Category Archives: Friends

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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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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80 Hours of Scouting


The Troop that Elliot is in has a regular trip to Southern California for 80 hours to Disneyland, Magic Mountain and Knotts Berry Farm over Presidents Day weekend.  This year was the year for it.  The trip will not happen … Continue reading

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Into the Wild


  The other day on my Facebook status I posted this: ” Elliot and three other Scouts are headed up to Mazama Lodge this weekend for an overnight and hike. Cooking on the Trail and building igloos and having a … Continue reading

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Understanding the Troop Flavor


It’s Sunday night and I am back from  a weekend of camping with the Troop.  It was the annual shakedown Campout for Camporee in a month.  This was also the first campout with the Troop for Elliot and myself.  I … Continue reading

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