Monthly Archives: November 2013

Troop Library

The next time you’re in the building, you might notice something new.  The troop now has a library! Many of the books in the library are on loan to the troop, so please take good care of them.  You’re welcome … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT: December Calendar Change Coming

It’s hard to predict the exact Toys for Tots calendar when we do our planning in June.  This year, it looks like the Nittany Leathernecks will hold wrapping sessions on December 16th, which conflicts with our Christmas Party. Stay tuned … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Ozark Trail Camping Pillow

I just wrapped up another awesome night of camping in the woods of Pennsylvania.  I love camping in the fall, with the leaves coming down around me and the weather cooling off.  But one thing that makes the difference almost every … Continue reading

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Rocket-powered backpacks and 10 other wild predictions of Scouting in 2000

Originally posted on Bryan on Scouting:
At Boy Scout camps in the year 2000, milk doesn’t spoil, knots are rarely used and backpacks have been replaced by rockets that deliver camping gear in “near-zero time.” That’s according to the 1960…

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Action Required: Merit Badge Counselors

Reposted from the Nittany November Newsletter: Did you know that there is a “Merit Badge Counselor Instructors Guide” online at And that every merit badge counselor in the district should read it? You can find it by selecting “Volunteer” … Continue reading

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Canceled – Movie Night and Milesburg Hometown Christmas

With the approaching holidays and hunting season, we only had a couple of boys who signed up for both Milesburg Hometown Christmas and this weekend’s movie night.  At tonight’s PLC, the boys discussed both events and decided to cancel them.  … Continue reading

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November Roundtable

Special thanks to Cindy for volunteering to cover roundtable.  Sandy went with her, this month.  Roundtable is an excellent place to learn more about what’s going on in scouts in our area.  Here is a synopsis of what she learned … Continue reading

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