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Place: Ten Mile River Date: Saturday, February 19th – Monday , February 21st Meet at OLA on Saturday Morning at 8 am We will return on Monday between 12 -1 pm Cost: $35 & Scouts should bring a bag lunch. Return your permission slip at the troop meeting. For more info contact Tom Kramer - Scoutmaster.
Place: Camp Pouch, Staten Isalnd Date: Saturday, January 15th – Monday , January 17th Cost: $30 & Scouts should bring a bag lunch. Return your permission slip at the troop meeting. For more info contact Tom Kramer - Scoutmaster.
Are you buying a gift for a special Scouter in your life this holiday season? Or has a loved one or friend asked you for your wish list? We’re here to help. Or, more accurately, you’re here to help one another. We asked for holiday gift suggestions on our Facebook page, and you shared some great ideas. [...]
YES! It is that time again and I know how exited you are to participate in this year’s annual fundraising efforts’. The Christmas Wreath fundraiser event is the most profitable and involved event we have. It is important for the success of this event that we have full cooperation from the boys as well as [...]
When there’s a Guinness World Record on the line, playing a game becomes serious fun. That was surely the thought going through the minds of the 876 Scouts who broke the record for “Most People Playing in a Marble Tournament” in late September at the California Inland Empire Council’s 100th Anniversary celebration. Some 6,000 Scouts, [...]
A day trip has been arranged for Saturday Nov. 27th. We will be going to The Boy Scout Adventure base 100. This is the travelling Boy Scout museum which has been travelling around the country. There are some interactive exhibits. It is being set up right next to to Intrepid Museum. We will also be [...]
What do George Lucas and Steven Spielberg have in common with millions of Scouts and Scouters? These great American filmmakers both love and admire the work of Norman Rockwell, who spent decades illustrating stories and painting covers for Boys’ Life and the annual Brown & Bigelow Boy Scouts calendars. Rockwell’s Spirit of America (1929) represents just [...]
As Scouting’s centennial year draws to a close, here are a couple of holiday gifts that will please any Scouter: The Best of Boys’ Life (Lyons Press, $21.95) and The Scouting Party: Pioneering and Preservation, Progressivism and Preparedness in the Making of the Boy Scouts of America (Red Honor Press, $24.95). The first, a treasure trove [...]