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  1. TWCub

    Has anyone had their uniform shirt tailored?

    Yes I did have my last shirt altered. But I'm not a great seamstress so I took it in. They added darts to the back and since I'm vertically challenged, the shirt was also shortened. I have never received any comments that anyone even noticed. I would say go for it.
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    Camps Where SCOUTS Cook Meals

    Adding to the list - Many Point Scout Camp in Minnesota. They multiple subcamps - take your pick - Buckskin has a dining hall; Ten Chiefs has troops cook 2 meals while the third is pre-cooked and delivered; Voyageur has troops cook all of their meals.
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    Summer Camp Tier pricing

    This is our local camp. When the tiered pricing came out it was very confusing as the statement that they expected most people to pay Tier C was left out. It's a great camp to go to. The river runs along the south side of the property. Lots of wildlife.
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    I HATE the new YPT rules

    So where and when is this campout? I'm a female; I like camping; I'm registered; I have YPT. Can I bring our girl Webelos den?
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    Religous observeance

    Thank you for bringing up this topic. Yes this is the exact reason I haven't taken Wood Badge too. Other than Wood Badge, our camps usually don't start up on Sunday morning until 8:30. One of the local parish's have a 7:00 am mass that I can make it to. When we go camping I make it a point to find a parish near our camping site and schedule around them.
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    Is this the new normal?

    Challenge accepted! Can't wait for the next campout to find out. Thanks!
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    Canoe Games?

    With kayak we play bobber tag. Use a fishing bobber, try to toss it into another persons boat. If you miss the bobber is up for anyone to grab and re-throw. 1 point for each time you get the bobber into another boat. We did try it once with a beach ball, but teenage boys with a large ball and paddles...the ball never made it in any kayak.
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    Water / Bottle Rockets ?

    We borrow the stomp rockets from our BSA service center. I hope they are allowed.
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    Linked Troops - What are these?

    Link for that poster above: https://www.scouting.org/familyscouting/ Looks like girls in the troop can start Jan. 2019.
  10. I checked my stash and it seems I don't have any emblems or beads. I knew I was happy to see the beads go away, but didn't realize I was that happy!
  11. I'll look tonight; I might have an old one.
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    Cubtrails not working?

    Scoutbook has a mobile version. I use it on the computer and on my phone.
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    Where to start with a sewing machine for badges

    I purchased a Black Friday special two years ago; a Singer from Target. Paid less than $80 for it. Using a blue jean needle, that machine can handle the patches. I also use it to replace zippers in coats and fixed coverall's. Otherwise I don't sew. I also use clear thread; but don't get the cheap stuff! (The expensive stuff is still less than $5.)
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    Ideas for Tent Tags

    We have an un-creative group. We use duct tape and a sharpie marker.