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Scoutmaster Podcast 314 – Scouting Email Questions

Lots of answers that you may find useful! It's been a little while since I answered some email questions, so this is catch-up week. Listen as I talk about several different questions listeners have sent in over the past couple of moths, no doubt... From Scoutmaster Clarke Green 11 hours ago

Just What Is "Camping," Anyway?

Boy Scouts go camping. Everybody knows that, right? Camping is the universal activity that ties the program together. Outsiders are likely to think that camping is the raison d'être of Scouting. It's been with us since the very first camping trip... From Bobwhite's Blather 20 hours ago

...and 2 others from Scouting Magazine Pinterest.

DIY Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

DIY gift ideas for Mother's Day Mother's Day is May 8. Show Mom she's the best with a handmade gift. Build-a-Bag Make Mom this fancy purse out of a placemat. What You'll Need: A durable placemat in Mom's favorite colors Heavy-duty thread A needle... From Inside Boys' Life 3 days ago

...and 4 others from Scouting Magazine Pinterest.

Lions Volunteer Dinner 2016

The Melrose Lions Club holds a special dinner every year to recognize volunteers in the community. This year's dinner was held on the evening of April 27th at the Melrose American Legion. Over 100 people from nearly a dozen volunteer organizations... From A Scoutmaster's Blog 4 days ago

How Do You Purify Water?

We'll purify many gallons of drinking and cooking water for three crews spending a week canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Provincial Park this summer. Here's what I have learned about purifying water for a hundred or so Scouts and adults who have... From Scoutmaster Clarke Green 4 days ago

5 Gifts That You Can Make for Mother's Day

Make 5 handmade gifts that Mom will love on Mother’s day Mother's Day is May 8. Show Mom you care with these handmade gifts. HEART ART Mom can always keep you close to her heart with this matchbox locket. What You'll Need: Scissors Matchbox... From Inside Boys' Life 5 days ago

Issue 485 – April 26, 2016

________________________________________ The term "Inner City" hadn't been invented in the late 1940's and through the 1950's, when my neighborhood pals and I grew up in America's third most densely populated city (bracketed by numbers one and... From Ask Andy 6 days ago

Scoutmaster Podcast 313 – Troop Leader Guidebook

Have you seen the first volume of the Troop Leader Guidebook? Join Walter Underwood and myself as we review the first volume of the Troop Leader Guidebook. Like Walter I accumulated a collection of Scoutmaster Handbooks. From the very first edition... From Scoutmaster Clarke Green 1 week ago

This Slideshow Requires JavaScript. Click Here to Watch a Video Tutorial. to Create an Adjustable...

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Click here to watch a video tutorial. To create an adjustable loop that stays in place, use the taut-line hitch. This is the knot to use for staking out the guy lines of your tent or dining fly. Pass the running... From Inside Boys' Life 1 week ago

Summer Topics to Think About Now

Although Scouting is a year-round activity, many troop and pack committees don't hold regular meetings during the summer months. There's either just not enough business to make holding a meeting worthwhile, or there aren't enough committee members... From Bobwhite's Blather 1 week ago

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