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Woodbadge?

Started by Carl Ruschhaupt Dec 19, 2013. 0 Replies

Any scouters out there earn their woodbadge?  There are a few leaders around here that have and they talk it up like it's the best thing in the world, but they won't give any details.  Kind of like a…Continue

Scout Camps

Started by Neill. Last reply by Carl Ruschhaupt Dec 19, 2013. 2 Replies

Hey All,do you guys have any ideas on some great scout camps?also what do you do for fundraising?cheers,Continue

Getting involved in Boy Scouts again.

Started by Victor Franklin. Last reply by Charles Sep 17, 2013. 3 Replies

I was in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts until I was 16.  I got to the Star rank.  As an adult, perhaps the only regret I carry with me is that I didn't get my Eagle Scout.  I realize that's a lost dream…Continue

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Comment by Shawn Steinschreiber on December 16, 2013 at 3:23am

Cora Evans, I can not figure our how to respond to you but the BSA is a member of the World organization of scouting. Hence the purple patch on your left chest. The Philippines do have their own form of scouting, a camp I worked at had a guest counselor from there. 

Comment by Neill on September 16, 2013 at 9:55pm

Hey all JOTA|JOTI is coming, anyone want to link up online?

Comment by Burninghiram on October 24, 2012 at 3:58pm

Any other Baden Powel Service Association Scouters here?. I am in the process of starting a Rover Crew with BPSA and would like to connect with others

Comment by Neill on October 23, 2012 at 6:39pm

Any one attend JOTA or JOTI last weekend? we had a fantastic camp with the kids on the weekend.

Comment by Terry Robert Hanes on September 4, 2012 at 1:38am

Hello Everyone, I'm an Eagle Scout and Assistant Scoutmaster From Kansas City, Missouri. Very Glad to see this group.

Comment by Neill on May 23, 2012 at 8:38pm

hey All, Im a Scout leader from Queensland Australia!

Comment by Nate Stroup on December 16, 2011 at 9:26am

I'm a Tiger Cub Den Leader and glad to see this group is here.  

Comment by Roy J. Regalado on September 19, 2011 at 4:37pm
Hello Frank, As Kory pointed out, you are too old to earn the youth badges but I can heartily recommend Woodbadge. This is a leadership program for adults and you earn your beads by going through much of the same things we ask the boys to do. Baden-Powell started the program shortly after establishing Boy Scouts.
Comment by Kory G Leach on September 18, 2011 at 4:56pm
Frank,  Tiger cubs is still around.  My oldest child just started in it.  Bad news about getting the Eagle awarded, once the age of 18 is reached no further advancement in BSA is possible, sorry.  But don't let that stop you from becoming active in scouting as an adult leader.  There greater rewards available by helping young boys become better men.
Comment by Frank on September 7, 2011 at 11:14pm
When I was a kid I started as a Tiger Cub (is that division still around, or was it a northwest thing? I can't find reference to it in the Wikipedia article), made it through Cub Scouts, and spent a year as a Boy Scout before I switched schools and could no longer make the meetings. Still no idea why my parents didn't go looking for a different pack for me. Lately I've been playing with the idea of challenging myself to live a year as a scout, "earn" merit badges, live by the code and the laws, etc, and eventually fulfill the requirements for Eagle, just to see if I could do it. I'd love to find a pack that would be willing to support the project and actually award me the badges, and eventually, confer Eagle Scout if I pulled it off. However, I highly doubt such a pack exists, as I'm 24, almost 25.
 

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