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Mr.Chris

Summer Camp 2019 In The Books

There is nothing quite like summer camp with the Boy Scouts of America.  The camaraderie is a wonder to see when kids actually act like kids and have their faces off of the screens and into a wide array of adventures.

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Mr.Chris

Be a Sport – Be A Scout

One of the consistent things I have heard from parents over the years is “My son is involved in sports and does not have time for Scouting.”  The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.  And while sports often teach youth leadership through position play and team efforts, ethical and moral decision making is nothing to sneeze at.

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Mr.Chris

Boy Scouts of America Patrol Method

Scouting is a program that helps boys make moral and ethical decisions as they grow and mature with character and leadership development through outdoor adventure and the application of the Scout Oath and Laws.

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Mr.Chris

A Soldier In A Hole

A Soldier with PTSD fell into a hole and couldn’t get out. When a SNCO walked by the Soldier called out for help, but the SNCO yelled back, “Suck it up son, dig deep and drive on,” then threw him a shovel. The Soldier did as he was told and dug that hole deeper.

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Mr.Chris

Scouting In Olde Towne East

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”On My Honor, I will do My Best” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:42px|text_align:left|color:%23003366|line_height:1.2″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]As a boy I was fortunate enough to have a positive experience with Scouting.  My father worked as an executive for the Tecumseh Council in Springfield, Ohio and I often “tagged along” to campouts where

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Mr.Chris

Summer Camp 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”138″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Summer Camp is a time honored tradition in the Boy Scouts of America.  The BSA is blessed with a huge selection of campgrounds peppered across the United States all offering a variety of experiences for youth to participate in and build their

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Mr.Chris

A Scout is Trustworthy

The best path forward is to be honest.  Honesty builds Trust and Trust builds confidence, leadership, affection and reverence.  It’s easy to slip up, and it’s okay to make a mistake in life.  But be honest, most of the time, the only person you are hurting is you.

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