Backpack Cooking

A recent outing with the scouts highlighted the steep learning curve in outdoor cooking, and emphasized the need to show scouts creative options early in their career, rather than later. I recall my own regret at relying for so many years on the wonders of Mountain House and Lipton soups, until someone finally revealed that stir fry …

Pack 31 Bridging

Cub Scout Pack bridging ceremonies mark the end of a boys Cub years, and the start of his experience in Boy Scouts. Most families look forward to bridging with anticipation, understanding this symbolic rite of passage means childhood is being left behind. Their Scouts will soon be challenged to grow as leaders, while developing character, …

Boy Scout Sunday

The twelfth point of the Scout Law is "a Scout is Reverent", and in the Declaration of Religious Principle, Scouting "maintains that no member can grow into the best kind of citizen without recognizing an obligation to God." Scouts celebrate their duty to God the Sunday on or just prior to February 8th. On this day the movement celebrates …