Be Prepared…for Cold Weather Camping!

When the temperature drops, fair-weather campers pass on opportunities to get outdoors and enjoy the wilderness. Boy Scouts however, practice their motto to "Be Prepared" and plan accordingly for a safe, enjoyable experience.  Here are some helpful tips for cold weather comfort. Pre-Trip Planning As with all outings, plan ahead to ensure you have the gear and supplies necessary …

Teachable Moments

The best laid plans have no guarantee for success, as Troop 115 discovered on a recent Cycling Merit Badge outing. A welcome but ill-timed November rain brought the boy's 15-miler to an abrupt halt. While the scouts were well-prepared for the cold, they unanimously voted for a burger and hot chocolate over the slippery conditions. Can …