Category Archives: Boy Scouts

Annual Kris Kringle Procession in Frederick City

This is our 6th year in a row of pulling a sleigh for Pack 1070 in Frederick City’s Kris Kringle Procession. This is Ethan’s first year as a Pack 1070 alumnus since he is now a Boy Scout in Troop … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Sales

So, now that Ethan is in Troop 1070 I am obligated to help him sell Christmas Trees for 10 hours. Tonight we were lucky – a local bakery dropped off some cupcakes for us, out of the blue. Nice surprise.

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Ethan – BSA camping this weekend

Ethan has been camping with his Boy Scout Troop, Troop 1070, this weekend. I drove out there tonight to show him my support and snapped a few pictures. He was having a good time and learning to deal with a … Continue reading

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Scouting For Food – 2014

All of my boys (except Cooper, he is too young) went “Scouting for Food” with the Boy Scouts today. Our yearly effort to help fill local food banks. The first weekend we dropped off bags and I went with Garrett … Continue reading

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Troop 1070 / Pack 1070 Hike at Gettysburg National Battlefield

Great day for a hike in Gettysburg.

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Tank Farm

I took Garrett, Luke, and Cooper to a campout with Troop 1636 of Mt Pleasant, MD yesterday and last night. The campout was in Nokesville, VA at the “Tank Farm“. We saw some pretty cool stuff. Panzerfaust MP40 MG42 German … Continue reading

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Teaching Luke how to tie a Bowline Knot

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Star-Spangled Banner – 200 year celebration

Francis Scott Key is buried in Mt Olivet Cemetery in Frederick so many Scouts from Frederick assisted with the ceremonies honoring him and the Star-Spangled Banner’s 200 year anniversary this past weekend.  

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Ethan is taking care of business

He has already earned “Scout”, “Tenderfoot”, and now “Second Class” — all in the span of six months.

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Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge, requirement 9a

I am almost finished with this one. I allow no shortcuts as merit badge counselor so this merit badge: Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge, has taken all summer. Tonight we walked the path in our neighborhood to find some … Continue reading

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