Monthly Archives: January 2014

Paracord Pouch

Do you like working with paracord?  Already made about 1 gazillion survival bracelets, but want to do more?  Well, we have a great project for you.  How about a paracord pouch?  It’s the perfect size for an Altoids container.  And … Continue reading

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It was cold…

camping in sub 20 degree weather… but we had an awesome time!  Both patrols sent boys to the 2014 Cain Campout to practice for Klondike Derby, help prepare the Pack 45 Webelos for their first foray at the Klondike, and … Continue reading

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Ice Fishing – maybe; Something – definitely

Mark your calendars for Feb 8th.  The PLC is pulling their plans together for ice fishing.  It’s not certain that will be the activity for the weekend, but the troop is determined to get outdoors. So what else is included … Continue reading

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BSA 10 Essentials

    What are the 10 essentials?  They’re the 10 most commonly used items that you should have on every outing.  The list was first published in 1930 by a mountaineering club, then later adopted by the Boy Scouts of … Continue reading

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Bowline Knots

The bowline knot is one of the six main knots that are used by Boy Scouts.  It’s not only handy, but it’s a requirement for First Class Scout: 8a. Demonstrate tying the bowline knot and describe several ways it can … Continue reading

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Scout Sunday

… Duty to God … A Scout is reverent … Boy Scouts of America designates the first Sunday on or before February 8th as Scout Sunday (or Scout Sabbath).  In 2014, that day falls on February 2nd.  Note that the … Continue reading

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New Boy Scout Handbook, other Boy Scout program tweaks due in 2016

Originally posted on Bryan on Scouting:
The saying “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” could be used to describe some tweaks coming to the Boy Scouts program in 2016. The merit badge program has been getting stronger with the…

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