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  1. Sad sign of the times

    I feel the same about dangerous people. Come election time, we often hear that the US has more incarcerated/institutionalized than any other nation, perhaps too many of certain "classifications" and not enough of other "classifications".
  2. EBOR question

    Mea culpa. What happens if there are no scouts helping with the Eagle project?
  3. Job opening at National

    Well they requested a resume and April 1 is approaching.
  4. New around here

    Quite right, we have a sub-forum on Cub Scouts https://www.scouter.com/forum/25-cub-scouts/ Here are some past topics which may interest you, in addition to advice from past and present Cub leaders who will join in.
  5. New around here

    @KC4KEV welcome to scouter.com
  6. Boy Scout trapped 200ft inside PA cave RESCUED

    Some followup, updated The 15 year old Boy Scout was alert and not injured. (Wind Cave is also locally called Cold Cave as it is nearly freezing temperatures all year round - RS) The teen was part of a group scouts and adults from Elizabethtown accompanied by a cave guide. The group of 16 was about 350 feet into the Wind cave south of Pequea when the youth slipped while crawling through a passage and became wedged by a large jutting rock around 3:30 p.m The cave one of the largest "tectonic (fault) caves in the eastern U.S. Tectonic caves are formed when masses of bedrock are pulled apart along joints or fissures. This was not the group’s first time in the cave, officials said. Group members tried to free the youth for two hours, but that caused pain in the boy’s back and hip. (?? Unclear when 9-1-1 call made. RS) Rescuers, arriving in the dark, chiseled away at the rock and used rope pulleys and a harness to free the boy. Warming pads were used to keep the trapped youth warm in the cold air. More than 60 personnel were involved in the 7 hour extraction effort. About two dozen fire apparatus and other emergency vehicles were parked along Bridge Valley Road and at the Pequea boat launch. The effort was complicated by the winter weather and the length rescuers had to travel through mud and snow. Even in good weather, it takes around 20 minutes to travel from Bridge Valley Road to the cave entrance. It took about 45 minutes to transport the boy to the cave entrance after he was extricated. It took about 45 minutes to transport the boy to the cave entrance after he was extricated. This was 5th rescue in Wind Cave since 1993. Spokesman Tony Williams of Rawlinsville Fire Co. Popular short hike: Wind Cave Trail https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/pennsylvania/wind-cave-trail Wind/Cold Cave information/directions. Has picture of a local scout troop. http://www.visitlancasterpa.net/Lancaster-County/Things-To-Do/Trails-And-Vistas/Wind-Cave-Aka-Cold-Cave/ Rescue news report: http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/teen-boy-rescued-from-wind-caves-in-martic-township/article_a9867b78-143d-11e8-84d7-bf48f68d95eb.html Cave map and more background. http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/cave-rescue-in-southern-lancaster-county-was-th-since/article_7c370470-14ed-11e8-8ccb-7f7505dd40c0.html http://fox43.com/2018/02/18/how-emergency-crews-rescued-a-14-year-old-boy-from-a-cave-in-lancaster-county/
  7. New merit badge idea?

    Been almost a year since the Merit Badge Calendar has been updated. https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/merit-badge-calendar/
  8. Boy Scout trapped 200ft inside PA cave RESCUED

    Overnight, Tony Williams, public information officer for the Rawlinsville Volunteer Fire Company : gaining access little by little, but it is a slow process. teen is conscious and communicating with rescuers rescuers greatest concern at this time is the possibility of the teen getting hypothermia Update: Resued after 7 hours. http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/video/category/news/3812709-15-year-old-boy-rescued-from-lancaster-cave/
  9. Over the years, the Maine Troop Greeters are most known for greeting returning troops when they land at their stopover airfield in Bangor, ME. My understanding is that there are always Troop Greeters there whenever , day or night, a troop plane lands. Girls and Boy Scout groups from around the state attended the first ever Annual Scout Day at the Maine Troop Greeters Museum in Bangor. They also enjoyed a guided tour of the museum, took part in a Flag Folding Ceremony, and got to meet Miss Maine USA 2018 and former Girl Scout, and Army National Guard Sergeant, Marina Gray. "We hope that they understand our philosophy and mission to thank the troops, to be thankful for what they do, and to really understand that everybody benefits from our Armed Forces, and it's good to say, "thank you," said Andrea Cross of the Maine Troop Greeters. Check video at source link http://www.wabi.tv/content/news/Maine-Troop-Greeters-Hold-First-Scout-Day-474390993.html
  10. Scout has been trapped in cave since 5:30pm Saturday. The cave is off the 500 block of Bridge Valley Road in Martic Township. More details in link. http://6abc.com/boy-scout-trapped-in-cave-in-lancaster-county/3102346/
  11. Sad sign of the times

    I'm confused. Is this just a misunderstanding?
  12. Patrol Method/System Resources

    Interesting to read about Temptations and how to use them towards our aims, BP mentions "motion pictures" and the "cinema place" as his examples.
  13. Sad sign of the times

    You might want to change your obligatory upvote then.
  14. Sad sign of the times

    My older son took a one day course which just focused on air travel. You can't run or hide in a plane.
  15. Sad sign of the times

    In school scenarios maybe, scouting scenarios can be different. Can't lock doors and cellphones may not work.