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Gettysburg

Posted by Tim Armstrong on October 5, 2010 at 3:11 PM Comments comments (0)

Sandy Hook Camping Trip

Posted by Tim Armstrong on September 20, 2010 at 8:03 PM Comments comments (0)

Hey everybody get ready to share your Rose,Bud,and Thorn for the Sandy Hook Camping Trip at the meeting on Thursday,


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New Merit Badge "Geocaching"

Posted by Tim Armstrong on May 5, 2010 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

What the heck is Geocaching? Well, it's really, high tech meets mother nature. Kind of like a high tech treasure hunt... I will let the good old wikipedia explain further.....>>> Click here>>>>Geocaching


Interested ....?   I hope so. We are going to have an "Intro to Geocaching" event on our next couple of camping trips for those who are interested. It will ba a great oppurtunity so see firs...

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Order of the Arrow

Posted by Tim Armstrong on March 9, 2010 at 11:43 AM Comments comments (0)

As Order of the Arrow elections approach, I was on a website re-living some memories of when I was elected and came across the following parable. I thought you guys would enjoy it. It rings true for every man........

  

A grandfather told his grandson that there is a battle between two wolves that live within you.

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100 Years of Scouting

Posted by Tim Armstrong on December 29, 2009 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

This is a big year for Scouting. Please check out the following video for more information. I advise all Scout and Parents to watch.


http://audiocast.scouting.org/index2.html




Enjoy!! It's going to be an exciting year!!!!!



 

121 merit badges, and that's just a start

Posted by Tim Armstrong on November 11, 2009 at 10:17 AM Comments comments (1)

Column - Jon Mark Beilue: Scout blows it out

 

121 merit badges, and that's just a start

 

 

 

Publication Date: 09/24/08

 

Tuesday night was a court of honor night for the Boy Scouts at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Amarillo. These little affairs, where selected Scouts are recognized for their recent work, are held three to four times a year. It's usually a parents thing with a few Scout leaders thrown in.

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Minnesota Teen Named 2 Millionth Eagle Scout

Posted by Tim Armstrong on October 30, 2009 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Got this right from www.scouting.org


MINNEAPOLIS – June 17, 2009 – To describe one Minnesota teenager as "one in a million" is an understatement – by half. The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) today announced that Anthony Thomas, 16, of Lakeville, Minn., has been named the 2 millionth Eagle Scout since the first Eagle badge was awarded in 1912.


Eagle Scout is the highest attainable rank in Boy Scouting and requires years of dedication and ...

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"One more bowl for one more Soul"

Posted by Tim Armstrong on October 25, 2009 at 12:27 PM Comments comments (0)

WOW! I just finished my favorite meal and am I stuffed!


Each year for my birthday my family has roast duck, spaetzle (german egg noodles), red pickled cabbage (Do you Scouts like cabbage, ha?), spinach, and apple pie for dessert.  Like I said, WOW!

 

Do you or your family have a favorite meal?  Maybe it is Thanksgiving.  It is a blessing to enjoy a good meal and even better to pause and say "Thanks" because of it.  This year as we distrib...

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A Post from Tim Thompson

Posted by Tim Armstrong on September 25, 2009 at 7:52 PM Comments comments (0)

A Scout is Reverent!


 

“Vaya con Dios”.  This means go with G-d in Spanish.  My ‘ol man used to say this to me every time we parted, and I never really thought about it.  I figured it was just another goofy thing about Dad (have you Scouts ever thought your Dad was Goofy, ha?).  Off to school, off to Scouts, off to riding my bike (and then off to driving my ’73 Duster with 3 on the floor, ha!), off to many events in my l...

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Email is up and running

Posted by Tim Armstrong on September 23, 2009 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Email is finally up and running. It took some doing but you can now contact the scoutmaster directly or get general information or contact the the webaster. Hey, that's me !!!


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