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About beaver1onit

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  1. Why did you switch from Troopmaster? Our troop committee has decided to go with Troopmaster. Would like to know before we commit. If anyone has comments about it good or bad please post. Thanks!
  2. Lack of training on the part of the SM,ASM's and Committee. easy way out for the troop leaders. They do such an injustice to the boys and they miss so much. I have seen 13 or 14 year old Eagles who couldn't lead a stick. Parents still in the Cub Scout mode and see it as another line on their college application. It takes boys longer to mature and develop, parents don't always see it that way. Our troop tries to provide a soild outdoor program, to teach basic life skills and to let each boy advance at his own pace, not all boys want to be Eagle Scouts. They are there for the program a
  3. Leaving for the Summit this Friday. How many out there are planning to attend? Looking forward to the week. Arrow-Corps5 was great and had a lot of fun, hope this OA event is too.
  4. This past Sataurday the troop place flags on veterans graves at four cemetaries with the veterens organization and later in the day held a flag burning ceremony. Memorial day the troop marched in the parade and the boys carried all the veterans organization flags.
  5. Try Goose Pond up the road about 45 mins. Good summer program, great lake for swimming and boating, great staff. Everything close by.
  6. Ken, I am glad to see you are back into Scouting. We had some good times but I still will not forgive you for running over my stove. Scouting Forever
  7. I have not seen anything in Northeastern PA market.
  8. They have a $7.00 item this year(trail mix)if you do the show and sell.
  9. Our troop has a opening flag ceremony every meeting and camp out. The Pledge,Oat and Law, and Outdoor Code.
  10. I heard last Friday (9/12) that C of L council has made recomendations to close T I. Has anyone heard any different?
  11. It was great to meet you and I am glad you all had a great time. We tried to keep everyone happy and filled to the brim. Its nice to see the real side to people up front and close. The weekend of Sept.19-21 I will be in your neck of the woods. North Valley District camporee at Jacobsburg State Park. If you happen to be up that way look for Troop 8,come have a cup with us. Hope to see you on the Scouting trail.
  12. Yes! It was a great weekend and a great course so far. Walt has done a great job. Got to meet some new people and see some old friends. I am one of your staff members,look me up the next weekend I will be in the kitchen.
  13. You might want to try Goose Pond in Northeastern Pa Council. nepabsacamps.org
  14. We charge each scout $35.00 at recharting and we fund the reast of the year with the popcorn sale
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