Racine Open House Scout Shop!

Posted by on September 12, 2012 at 3:30 pm

Join us for a spooktacular open house on October 6th! Start your scouting year off right with many new items in our scout shop! Uniforms Insignia Crafts Literature Camping Equipment T Shirts Bring in your 15% off coupon for purchases over $50 on certain items listed. (ALSO- Turn in new youth and adult applications.) We […]

BSA Introduces Search and Rescue Merit Badge

Posted by on August 23, 2012 at 6:16 pm

Merit Badge Encourages Scouts to Be Prepared When Enjoying Adventure Outdoors   RENO, Nevada (June 6, 2012)—Every year, thousands of people who were reported missing are saved by specialized search and rescue (SAR) teams. With high-tech navigation tools readily available, many people are able to self-evacuate from remote areas. But the critical skills of SAR […]

Tent Camping Pass

Posted by on August 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Coleman is providing 250 free tent camping passes through Thousand Trails – it’s a $249 value – when you spent at least $200 at Many Thousand Trails resorts are equipped with high end amenities including swimming pools, community rooms and more. In Wisconsin, they have destinations in Door County and near Wisconsin Dells. To […]

Youth Projects and Power Tools

Posted by on May 26, 2012 at 1:46 pm

Over the past few months there has been some discussion online in Scout forums regarding Scouts using various power tools and the BSA policy regarding their use. We’ve helped out on a couple of Eagle projects, and quite ignorantly, have broken several of these rules. In one forum, Scouters were talking about pushing a power […]

Taps 150 Celebration

Posted by on May 22, 2012 at 8:40 am

This is excerpted from an article in the Washington Post. This past weekend on Saturday May 19th, 2012 the celebration of 150 years since Taps was first sounded took place. 200 buglers from around the world gathered at Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday. Today, the US military can no longer provide the number of Buglers […]