Monthly Archives: February 2014

Summer Camp Survey (For Scouts 15 to 18)

Reposted from the Juniata Valley Council Program Development Committee. Registered scouts, 15 years old and above, should take the time to review this survey. It’s a great opportunity for you to give feedback on what you would like to see … Continue reading

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Planning Your Hike

When taking a long hike, you need a plan.  Check with your Hiking Merit Badge Counselor on what he would like to see as part of your plan.  In the meantime, here are some ideas on what you might want … Continue reading

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Hiking Merit Badge: 10 to 15 Mile Hikes Near Centre County

Research every hike you plan to take. Make sure it’s appropriate for your group. ALWAYS leave behind a hiking plan and make sure others know when to expect your return. Below, you’ll find a list of hikes that you might … Continue reading

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Learn to Save a Life

On 2/28, we’ll be holding a Red Cross CPR class.  Cost is $8 per person (if you want an official Red Cross certification) and will cover Adult CPR and AED.  To offer this price, we can only teach registered Scouts … Continue reading

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Are you Wingoff Ready?

The next meeting is not a normal meeting.  In fact, some people claim it to be crazy!  That’s right, it’s the 2014 Wingoff!  Please use this checklist to make sure you’re ready to attend: Scouts: Bring your favorite wing sauce … Continue reading

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Hiking Merit Badge & Mount Washington

You’ve been asking about it for months and the excitement is building.  Yes, we’re planning to tackle Mount Washington this year!  We’re going in July to help reduce the chance of cold weather/snow at the top. The PLC began planning … Continue reading

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Snow Sports Merit Badge Requirements (with links for alpine skiing and snowboarding)

The links below are references you can use to study in preparation for this merit badge.  They are for information purposes – the skills and information below should be checked with an experienced and qualified instructor and practiced only under their … Continue reading

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