For Scouts and Scouters, 2012 had plenty of ups — and a couple of downs.
We welcomed changes: new merit badges, new Eagle Scout requirements, a new Chief Scout Executive, and a new high-adventure base in West Virginia, to name a few.
We celebrated 100 years of the Eagle Scout award and learned 46 ways that Eagle Scouts are different from non-Eagles.
We mourned together when news broke that two of the young victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting were Tiger Cubs.
And we healed together when superstorm Sandy struck close to home for some Scout units on the East Coast.
I tried to chronicle these important BSA happenings throughout the year here on Bryan on Scouting through 229 new posts. I’m thankful for readers like you who contributed to the 850,000 views in 2012. Statistically, it was the best year of the three full years I’ve been blogging about all things Scouting.
So thanks for helping me share what I found newsworthy, interesting, or fun.
But which of these posts caught your attention most this year? Let’s find out by revealing the 12 most-read blog posts of 2012, after the jump… Continue reading