attend each meeting and outing!
Because of my son - I've gained friends beyond measure.
This is my Scouting New Years resolutions
Well here it is January 4th.
How many of you have made New Years Resolutions?
If your like most people you've made one to lose some weight, or to be more organized, or to go to school and work on that degree or????
But How many of you have made Scouting New Years Resolutions?
I thought I'd share with you mine for this year.......
First I promise to do my best to help the...[More]
The hearts and prayer of everyone at InsaneScouter goes out to those affected by the Tornado at a Scout Camp in Iowa killing 4. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,365782,00.html...[More]
Recently this was shared with me, and I thought it was so funny and yet true, that I just had to pass it on. Sixteen Steps to Building a Campfire 1. Split dead limb into fragments and shave one fragment into slivers. 2. Bandage left thumb. 3. Chop other fragments into smaller fragments 4. Bandage left foot. 5. Make structure of slivers (include those embedded in hand) 6. Light Match 7. Light Match 8. Repeat...[More]
Welcome to the InsaneScouter Ramblings blog. This blog will be used to announce news relating to InsaneScouter, let you know of good pod/video casts I may find, show off a cool website I may stumble upon, a place where I may jabber about some topic, I may post a short story or even have a good rant. I hope you enjoy this blog, will find in your heart to make a donation to InsaneScouyer, and...[More]
I am very happy that all of the hard work that all our volunteers and myself have been putting in is finally paying off. As I am sure you have noticed this site loads faster, is easier to navigate and offers some nice features such as the 5 star rating of a page and ability to post comments about a page. What you see now is just the start, but has taken months to make...[More]
I recently recorded a podcast with PTCMedia about Scouts with ADHD and other challenges and talked about my own challenges both as a youth in Scouts, School and life and now as an adult. Additionally. I offer tips on how to work with and deal with these Scouts, as well as some advice that may help all the Scouts in your group. You may listen to this podcast at http://www.ptcmedia.net/podpress_trac/play/316/0/SR44_20080326.mp3. Enjoy....[More]
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