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Scout Meeting

Event: Troop Meeting Where: The Basement When: Nov 11, 2019 7pm-8:15pm (UTC-06:00) Central Time Opening: Pear Patrol Troop Activity: Citizenship in the World Merit Badge Game: SM Minute: Mr. Banta

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Changes to YouTube’s Terms of Service

We’re updating our Terms of Service (“Terms”) to improve readability and transparency. This update does not change the Google Privacy Policy, nor the way we collect and process your data. We’ve provided a summary of key changes but here’s what you can expect: • Terms that are clearer and easier …

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Enchanted Rock Campout

Hello! Make sure you add the enchanted rock campout to your calendar if you plan to attend. It will be on 1/17 – 1/19 Exciting Campout Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Site: 019 Site Type: Campsite with Water Loop: WALK IN AREA Arrival Date: Fri Jan 17 2020 Check-in Time: 2:00 PM Departure Date: Mon Jan 20 2020 Check-out Time: 12:00 PM

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Simplifying how Google Photos & Google Drive work together

Simplifying how Google Photos & Google Drive work together You are getting this email because you sync items between Google Photos and Google Drive. Over the next few weeks, we are making some changes to help simplify how Google Photos and Google Drive work together. We are making these changes …

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Check out NYLT 2019

Nov 22nd – 24th – Pirtle Scout Reservation NYLT or National Youth Leadership Training is a course in Leadership Skills taught to youth by youth. The staff is guided by adults who provide mentoring and advice. Call Amy Roberts to see how to attend. (936)-585-3320 [email protected]  

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How Scouting helps fill a void in single-parent households

By Chris TuckerIllustrations by Thomas JamesFrom the January-February 2015 issue of Scouting magazineCharacter Building, Life Skills, Magazine, Parenting, Trailhead, Youth Development A few months ago, the Pew Research Center released new information about the American family. Continuing a trend, the surveys showed that 41 percent of American children are being raised by single mothers. Among African-Americans, the …

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Uniform Exchange Closet

Hello, It’s time to restock our uniform closet.  We are in need of gently used items.  If your son has outgrown any piece of his uniform, another Scout would appreciate your donation. Please check your closets, dresser drawers, and attic for the following items: Scout cap, class A uniform shirt, …

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Attention Life and Eagle Scouts

The Life and Eagle Scouts had a very productive meeting yesterday where the importance of older Scouts was discussed, and the level of involvement by older Scouts was recognized as an opportunity for improvement.  I will highlight some of the strategies that were discussed below. When I reviewed the notes …

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The Missing Older Scout: The Importance of Older Scouts

 Published on February 5, 2013 by Enoch Heise The Missing Older Scout:  The Importance of Older Scouts I have heard many Scouters from across the country comment on how difficult it is to retain older Scouts in their Troops. By “older Scouts” I mean roughly the ages between 15-18. In …

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ScoutingWire: Alumni Edition for April 15, 2017

    How Scouting makes the Most of Right Now Story contributed by Christine Rasure: Boy Scouts may be boy-led, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing in it for parents. “To me Boy Scouts… Read More Why Camping Should Be On Your Family’s To-Do List The BSA’s marketing intelligence manager Scott …

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