Ramblings Blog

  The Christmas Scout Story

In spite of the fun and laughter, 13-year-old Frank Wilson was not happy. It was true he had received all the presents he wanted. And he enjoyed the traditional Christmas Eve reunions with relatives for the purpose of exchanging gifts and good wishes. But, Frank was not happy because this was his first Christmas without his brother, Steve, who during the year, had been killed by a reckless driver.Frank missed his brother and the close... [More]

By: Scott Robertson On: 2021-11-01

  Be Prepared - Boy Scouts Do Get Hurt

Your scouts, especially the younger ones, will sometimes get hurt no matter what you do. Because of this, you need to be prepared to handle any situation.One way to do that is by completing basic first aid and CPR certifications. Also, does your troop carry a first aid kit? What’s your plan in case you have to rush a scout to the ER? Will there be enough leaders to stay with the group or will... [More]

By: Scott Robertson On: 2021-10-11

  6 Things to Consider Before Taking Scouts Backpacking

Are you taking your older kids backpacking for the first time? Here are six factors you need to consider: 1. What are your plans?When planning your scout’s first backpacking trip, you need to consider several questions. What are your goals? How many days and nights will you spend away from home? What are your kids’ limitations? How far can they hike?By knowing the answer to these questions, you can then plan carefully on how to... [More]

By: Scott Robertson On: 2021-10-04

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