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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]

20 New Blog Posts

Grand Teton National Park is located only 10 miles south of Yellowstone Park. I was looking for some unusual facts or interesting stories to tell you about Grand Teton National Park. I found several things which were interesting and a ... [More]

Did you have piggy bank savings while growing up? I remember having an antique car (made out of metal) that had a key to open up the bottom. I gave the key to my mom, to hold for ... [More]

Have you ever been in an out of the way place, especially one that doesn’t have any or only has very limited cell coverage? I have and of course, and after wandering around for a little while and getting ... [More]

What would happen if you come home from school and look at your mom and say I’m hungry, give me a sandwich? Your Mom might give you a tired look, but still, she fixes a sandwich for you and ... [More]

A few years ago I did a series I called Kamp kitchen. It was full of useful information and an array of helpful tips and hints for all things useful to those who do large group cooking. This series ... [More]

I looked up the dictionary definitions of the words chivalry and courteous. I wanted to see what the dictionary had to say about these two words as they are not used very much anymore. I found that the words ... [More]

First, every registered adult is a volunteer and those in uniform paid for their own uniform and those are not cheap. Let me repeat, every registered adult leader in a Unit is a volunteer and pays annual dues on ... [More]

Hi Brendan Fulmer!! You posted and asked yourself (and all of us):"Had somebody tell me that BSA is a rich white kid club. Help me know how to respond, please"Okay……... This is a Black man giving you advice on how ... [More]

Things are changing here at InsaneScouter.org and we hope you like where they are heading.Thank You:We would like to welcome our new fans and say thank you to everyone for being part of our wacky scouting family.Updated Legalize:It has been ... [More]

I remember being a 3rd or 4th grader in school and having a chance to go out to the school farm. One of the things that they taught us was how to use a map and a compass. The ... [More]

The best way to wrap up a meeting and make sure everyone knows it is time to go is to close with ScoutMaster Minutes. This is an opportunity for the ScoutMaster to address the troop and leave them with something ... [More]

Hi, my name is Steve O’Connor and I am a Special Needs Scouter. I am a father of 2 Eagle Scouts, both with disabilities and both have earned their Eagle on their own!! I have been involved in the Game ... [More]

I recently visited my mom and sister and we took a day trip to the Northeastern part of Lake Tahoe with our dogs. It was a bit hazy due to the various wildfire’s smoke blowing into the area. Tahoe ... [More]

One of my favorite National Parks to visit is the Great Smokey Mountains. I’ve been here 3 times so far and still have a great deal left to see and do that I’ve never had a chance to do. I ... [More]

There is nothing like coming back to the campsite after a day of hiking or biking out in the woods and smelling dinner cooking! Food cooked over or on a campfire, outside, just seems to taste better. Scouts would go ... [More]

I have both the 100 lumens and the 200 lumens versions of this flashlight. I like both of them. They are made of metal and take a beating. The only real complaints I have is that the battery life could ... [More]

Fred Morrison never liked the name “Frisbee,” but he stopped complaining after sales began to soar. The flying disc was Morrison’s invention, first sold by the Wham-O toy company — as the “Pluto Platter.” Wham-O changed the name ... [More]

One of the easiest ways to make your camping trips easier is to eat meals that don’t require any cookware, preparation, or clean-up. Let’s talk about stick cooking. With only your simple provisions and a rod of wood, you ... [More]

We thought we would share some great skits that we found on YouTube. One of the great things about Scouts going to camp outdoors is the campfire in the early evening, at the end of an eventful day. Baden Powell ... [More]

Do you or someone you know have a lot of old pill bottles stashed in some cupboard or a drawer somewhere? How about those old canisters that camera film used to come in, seen any of those recently? Both ... [More]

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It’s late January, and new ideas are starting to show up for fresh choices for the snack bag in your pack. This round-up is all gluten-free, and a focus on allergy-friendly. Made Good – an allergy friendly treat to have...

AUSTIN - Hopdoddy customers come for the burgers, but they stay for the shakes! "I make about 600 shakes a week," laughed Hopdoddy bartender Alex Harder. There's one flavor that always outsells the rest, likely because it features everyone's favorite...

I have hiked Dungeness Spit a number of times in Sequim, Washington but I had not visited Cline Spit, a local Clallam County park. Unlike Dungeness, which is not far away, Cline Spit is free to use, where as Dungeness...

He developed a passion for target shooting as a kid growing up in Louisiana and Alabama, Clark said. As a Boy Scout, he obtained shooting merit badges, and loved developing his skills. "It's almost like this meditative experience," he said....

This week a team of Summit Bechtel Reserve employees are down in Florida, but not on vacation.  The team, consisting of members across all departments of our staff, our volunteering to help Boy Scouts of America South Florida Council’s  Camp Sawyer...

The biggest reward of earning the rank of Eagle Scout, said Pfeifer, is knowing that “very few people earn it.” “I loved my time in the scouts, especially going to Chief Logan Reservation Summer Camp,” he said. “I enjoyed scouting...

In scouting, he has been in the Order of Arrow — Boys Scouts’ Honor Society, served on staff at Camp Hiawatha, served as team leader at Philmont Scout Ranch on a cavalcade expedition, and earned several awards. His Eagle Scout...

Caleb: Did you hear about the guy who got hit by a can of Pepsi? Al: No. Is he OK? Caleb: Yes. Luckily, it was a soft drink....

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Mid-South Boy Scouts with Pack 278 built and raced their own soapbox cars Saturday for the 65 th Annual Pinewood Derby. Prizes were offered to the fastest car and the coolest paint scheme. One young man...

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Baker was also extensively involved with the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 125, as a Scout Leader and Merit Badge counselor. In 2011, Baker received the prestigious Justice Robert Benham Award for his service to the community. In addition, Baker...

Needra sent in this question: My grandson who is 6 would like to join a tiger cub program. How do I find one in my area??  This one is easy! Go to the BeAScout website. Locate the box labeled “Find Cub Scouting Units in...

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- "I feel like it was almost like a new chapter to history of scouting," said Frank Feery, pack leader of Pack 222 in Greenridge. Last night marked the first time in the pack's history that girls...

hot bananas just gives me the heebee geebeeies it is the one camp food I really can't eat whenever it is on the menu I always take my banana and my chocolate and eat the composite parts individually so much...

In October 2017, the Boy Scouts of America took the historic step of deciding to allow girls into our Cub Scouting and Boy Scouting programs  The introduction of Family Scouting, as it’s known, into Cub Scout packs was to begin...



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