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Scouts Attended the Eagle Project Preview Meeting on April 18, 2017

Life Scouts, Star Scouts, their parents, and Scouters turned out for the Eagle Project Preview Meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2017, at the Ridgedale Public Library. New Advancement Subcommittee member, Charlie Jones from Troop 409 (pictured below), walked the through the do’s and don’ts of an Eagle project, provided helpful tips, and outlined expectations. The Eagle…

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Pre-K Days at Base Camp are on a Roll

New Theme Each Event Base Camp hosts regular Pre-K Events. Our Program Director David Donovan has a background in Pre-K education and puts together awesome activities! Here’s a picture of David in his natural habitat.   What Kind of Themes? Keeping nature and the seasons in mind, we have had a bunch of different Pre-K…

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Why adults in this troop call themselves the Time Lords patrol

Scouting volunteers are some of the busiest humans around. With all their different commitments, you’d think they’re time travelers. That explains the patrol name adopted by the adults in Troop 3 of Texarkana, Texas. They’re the Time Lords patrol. Any fan of the long-running TV series Doctor Who will approve of the name and the accompanying patrol emblem. The…

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Get Your Free 2017-2018 Calendar

The 2017-2018 Calendar and Resource Guide As the Steve Miller Band said, “Time keeps on slippin into the future” so we’ve got an updated and refreshed 2017-2018 Resource Calendar and Guide for all our units! More Than a Calendar This book is much more than just a bunch of dates though. Included are a variety…

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First Annual St. Paul Chief’s Cup

Saturday, March 18 marked the first St. Paul Police Department Police Explorers Chief’s Cup Competition at Flint Hills Training Center in Rosemount. The TEAM competition consisted of Uniform Inspection Police Knowledge Exam Practical Scenarios Domestic Crisis Search & Arrest White Collar Crime Traffic Stops 24 3-4 person teams competed. The Cup was awarded to the…

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Boy Scouts Replant Orange Trees Thieves Stole from a Church

When thieves stole the orange trees from a local church, a group of Boy Scouts stepped in to help. Scouts replanted trees stolen from a church by thieves (photo: CBS Sacramento) “Our first response was, ‘How can we help?’” said Scout Orion P. The church was growing the orange trees so that it could provide an always-fresh…

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Can a Scout complete his Eagle board of review after 18?

Let’s say there’s a Boy Scout who has completed all the requirement for the Eagle Scout rank. He finished the merit badges, service project, active participation, Scout spirit, position of responsibility and unit leader conference. But he still lacks one step: the Eagle Scout board of review. And then — Happy Birthday! — he turns 18. He’s no…

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