The ScoutMaster’s Corner: A Scout works to pay his way and help others

I love to hear stories of Scouts who work hard to pay their own way for Scouting activities. I often hear great stories about a Scout who offers to mow the lawn to help raise money for a weekend trip. I have even heard of Scouts opening a small business to help fund an expensive … Continue reading The ScoutMaster’s Corner: A Scout works to pay his way and help others

The Scoutmaster’s Corner: The Methods of Scouting – Advancement (Feb 2018)

The Scoutmaster's Corner: The Methods of Scouting -- Advancement (Feb 2018) Here at the beginning of the year is a great time to talk about Advancement. First, let me recap the methods of Scouting: Advancement, Ideals, Patrols, Outdoors, Adult association, Personal growth, Leadership development and the Uniform. Advancement has been of particular interest to me … Continue reading The Scoutmaster’s Corner: The Methods of Scouting – Advancement (Feb 2018)

The Scoutmaster’s Corner: Methods of Scouting – Association with Adults (Nov 2017)

I would like to share with you again about the Methods of Scouting. You may remember there are 8 "Methods" in Scouting. This is how we accomplish our goals. The methods are: The Ideals The Patrol Method The Outdoors Advancement Association with Adults Personal Growth Leadership Development Last month, I wrote about the uniform. This … Continue reading The Scoutmaster’s Corner: Methods of Scouting – Association with Adults (Nov 2017)