Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Troop Camping Trip to Camp Pouch – January 18 – 20, 2013

Place: Camp Pouch, Staten Island Date: Friday, January 18 – Sunday, January 20,2013 Meet at OLA on Friday at 5:30 pm We will return on Sunday about 1 pm Cost: $35 & Scouts should bring a bag lunch. Return your permission slip at the troop meeting on May 21st Troop Meeting. For more info contact Tom Kramer – Scoutmaster. […]

The Ultimate List of Scouting Apps

Once upon a time, we used maps printed on paper to find our way. We studied laminated sky charts to identify constellations. We counted seconds after thunder strikes to locate storms. What were we thinking? Today, thanks to the ubiquitous smartphone, we can do all that and more with a few taps. As Scout leaders, we can […]

Search and Rescue merit badge requirements released

    The hotly anticipated debut of Search and Rescue merit badge — the BSA’s 130th current merit badge — has finally arrived. Search and Rescue merit badge, or SAR for short, has an official earn date of Monday, Aug. 20. That’s the first day Scouts can start working on requirements for the merit badge. Of course, […]