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About FlashScout

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  1. Asking permission to hug is a good approach. Youth need hugs. I need hugs - from my kids and my wife. Many Scouts have come up to me and hugged me, and I don't hesitate to hug back - appropriately, of course. Slouchhat reminded me of when I worked with an American troop in northern Germany. We had a molester who was caught with some of the boys in the troop(he was NOT working with the troop). We were on a camp-out in Luxemburg and one of the boys was crying. The SPL and I took him down the hill to talk to his mom who calmed him down. I found out he was worried about testifying again
  2. Wellll, it didn't work Sunday, but it did last night. My work computer is temperamental about flash player so it doesn't work for me now. I'll check it again tonight.
  3. Check out the latest on the www.scouting.org site. They have a quick video montage to get us excited about Jambo 2010. Dates are listed as July 26 - August 4. I hope to be Scoutmaster of the troop from our council. I was 1stASM in '05 and my son will be 13. Meet me at the Hill!
  4. I think it's worth it, at least once. As a youth I chose the National OA Conference over Jambo (showing my age - that only happened in '81) and didn't regret it. In '05 I was 1st ASM for my council troop and had a great time. My Webelo son is pumped because he will be 13 in '10 and can go. The event is unique - check out the scouting.org site for a new preview video. All in all, I've personally had better/cheaper Scouting experiences backpacking in Colorado, skiing in Austria, scuba diving in Texas, canoeing in Arkansas. But Jambo is unique and I want to do it one more time with my
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