Troop 26 Newsletter – 2014-04 (April)

Camporee 2014

Camporee is right around the corner. Sign-ups are closed, but if you have already signed up, you can get more details here.

Committee Corner

We held our monthly Adult Leader Committee meeting last night. All adults are invited and encouraged to come to this once-a-month meeting. You can read Jerry’s notes in this post.

Scoutmaster Minute: The Two Knapsacks

We are told that life is like a hike from the cradle to the grave. For some, it is a long trip of many moons; for others, it is a short excursion that ends unexpectedly.

But all are equipped with two knapsacks—one to be carried on the back and the other on the chest. The average hiker along the trail of life puts the faults of others in the sack on his chest so that he can always see them.

Read the rest of the Scoutmaster Minute here.

Voice of Experience – Blister Prevention!

If anybody knows how to prevent and treat blisters, it’s going to be Mr. Soga!

Please take a moment and read Mr. Soga’s April edition of the Voice of Experience.

Recipe of the Month – Creamy Tortellini

Not much else needs to be said about this. Get the full recipe here.

Don’t Stop Here

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