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Sea Base in 2018?

There are several Scouts in Troop 45 that have expressed an interest in going to Sea Base. Now is the time to start the research for a trip in 2018. Information on Sea Base can be view on there web … Continue reading

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Chad’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Chad’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor will be held January 7, 2017 at Centre County Christian Academy, 100 Hertzler Dr, Bellefonte, PA. Scouts from Troop 45 are invited to participate in the Court of Honor.  Scout should be at the school … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again. December’s monthly committee meeting will December 7, 2016 at 7:30 pm.  It will be a busy evening.  The meeting will start at 7:30 pm, but there will be Committee members conducting boards of review … Continue reading

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What is Journey to Excellence, and why should you care? — Bryan on Scouting

You think you’re making all the right moves for your Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts or Venturers, but do you really know? With the BSA’s Journey to Excellence scorecards in hand, you can answer that question with a satisfying yes. Journey … Continue reading

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Scouts, win big prizes and share your MacGyver-inspired projects — Bryan on Scouting

Trapped on a roof, MacGyver bent the steel shaft of a TV antenna and held on as he zip-lined down a rope to the ground. When he needed a plane, MacGyver built his own using bamboo poles, a tent, a … Continue reading

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At Philmont, Baltimore Scouts meet the man who founded their troop — Bryan on Scouting

Sometimes your past comes back to haunt you. Other times it greets you with open arms. It was the latter for Kevin Dowling this summer at Philmont Scout Ranch, where he serves as general manager. In 1971, Dowling started Troop … Continue reading

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Why hire a Scouting alumnus? Here are just nine of the countless reasons — Bryan on Scouting

They’re natural leaders with empathy for others and a resourceful approach to problems. Those are just a few of the reasons why employers have eagerly hired former Scouts for as long as there have been Scouts. For more, check out … Continue reading

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