Scout Hut Update

Some of you might not be aware that we have been trying to rehab the scout hut. Some of you might not even be aware that we have a scout hut, but we do. It is on the edge of the church property next to Luckie Drive. The hut had turned into a storage shed after Troop...

Square Knot Training Award

Have you noticed all the square knot patches sewn above the left pocket on Scout leaders? For some who are very active and have been in scouting for years they may have so many it makes them look like a five star general. Some of the knots are for advancement from...

Popcorn Deadline is Fast Approaching

I just realized that it has been almost two weeks since the last time I posted. After our Sumatanga campout I headed off to my own adult training campout, the second week of Wood Badge SR-1047 and it has taken me a week to come out of the fog. So I am sitting here...

Camp Sumatanga Welcomes Pack 95

If you missed this years fall campout at Camp Sumatanga then you should just stop reading right now. It’s not going to make you happy. The stars lined up for this one. The weather was fantastic, the food was outstanding, the campground was flat and we...

Wood Badge

Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting, directed the first Wood Badge course in 1919 as Scoutings premier training course. He designed it so that Scouters could learn, in as practical a way possible, the skills and methods of Scouting. It is first and foremost,...