Tag: Outdoor

A Summer of Excitement

The end of the school year is my favorite time of year. It signals the beginning of our summer programs. And this year, in particular, I am so excited to see those camps filled with activity. We missed our Scouts last year. I missed our Scouts. The Scouting program is dependent on our volunteers … but those Scouts are the reason we all do what we do. Our mantra through 2020 was keep calm and Scout on. Now, is the time to escape the great indoors. Let’s Scout on, at camp!

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The Northaven Trail Gets Blooming

Earth Day 2021 was celebrated along the Northaven Trail this year with a community wildflower seed ball building activity led by Eagle Scout Spencer Burke.

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Scouts Leave No Trace

From a Cub Scout’s first hike in a local park to the thrill of our High Adventure bases, from our backyard to the backcountry, our outdoor ethics guide us to be responsible outdoor citizens — protecting our natural world for generations to come and being considerate of other visitors. Scouting has a long, proud tradition of conservation service to the nation

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Become an Upstander: Creating a Bullying-Free Culture in Youth Activities

Adults may feel uncertain about how to handle bullying when we see or hear it happening. Learn how to become an upstander: creating a bullying-free culture in youth activities.

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The Four Points of SAFE Scouting

The safety of the Scouts in our programs is of utmost importance to me. Scouts and their parents expect all Boy Scouts of America activities to be conducted safely. To ensure the safety of participants, the BSA created the four points of SAFE Scouting for unit leaders to use when delivering the Scouting program.

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Kids Call the Shots at the Boy Scouts of America’s Virtual Family Fun Fest on August 8th

The Boy Scouts of America is inviting kids to build their own adventure during the interactive Family Fun Fest

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Songs, Skits and So Much S’more! The Boy Scouts of America Invites Families to Join National Camp-In

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) invites families with children of all ages to join in on a day of adventure during a National Camp-In on May 2. From camp-style cooking to campfire singalongs, this virtual event will bring the best parts of Scouting to life through a variety of activities for all to enjoy from their living room or backyard – even for families whose children are not currently in Scouting.

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