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Garrett earns his Arrow of Light

Garrett earned his Arrow of Light tonight. On to Troop 1011 with his big brother.

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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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Pack 1070 – US Flag Retirement Ceremony

Pack 1070 retired about 50 US flags gathered from the community tonight. I was MC of the event and talked about my experience on a Marine Corps Color Guard Team and how we need to honor and revere the flag … 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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S’mores

Garrett’s Webelos Den made a campfire and roasted s’mores tonight. Of course Luke ran down there as soon as his Wolf Cub Den meeting ended and Cooper somehow finagled his way into my truck before we left for the meetings.

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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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