ILST was a topic presented by my troop's boy leaders at our district round table. The goal was to introduce other unit leaders to what this training was about, why their unit should consider running this training for their Scouts and how to have a successful course.
In this post, we share the presentation geared toward a round table as well as our troop's powerpont that our Scouts use for the course.
Those of us that live a stones throw from the Erie Canal grew up singing "15 Miles on The Erie Canal" but do we really take the time to learn about how important this man made wonder is to our area? A new official Scout award will help you do just that.
Laudato Si is the 2015 Encyclical letter of our Holy Father, Pope Francis, on Care For Our Common Home.
Laudato Si means Praise to You and is part of the beautiful canticle of Saint Francis of Assisi. It reminds us that our common home, the Earth, is like a sister that we share our life with and our...
A Scoutmaster Minute
Influence: Share, teach, love, nuture, mentor, grow... We are called to do this.
An excursive in achieving group consensus
You and your companions have just survived, uninjured, the crash of a small plane. The light twin-engine plane, containing the bodies of the pilot and the co-pilot, has completely burned. Only the...
It's never too late to start all over.
At age 65 and on the brink of suicide, after a lifetime of failure after failure, Harland Sanders sold chicken made with his private recipie, door to door and age 88 founded Kentucky Fried Chicken.
A reflection on Scotty Scheffler, Pro Golfer
At the morning of the final master competition, Scotty Scheffler was on his knees weeping, feeling he wasn't ready for such an honor.
His wife told him 'who are you to say you are not...
Break up into small groups or patrols. Discuss "Leaders you love" and why you love them. Share with whole group.