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Huge Holiday Give-Away

Posted to Scoutmaster Musings on November 26th, 2018

You can win $1400 in backpacking gear by entering this giveaway by Friday. The sponsors include a dozen brands like Sawyer, Black Diamond, and Patagonia that I'm sure you know well. Enter at this page and you just need to use an email and first... [more]

Chief Ambassador - Bear Grylls

Posted to Scoutmaster Musings on November 16th, 2018

Well, this is big news! Bear Grylls has been appointed as the Chief Ambassador of the World Scout Movement. Very cool for Bear, eh? Not only that, he is the FIRST Chief Ambassador. I've not found much detail about the position yet, but it's a... [more]

Inside the December 2018 Issue

Posted to Inside Boys' Life on November 16th, 2018

Here's what you'll find inside the December 2018 issue of Boys' Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit to subscribe to the print or digital editions... [more]

How to Do a Kids' Forensics Fingerprint Activity

Posted to Cub Scout Ideas on November 12th, 2018

Check out this easy forensics fingerprint activity! Using pencil graphite makes it less messy for the kids. It's perfect for the Bear elective, Forensics. I love the Bear elective adventure, Forensics! Maybe it's because I've watched too many... [more]

A Poem

Posted to Nick's Ramblings UK on November 5th, 2018

The German Guns Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom Private S. Baldrick... [more]

Super Jen

Posted to Scoutmaster Musings on November 5th, 2018

Jen is a friend of mine here in Minnesota. She is a super role model for scouts, and women interested in expanding their outdoor adventures. It is no wonder the BSA has done a Scout Me In video featuring her fun and positive persona! I have had the... [more]

Write a Funny Caption for This Photo

Posted to Inside Boys' Life on November 2nd, 2018

What's going on in this picture? What is that bird saying, doing or thinking? If you can think of a funny caption for this photo, just post it in the comment form at the bottom of this page. After we approve it, your funny caption will be on this... [more]

A Bootiful Day

Posted to Scoutmaster Musings on October 31st, 2018

Looks like it is going to be a perfect fall evening here for a fun Halloween. Our maple tree is bright orange, I have a bucket of candy - the good stuff - and my magic campfire is ready to light. I have "stuff" to change the flame color and make... [more]

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