Last month, a group of Scouters from across the country held the first Wood Badge course in the history of the Summit Bechtel Reserve. Other councils can follow their lead and host their own course at SBR.
At VenturingFest 2018, I was impressed once again with the Venturing program. Additionally, I got to see more of the Summit Bechtel Reserve than ever before, and I’m convinced it lives up to its reputation as a world-class home for Scouting adventure.
When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, the Alvarez family learned that their most essential survival tool wasn’t anything on their shelves. It was the lessons they learned in Scouting.
Gardner F. Watts has seen Babe Ruth hit a home run. Twice. He once met Calvin Coolidge. But perhaps his most impressive memory is the time Daniel Carter Beard told him a six-word piece of advice he still remembers today.