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Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 2 egg whites Pinch of salt 1 /4 cup melted margarine 1/4 cup all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract Prepare 15 “fortunes” on 2 1/2 x 1/2 inch slips of paper. Preheat oven to 350 ... [more]


Materials needed: masking tape or rope, measuring tape Play: Players line up along one side of the gym. Two parallel lines of masking tape are made down the center of the gym about three to four feet apart. The catcher ... [more]


1 can frozen orange juice concentrate 1 pint pineapple juice 3 ripe bananas or other fruitAdd ingredients together in pitcher. Then freeze until mixture is slushy. Spoon 2- 3 Tablespoons or more into a party glass ... [more]


Ingredients: Corn on the Cobb in its husk Melted Butter Salt and Pepper Preheat Barbeque Pull back husk of the corn and remove all the silk possible. Pour melted butter on the corn and replace the husks. Place on Barbeque ... [more]


Divide the group into teams of 5-6 people. Give each team thin typing paper and crayons and have them make rubbings of all the leaves they can find in the immediate area. Award prizes for the most leaves found, the ... [more]


Materials needed: bingo set, bingo cards, markers Play: M A G I C 58 5 6 42 49 4 1 0 2 3 19 71 72 26 FREE 2 4 29 68 55 31 62 43 3 5 0 36 ... [more]


everyone in the room stands up. The game leader starts the race by saying on your mark, get-set, go. All players then begin to move around the room. As players approach each other a single game of rock, paper and ... [more]


Danish Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup molasses 3 1/2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 3/4 cup brown sugar 3 drops anise oil 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 Tablespoon hot water 1/2 teaspoon ... [more]


Mexican Christmas festivities have the longest duration in the world. They start on December 12th and end on January 6th with the arrival of the Three Wise Men to give their gifts. There are over 30 traditions only found within ... [more]


Bagels, sliced cream cheese, softened Assorted toppings, such as baby carrots, cherry tomato halves, sliced bell peppers, poppy seeds, cucumbers, minced chives, and crunchy Chinese noodles Spread the cream cheese on the cut bagels. Set out bowls of vegetables and ... [more]


This one is regular tag except the boys have to run with one hand in a back pocket (or if it seems too easy and can be done safely, two hands!). ... [more]


Provide a list of items a boy might have in his pocket to each participant. Try to find someone with that in their pocket. Examples: marble, coin, paper clip, trading card, ball, gum, candy, pencil, etc. ... [more]


When I was a seeker, I sought both night and day. I asked the Lord to help me And He shows me the way Chorus: Go, tell it on the mountain, Over the hills and ev'ry where. Go, tell it ... [more]


Father Abraham had seven daughters, Seven daughters had Father Abraham. And they could not walk And they could not talk And they could not even sing. Notta one... shake right hand. Notta two... shake both hands. Notta three... shake both ... [more]


Go well and safely, Go well and safely, Go well and safely, The Lord be ever with you. (Stay, keep, camp, work, sleep, wake.......) ... [more]


On the first day of camping the Leader sent to me A boy who had skinned his knee On the second day of camping the Leader sent to me Two banged heads, and a boy who had skinned his knee ... [more]


A fat Girl Guide, a fat Girl Guide A skinny little Brownie and a fat Girl Guide A fat Girl Guide, a fat Girl Guide A skinny little Brownie and a fat Girl Guide The Leaders, the Leaders A skinny ... [more]


You take a land with hills and whispering pines, Rocky coasts and folks who are mighty, mighty fine Blend them in with boys of Scouting's Aim, And we'll follow on to greater fame. Firestone, land of golden dreams Hiking trails ... [more]


WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Pre-washed cotton T-shirt with a pocket Acrylic paint Paint brushes Cardboard cut to fit in-between front and back of shirt Cardboard cut to fit inside pocket Paper Towels to wipe brushes on Paper Plates to use ... [more]


Pizza Hut a Pizza Hut Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut Pizza Hut a Pizza Hut Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut McDonald McDonalds Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut A Burger King a Burger King Long ... [more]


Fire's burning, fire's burning Draw nearer, draw nearer In the gloming, in the gloming Come sing and be merry Here is what I think is the original song, "Campfire's Burning", which is often sung in the UK! Camp fire's burning, ... [more]


Version One: This song is sung when, for example, during a meal at camp a group of kids gets together and shouts "Bananas!" The councillors all stand up and yell... Did Somebody say bananas? Bananas of the world unite! Peel ... [more]


Characters: Senior Scout (like a Den chief, Denner, etc.) Junior “Cub” Scouts. Setting: All Scouts are on stage as the skit starts. Cub 1: When I grow up I’m going to be the world’s greatest broad jumper and jump like ... [more]


Materials Needed: Foam cup, bell on a string, or bell and string to attach bell to, stickers. Turn the cup upside down. Cut a small hole in the top (bottom normally) of the cup. Thread the string attached to the ... [more]


Materials Needed: See-through ornaments, metallic wrapping paper, puff paints, scissors. Cut the metallic wrap into thin strips. Take off the top of the ornament and place the strips inside. Replace the cap. Decorate the outside with puff paints or glitter. ... [more]
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Open for Business image from the World Wide Web under Fair Usage guidelines (The national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday 18 February 2020 to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate ... [More]


This BSA camp was one that was recommended to us by our readers. Scouts will thrive in the beautiful outdoor playground of Huntington Lake, California. Scouts spend quality time outside learning new skills and enjoying engaging outdoor adventures with ... [More]


Personal Scouting photo collection image Last weekend I attended my Council's Executive Board meeting in Brussels, Belgium. My commitment to the Transatlantic Council -- the primary local Council I am registered through -- calls for me to attend in person ... [More]


Image of APO brother at a workshop.Paul asked me if I knew anything about APO:"Hey, Mike!! When I was in Scouts (and you too probably), there was a page and a half in our Scout Handbooks talking about the Scout ... [More]


Stock image of fortune cookies...message below (purchased Shutterstock image)"Anyone can memorize things, but the important thing is to understand it." -- Fortune cookie messageBefore my emergent gallbladder surgery two months ago now, I would spend every Wednesday having "Chinese food" ... [More]


This BSA camp was one that was recommended to us by our readers. Camp Turrel is located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains. With easy access to the Delaware River and other local attractions, Camp Turrell is perfectly ... [More]


The Blue and Gold banquet is usually the most significant event that the Cub Scout Pack holds all year. It should be exciting and celebratory. The Blue & Gold banquet celebrates the anniversary of the birth of Scouting. I still ... [More]


I’m trying to think of several different uses for those plastic bags I have. Actually, I don’t have any plastic bags to use anymore, but I used to. The municipality where I live now banned their use completely. I ... [More]


BSA Image used under Fair Usage guidelinesHappy New Year, everyone!!!While many of you were out enjoying the holidays with friends and family, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)'s National Executive Board met for an important decision. As I stated earlier, ... [More]


The Honorable Dr. Robert M. Gates (image from the Department of Defense public website) In the history of the Boy Scouts of America, Inc., we have had only 13 Chief Scout Executives, starting with Dr. James E. West in 1911 ... [More]


This BSA camp was one that was recommended to us by our readers. Bert Adams has consistently been listed as one of the best scout camps in the United States by Boys Life and Scouting Magazines. The camp ... [More]


BSA Supply Group image used under Fair Usage guidelinesScouter Gary M. Holewinski (gholewi889@AOL.COM) wrote over on the "Scout List" (the Scouts-L youth programs discussion list, now in its' 32nd year of existence!!) back in 2012 the following about Sir Robert ... [More]


By and large, most of the authorities that we are supposed to trust say that you should not re-use your plastic water bottle and refill it with more water. According to https://www.thoughtco.com/reusing-plastic-bottles-serious-health-hazards-1204028...recent revelations about some ... [More]


Internet images used under Fair Usage GuidelinesI love love love the Salvation Army. More importantly, I love love love the outlet stores whereby I shop there on a regular basis. You probably do -- or know someone who does. It ... [More]


NBC4I image used under Fair Usage guidelinesOne of the many questions I ask Eagle Scout candidates during their Board of Review is the following:"Robert Baden-Powell (the founder of Scouting) explained to a group of volunteers in England that Scoutmastership comes ... [More]


Children can be taught first aid skills and in this article, we will talk about 7 cool ways to teach first aid to kids. There are more than just 7 ways, but for today, we will only include 7 of ... [More]


(From "Patches and Pins" by Mike Walton (c) 1998 )I had a "heart to heart" talk with my first wife, the one I called "Henna-red" because of her naturally flowing reddish-brown hair. She wanted to know when I was going ... [More]


BSA image of former CSE Wayne Brock used under Fair Usage guidelinesBruce from Blacksburg wrote in part over on Scouts-L:"I found a position description for a district executive from the Northern Illinois Council (http://clulc.org/docs/events/BSA_Dist_Exec_JobSummary.pdf) that said:"Duties include marketing, management, development, ... [More]


This BSA camp was one that was recommended to us by our readers. Several of the pictures used are from actual camping experiences sent in by our readers.Lewis and Clark Scout Reservation is on the shore of the beautiful Lewis ... [More]


Shutterstock image purchased by Mike WaltonEvery child in America should spend their first eleven years growing up green. That was the consensus of my high school peers and some of my personal friends, as well.One of our high school peers ... [More]

 

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