New InsaneScouter Ramblings

Me First! Interview

Me First! is a story written by two Scouts about a selfish eagle who annoys everyone he meets, by demanding to be first. As a result of his bad behavior the others rejected him, leaving...[More]

Feb Fuzzy & Scout

Hi all,Your favourite bear cubs here. We thought it was time to let you all know what has been going on in our lives.Well apart from the obvious as Scout still loves all things cocoa...[More]

NATIONAL JAMBOREE

The National Scout Jamboree (Boy Scouts of America) is a gathering, or a jamboree of thousands of members of the Boy Scouts of America, usually held every four years and organized by the national council...[More]

Spray On Sunscreen

Ted MclaughlinOk, here's a topic that hopefully everyone on this list can relate to.I took our camp's overnight canoe trip out on Wednesday. As we were about to put in one of the campers...[More]

Camp Staff signing rank requirements

I am sure many of have had experiences with Summer Camp staff signing off advancement requirements without fully meeting everything they are suppose to. I know this is especially true with trail to first class,...[More]

Guide to Advancement

The Advancement Team (professional) and National Advancement Committee (volunteer) will be doing updates to the education materials going forward, including the approved national advancement trainers, Advancement News articles, the advancement webinars and many other resources.For...[More]

This Takes the Cake

The highlight of many courts of honor is the reception. That’s not (necessarily) a criticism of the ceremony. It’s just an acknowledgement that many people enjoy socializing and reuniting with old friends while they munch...[More]

Returning to the Summit

After two weeks at the National Scout Jamboree, I’m finally getting used to hot-water showers and a real bed again!Although it was not without its challenges, the Jamboree was a great event, and it showed...[More]