Day 1 of Easter Backpacking in Laurel  Highlands

Day 1 of Easter Backpacking in Laurel  Highlands

   We arrived in OhioPyle around 7:45 to meet our transportation that will drive us 30 mi. north. We were dropped off at mile marker 30 and proceeded to hike 2 mi. south to reach our first campsite.  From the…

Buffalo Navel Park/Niagara Falls Trip

Buffalo Navel Park/Niagara Falls Trip

After polling the boys, it appears that this trip was adequately fun. They had a great time exploring the two ships and a submarine. The Buffalo Navel Park is located on the Niagara River about 3.5 hours from home. It…

Backpacking Trip April 25-27

For those you are thinking about backpacking with the troop this coming weekend or in the future, here are three great links to check out. BasicBackpackingListBackpacking – Basic List of Gear needed Merit Badge Pamphlet 35863 – The Backpacking Merit Badge book…

Cooking Merit Badge: Req 3-4

Cooking Req 3 and 4Please print the attached file for the Cooking Merit Badge, requirements 3-4. Each Scout will need to fill in the menu plan (meals) and bring it to the next meeting for review. The amount needed will…

Webelos Camp with 3170 & 3171

Webelos Camp with 3170 & 3171

We had a great time this weekend teaching the Readyman skills to the Webelos of Pack 3170 and 3171. The Troop taught First Aid, Fire building, Flag knowledge and knots to the cubs. Some stand out moments: • Boy Scouts…

Kudos to Ohio State Motorcraft

Kudos to Ohio State Motorcraft

Thanks to the Ohio State Motorcraft Officers for putting on a great program. Thanks to Mr. Davis for hooking us up for this great weekend.

Swamping

Swamping

One of the requirements of canoeing merit badge is to swamp your canoe and either have another boat rescue you or dragging it to shore. The scouts were doing both.

Mornin' @ Camp

Mornin’ @ Camp

We, or at least the “royal” we, were up before 6am. I rolled out around 6:30 after the noise reached fever pitch levels. All was eaten and cleans up by 8am and we were dressed and ready for canoeing. The…

Euchre Tourny

Euchre Tourny

We are pretty sure that Tate thinks euchre is French for cheating because he did it egregiously and often. Jason/Steve beat Tate/Nathan and then continued the streak against Will/Ed. Jason asked me to stop blogging at this point to hide…