Celebrating Juneteenth - ISNL 21-24
Posted On: 2021-11-30

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Published: Jun 21, 2021

 

 

 

 

With all the craziness going on in the world, is there something small, anything we can do as Scouters to help Scouting stay strong and grow? What is it that Scouts are looking for from Scouts? Friends, social time, outdoor adventure, to have fun, or maybe, to sit around a campfire having smores and telling crazy ghost stories?

 

There are so many things they look for and desire, but are we giving it to them? What can we do to make Scouting more fun and exciting? How can we encourage our young leaders to put on a stronger and more amazing program? Do you let them fall down and get back up bit battered but proud to try again?

 

All Scouting is local, and thus the answer to this question will be different not only by where you are located but also by the leaders and youth in your units. We should take the time to reflect on how Scouting is different for everyone everywhere. At the same time, we have a common framework for us to work within that allows us to bring a lot of joy, adventure, and so many other things to them, even if it only impacts one scout or many.

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EQUIPMENT: American Flag, Pack Flag, stands, letter cards for spelling out America SETTING: Color guard brings in colors as in usual flag ceremony, but before the colors re posted each Cub  Scout holds up his lette......
 
 

Have you found since you turned me down, The one that you were searching for. Are you glad that you made me sad, For you know I vowed to love you evermore. CHORUS:   What d......
 
 

In my last post I talked about how I was as a Scout, my learning disabilities and what Scouting meant to me. In this post I would like to offer a few points on how to deal with other Scouts like me. The first thing don't hide the problems from ......
 
 

This is a topic near and dear to my heart. I guess because of my extensive training when I was in Americorps*NCCC and was the team quartermaster. Just for background my training includes BSA Totin Chit, National Forest Serv......
 
 

Here is an idea on how you can organize and keep track of all those award cards you have or will receive while involved with scouting. Get a small, one-inch binder and various sizes of plastic sport card holders and sheet protectors. The sport card holders work great for ......
 
 

  NEEDED: Five Cub Scouts dressed as clowns....
 
 

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. ......
 
 

Scouting is a game.  Being a well trained leader allows you to guide the boys how to better play the game and have fun.  Being a well trained leader you have the knowledge how to play the game safely and keep the boys coming back. Now taking the requir......
 
 

Submitted by James Shepherd Despite your best efforts, something will go wrong at your court of honor. The color guard will put the American flag on the wrong side of the stage, the sound system will produce eardrum-piercing feedback, a presenter will flub his lines. Wha......
 
 

  Personnel: Cubmaster or Den Leader I am part of Nature. I am part of everything that lives. I am bound together with all living things in the air, in land, and in water. My life depends upon Nature, upon its balance, upon its resources, and upon the ......
 
 

Now this is the Pack Trainer in me talking or the pt part of ptsteve, lol.  No lecture, I have always found no one listens when lectured to.  If you don’t know all REQUIRED training by BSA can be done online, but if yo......
 
 

There are many different types and sizes of coolers. For most of our campouts ones that plug into the car will be to small, and not practical for extended stays. I also find the cheap foam throw away ones not the best option for campout after campout. I also believe ......
 
 

  Going on a field trip is a great way to educate your scouts without boring them out of existence. Your scouts will be fascinated by what they will learn and they ......
 
 

It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Never has this been truer than when explaining scouting to a new boy or his parents. This year, our pack decided to work on improving our recruiting numbers in several ways. One of those came upon us ......
 
 

This story actually occurred to me as a Scout... No I was not bitten by a snake but I came close twice. As a teenager hiking I tended to just hike, pay attention to the scenery, chat with the other Scouts, etc but did not really keep an eye ......
 
 

Personnel:  11 Cubs Equipment: Card with part on the back and large capitol letters on front to spell out Americanism. A is for AdvantagesWe have so......
 
 

The US Flag and a pack flag are carried to the front by the color guards.  They face the audience.  The lights are turned down and a Cub Scout stands in between the flags.  A spotlight is turned on the setting.  A goo......
 
 

He was headed into Boston in a big diesel truck It was his first shift about and he was havin' lots of luck He was headed the wrong direction down a one way street in town And this is what he said when the police chased him down Give me ......
 

 
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DEVOM: What animal doesn’t deserve straight A’s in school?SHAWN: I don’t know.DEVOM: A cheetah!...
 
 


From zoos and museums to airplane hangars and alpaca farms, couples looking for wedding venues have a world of out-of-the-box options. But a new destination for nuptials is promising something you won’t find anywhere else: adventure and elegance in an unforgettable setting. The Summit Bechtel Reserve, the BSA’s high-adventure haven ......
 
 


On long backcountry treks, you’ll want a hydration plan other than to lug around multiple gallons of water. When you encounter a freshwater source, such as a river or a lake, you have a few options to make that water potable: boil, filter or treat with tablets. You’ll want to ......
 
 


A dozen Scouts on horseback meander through the Utah desert. “Dismount!” their Scoutmaster calls. The Scouts do as asked and then scatter to explore their surroundings. Two of the Scouts, one named Herman and another named Indiana Jones, step inside a dark cave and soon discover they aren’t in there ......
 
 


DYLAN: Why do bees have sticky hair?CASEY: Why?DYLAN: Because they use honeycombs....
 
 


Scouts across the country respectfully retire worn-out American flags, most often by burning — the preferred method, according to the U.S. Flag Code. But burning isn’t the only retirement option. American flags can be retired by a number of ways, such as burning or recycling. Flags that are dirty or ......
 
 


  Yesterday I batch filmed 4 unboxing videos so that I can have some new content to share during the summer when I am away at camp. Thankfully through the support of my Patrons who have joined the Scouting Hot Finds Insiders I’ve been able to hire an audio and video editor ......
 
 


June 2021 Time to make: 3 hoursFinishing: 1 hour  Source : online  Original design:  UnknownAs we move into the Summer season, I'm always reminded of Smokey the Bear's slogan "Only you can help prevent forest fires."  The story of Smokey is an interesting one, BUT beware of ......
 
 


Juneteenth combines “June” and “nineteenth.” It’s also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Emancipation Day.    Even though President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation officially ending slavery in 1863, in practice it remained in some parts of the country. On June 19, 1865,  word that the Civil War was over and slavery was abolished ......
 
 


Qwirkle is one of our family’s favorite games. It really is one of those games anyone can enjoy. Even though our sons are older now, we still play this on family game nights. There are tiles with different shapes and colors. You make lines of tiles. Each ......
 
 


  I am getting today’s issue out a little later as I just returned from a weekend of fun getting our camp and staff ready to welcome campers in about 2 weeks. The weather was great and we made a lot of progress getting the program areas set up. Bring ......
 
 


A simple question spoke volumes. “Raise your hand if you know what D-Day is, ” the teacher said one day in Christopher Adam’s eighth grade honors history class. Christopher’s hand went up. He looked around, and only two other hands were raised. Just three members of the class of 25 ......
 
 


Patrick Sterrett will assume a new role as EVP, Assistant Chief Scout Executive – High Adventure Bases and General Manager of Summit Bechtel Reserve, effective immediately.   Patrick Sterrett In this new role, Patrick will accelerate the optimization of the BSA High Adventure Bases as pinnacle Scouting experiences and ......
 
 


Monroe: What did the trailer and the truck do after they fell in love?Amanda: What?Monroe: They got hitched....
 
 


Monument Valley Tribal Park Located in the Navajo Nation on the border of Arizona and Utah,  Monument Valley Tribal Park, boasting sandstone masterpieces framed by the clouds, is one of the most majestic and photographed places on Earth. What was once a plateau, natural forces of wind and water spent ......
 

 
News
 

He is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of Boy Scouts of America Order of the Arrow. He received a nomination to the Academy from Senator ......
 
 

A Scout with the West Lebanon Boy Scout Troop recently completed his Eagle Scout project. Chayton Oliver created the historical marker sign for High ......
 
 

Over 40 cub scouts from Valley communities participated at Cub Scout Day presented by the Sequoia Council Boy Scouts of America. The weeklong event is held at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia....
 
 

Erica Smith, 19, is part of the first wave of girls and young women to attain the Eagle Scout rank after the Boy Scouts of America renamed its Boy Scouts ......
 
 

The Girl Scouts still have 15 million boxes of unsold Girl Scout cookies due to the pandemic. The organization told the Associated Press the main reason has nothing to do with a waning demand for ......
 
 

The annual PBA Fishing Derby was also held previously that day at which members of Boy Scout Troop 83 assisted and members of Cub Pack 83 took ......
 
 

All four Eagle Scouts recently graduated from Vergennes Union High ... and Tyler started their path in Vergennes-based Pack 539 as Cub Scouts back ......
 
 

On this trip five of the eight cub scouts, committee chair, cubmaster, two den leaders and other parents attended. They have had two camping ......
 
 

A Cumberland County Eagle Scout was honored for his service project. Christopher Adam is with Troop 88 in Mechanicsburg. Sign up for our Newsletters He received an award for the Boy Scouts of ......
 
 

... that the local Boy Scouts would not allow a Black boy scout to join the Boy Scout troop, ” Turner recalled. “And the reason was biblical, apparently....
 
 

Daniel Owen Hamer received Scouting’s highest honor at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on March 21. Daniel is the son of the Rev. Ralph Hamer and Monica Neri-Hamer of Altoona. Daniel graduated from ......
 
 

This year had a significant number of Cub Scouts who advanced into Boy Scouts and who, at the ceremony received the rank of Tenderfoot....
 
 

Subjects include: sports, boy scouting, girl scouting, scriptural, American history, interactive, teambuilding, and agriculture. • Our new scavenger hunt through the maze this year will be ......
 
 

By Zoe Kava On Saturday, June 12, Boy Scout Troop 483 in Hampton Bays gathered in Good Ground Park to honor five Scouts who earned the highest Scout rank of Eagle Scout. After the event opened with ......
 
 

Cyr Valley's newest Eagle Scout — Timothy Cyr of Boy Scout Troop 190 in ... Cy's Eagle Scout project found him cleaning and clearing up the area ......
 
 

Ava Van Straten, 17, is in the inaugural female class of Eagle Scouts with the Boy Scouts of America and a Gold Scout winner for the Girl Scouts of the ......
 
 

WALKER, W.Va. (WTAP) - Summer camp staff at Camp Kootaga have been hard at work preparing for the arrival of boy scout campers. The first round ......
 
 

FORT KENT, Maine — Members of Fort Kent Boy Scout Troop 189 and Cub Scout Pack 189 honored area veterans and the country during a 2021 ......
 

 
Podcasts
 

Girls Scouts have a glut of cookies, Scouts in the UK need volunteers...and Greek Scouts help spot trash on beaches. News Stories Thinner Mints: Girl Scouts have millions of unsold cookiesBSA membership fee to change beginning Aug. 1, 2021Cub Scouts Hosting Three Days of Fun for Area KidsHelp the North ......
 

 
Youtube
 


Fly Fishing Merit Badge The surgeon's knot is a surgical knot and is a simple modification to the reef knot. It adds an extra twist when tying the first throw, forming a double overhand knot. The additional turn provides more friction and can reduce loosening while the second ......
 
 
 
 
 
 


Backpacking food series, Scout Eric Adventures Checkout our other Backpacking food review on Scout Eric Adventures YouTube Channel Trailtopia - Cheesecake Chocolate Strawberry https://www.trailtopia.com/ https://www.trailtopia.com/cheesecake-chocolate-strawberry We make our cheesecake rich and creamy with bursts of real strawberries and mini chocolate chips. We’ve included a side packet of ......
 
 


The nail knot, also known as the tube knot or gryp knot, is mostly used in carp and fly-fishing. The nail knot was named because a nail was inserted as a guide when threading the line. Today, it is easier to use a small straw. The nail knot is an ......
 
 


Automotive manufacturers build vehicles in a factory and make sure they're ready for the road. Find out what it's like to work in automotive manufacturing with Lindsi Green from General Motors. Then, if you want to learn more, check out the Automotive Engineering badge series for Girl Scouts in grades ......
 

 
Pinterest
 


From "loyal" to "considerate, " help your child find words that describe how to be a good friend....
 
 


40 activities to promote social awareness, resilience, friendship, sharing and positive thinking in your classroom. Help students to think about their actions and how they influence others. Tackle bullying and negativity by implementing a social learning program in your classroom creating a positive learning environment. teaching learning education class student ......
 
 

 

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We didn’t get to do much this year as a pack due to covid, but our committee chair and secretary as an idea to have a picnic where everyone brought their own food. It was a huge success. We picked a place that had a pavilion to eat under and ......
 
 

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Does anyone know if they have electrical outlets in the campsites at camp comer? Asking for a scoutmaster who wants to have his fans in his tent. submitted by /u/lrs11011017 [link] [comments]...
 

 

 

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