Category Archives: BoyScouts

A Night of Wood Badge 2017


  The 2017 Night of Wood Badge was held on Feb 11th 2017 at the Tigard Christian Church.  123 Scouters and family members attended this now annual event.  It is put on by the Wood Badge Association in the Cascade … Continue reading

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How to score Root Beer at a Scout Unit!


Getting Root Beer at a Scout Unit is pretty easy.  Go to a Unit during their Court of Honor and talk to people.  Soon, someone will ask if you would like one.  It is that easy. Yes it was. Ok … Continue reading

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Social Media and Scouting


Social Media and Scouting is a tough thing to understand.  In this digital age, we want to share what is happening or what we are doing.  As well as what we are eating!   I first wrote about Social Media … Continue reading

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A Night of Wood Badge 2016


This is the third year for a Wood Badge Dinner.  It was something that I had asked about ever since I went through in 2009.  Now, it is a staple of annual events within Cascade Pacific Council.  The first dinner … Continue reading

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Ask the Scouts


Do you ever ask your Scouts, specifically the PLC how’s it going?  Do you ever get out of where the Troop meets and call a get together? Well, our Scoutmaster did that this past week.  It is Springbreak here in … Continue reading

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The Magical Moments


There are moments within any event, outing or setting that can and do happen.  You are not always ready for them, but they appear and leave a lasting impression upon you.  There were many of these types of moments, however … Continue reading

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The Journey


The adventure was just more than 80 hours with the Scouts.  This was a journey with the Scouts learning about themselves, the Adults learning about how the Program works and about to work with each other. Just like the Totin … Continue reading

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