Posted by dsmith on Jan 12 2019 - 6:52pm

Some units call it “Parents and Leader Meeting” and others call it “Parents Adults Leaders Meetings” but either way scouting calls it PALMs.  

Parents here is something to do

Posted by dsmith on Jan 6 2019 - 5:19am

Look at the calendar today with your scout before school starts back.

Discuss each event and call us if you have questions.

We have some awesome outings planned and I bet your family will get excited planning his next adventure.

this print friendly calendar

Posted by dsmith on Jan 2 2019 - 12:59pm

Print this.........................

Are your 2019 Goals "Smart"?

Posted by dsmith on Dec 29 2018 - 7:20pm

Here’s an old Boy’s Life joke:
How can you eat an elephant?
One bite at a time!

How can you fulfill a vision? One goal at a time.

New year is a great time to plan your advancement

Posted by dsmith on Dec 22 2018 - 10:53pm

Advancement Requires Mentorship.


Your advancement is not a competition. Rather, it is a joint effort involving the leaders, the members, other volunteers such as merit badge counselors or mentors, and your family. Though much is done individually at your own pace, scouts often work together in groups to focus on achievements and electives. As you do this, we must recognize each scouts combination of strengths and weaknesses. As watchful leaders, either adult or youth,we lend assistance as called for and encourage members to help each other according to their abilities

From Cub Scouting through Venturing and Sea Scouts, we put the methods to work. Together they lead to mission fulfillment. For example, Scouting ideals, put forth in the timeless instruments of the Scout Oath and Scout Law, represent the most basic method. Moving on, we know young people want to belong to groups. Throughout the Scouting program, we provide a place where the sense of belonging is an outcome of practicing skills, exploring interests, learning values, forming friendships, and enjoying adventure. Associations within families and with a variety of adults are critical methods too, especially in terms of providing support and recognition and in developing mutual respect.

A scout must......... well he must scout.

Posted by dsmith on Dec 15 2018 - 3:34pm

My rose and thorn of Scouting is easy to figure out this time of year.

With recharter time, boys quit and we take their names down off the rank wall. This is positivily my thorn and least favorite part of scouting.