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The Uniform Police

We have all heard of the "Uniform Police" in our Scouting circles.  I am not a member of the Police Force charged with making a scene about uniform violations and forcing a Council wide investigation on this patch or that.. tongue in cheek, but we... From The Scoutmaster Minute 10 months ago

Ask the Expert: Rapid-Fire FAQs, Round 2

Want proof as to how passionate Scout volunteers are about the Boy Scouts of America? Just look at my inbox. Last week, I provided answers to eight frequently asked questions , and at the end of the post, I provided information on how to ask your... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 4 years ago

Sewing on Scout Patches

I picked up a new centennial uniform shirt this summer and have only just now put together all the patches and started sewing them on. The new unit numbers and square knots have a slick plastic backing that looks a lot like it could be ironed on. I... From Scoutmaster Clarke Green 7 years ago

Centennial Shorts

BSA Supply Group now has available Centennial Uniform shorts .  These forest green shorts made from Supplex Nylon have deep pockets and an inner mesh lining to accommodate swimming. The new uniform shorts can be worn as part of the adult Cub... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Top 10 June 2009 Posts

Here are the top 10 most viewed posts for June 2009 (other than those solely about monthly theme items): New Cub Scout Belt Loops Coming Kindergarten Lions: Pilot Description Girls in Cub Scouts? 2008-2009 Program Helps No More Monthly Themes? New... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Centennial Uniform Helps Ward Off Skin Cancer

If you're seeking extra protection from the sun's harmful UV rays-and really, who isn't-listen up. What you wear is as important as the sunscreen you put on. And by wearing any of the items in the new Centennial uniform you'll help block out... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 8 years ago

Skin Cancer Foundation Gives Seal of Recommendation to BSA Uniform

In August 2008, the Boy Scouts of America introduced a new Boy Scout uniform to commemorate its upcoming 100th Anniversary. The material for new uniform broke new ground for the group — it had an ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) rating of... From Scouting News 8 years ago

Top 10 May 2009 Posts

Here are the top 10 most viewed posts for May 2009 (other than those solely about monthly theme items): New Cub Scout Belt Loops Coming 2008-2009 Program Helps Leave No Trace Frontcountry Guidelines for Cub Scouts Example Schedule Flyer New... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Top 10 April 2009 Posts

Here are the top 10 most viewed posts for April 2009 (other than those solely about monthly theme items): New Cub Scout Belt Loops Coming 2008-2009 Program Helps Example Schedule Flyer New Centennial Uniform Leave No Trace Frontcountry Guidelines... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Top 10 March 2009 Posts

Here are the top 10 most viewed posts for March 2009 (other than those solely about monthly theme items): 2008-2009 Program Helps 2008-2009 Program Helps Full Download Cub Scout Program Helps Online New Centennial Uniform Webelos Activity Badge... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Short Uniform Shirts

If you purchased a new Centennial Uniform adult leader shirt and it seemed too short , you are not alone. The following was posted on the Innovation Engine website by Erin Feola, BSA Production Manager for Apparel: "The original production shirts... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Top 10 February 2009 Posts

Here are the top 10 most viewed posts for February 2009 (other than those solely about monthly theme items): 2009 Blue & Gold Emblem 2008-2009 Program Helps Blue and Gold in One Hour? 2008 Scout Sunday Patch Flying Colors Party Supplies 2009... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Cub Scouter Uniform Answers

A number of Cub Scout leaders have been confused since the introduction of the Centennial Uniform in late 2008. Here are some answers to common questions about the new uniform. The sources I am using are the 2008 Uniform Guide (from BSA Supply... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

New (2008) Uniform Inspection Sheets

Updated versions of the Cub Scout, Webelos Scout, and adult leader uniform inform inspection sheets are now available. These are the first uniform inspection sheets to be issued since the 2008 introduction of the Centennial Uniform . 2008 Cub Scout... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Top 10 January 2009 Posts

Here are the top 10 most viewed posts for January 2009 (other than those solely about monthly theme items): 2009 Blue & Gold Emblem 2008-2009 Program Helps Free Maze Generator Sites Flying Colors Party Supplies Cub Scout Program Helps Online... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Approved Placement of the Commissioner Arrowhead Honor Emblem

According to the Fall / Winter 2008 edition of the The Commissioner , based on the new Boy Scout Centennial Uniform design, it has been approved for the Commissioner Arrowhead Honor emblem to be worn on the left sleeve of the Commissioner's uniform... From Scouting News 8 years ago

Top 10 December 2008 Posts

Here are the top 10 most viewed posts for December 2008 (other than those solely about monthly theme items): 2008-2009 Program Helps 2009 Blue & Gold Emblem Cub Scout Program Helps Online Webelos Activity Badge Worksheets Indoor Game Night New... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Top 10 November 2008 Posts

Here are the top 10 most viewed posts for November (other than those solely about monthly theme items): 7 Cub Scout Retention Tips Webelos Activity Badge Worksheets 3 Things Cub Families Want 2008-09 Tiger Cub and Cub Scout Advancement Plan Cub... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

BSA Innovation Engine

The National Council has set up a BSA Innovation Engine to manage new ideas for the Scouting Program. You can see a video from Chief Scout Executive Bob Mazzuca that explains the concept, there is also a Frequently Asked Question section. Currently... From Scouting News 8 years ago

Top 10 October 2008 Posts

Here are the top 10 most viewed posts for October (other than those solely about monthly theme items): Webelos Activity Badge Worksheets New Centennial Uniform 2008-09 Tiger Cub and Cub Scout Advancement Plan Cub Scout Program Helps Online Cub... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

September 2008 Wrap-Up

September set a new record for monthly page views on Kismif.org - 26,264 page views .  There were an average of 361 unique visitors per day in September.  And Kismif.org now has 278 posts. Here are the top 10 most viewed posts for September (other... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

2008 Uniform Guide

BSA Supply Group has a 2008 Uniform Guide pdf which outlines all the parts of official Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturer uniforms as well as adult male and female uniforms. For Webelos Scouts, Boy Scouts, and adult leaders, the new Centennial... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 8 years ago

Scout Shop Visit

I dropped by the scout shop after a talk with my District Executive, just to see what's new to throw my money at. I was immediately drawn to the merit badge display looking more like a rainbow than the usual red/white/grey tower. All the merit... From Scoutmaster Musings 8 years ago

Centennial Uniform Mix and Match

If you're like me and you think the new Centennial Uniform looks pretty cool but you aren't sure you want to spend the money for a whole new uniform right now, remember, you don't have to buy all the uniform pieces at once. It's okay to "mix and... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 9 years ago

Centennial Uniform Is Here

The new Centennial Uniform for Boy Scouts, adult Scouters, and Webelos Scouts can now be ordered from BSA National.  Click here ( link ) to order the new Webelos Scout uniform (above) or here ( link ) to order the new adult Scouter uniform (below)... From KISMIF - Awesome Cub Scouting 9 years ago

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