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Stepping down as Scoutmaster

On Thursday, December 9, 2022, Troop 660 presented me with this beautiful wooden plaque and compass as a farewell gift. As many of you know, I’ve been involved with Boy Scouts as a youth, and with my son, Quinton. I’ve been an adult leader for the last 12 1/2 years and I’ve been fortunate to […]

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Go Ape Zip Line Adventure

Last weekend (Sept 29, 2018) our Boy Scout Troop took our annual September trip to Lums Pond State Park in Delaware.  One of our favorite activities is the Go Ape Zip Line.  Several of our new scouts went on the Junior adventure while the others took the Treetop Adventure. I highly recommend the Go Ape […]

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Whitewater Rafting in the Royal Gorge

Back in mid-July through August 1st, 2018, Troop 660 planned to visit Philmont Scout Ranch for our High Adventure.  Due to the forest fires, we had to change up our plans and toured about 8 different National Parks, horse back riding in the dessert and some whitewater rafting in the Royal Gorge on the Arkansas River […]

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Patches for my packs

Yesterday I received a couple of really cool patches from Death Wish Coffee Company (my new favorite).  Today I stopped at the local Scout Shop in Wilmington to pick up a few items including Badge Magic.  Now those cool patches look awesome on my backpack and day pack. Our Scouts from BSA Troop 660 picked […]

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Philmont Summer Trek Cancelled

Yesterday we received an email from the Philmont Scout Ranch announcing the closure for the 2018 summer season. Below is an excerpt from the email: PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH ANNOUNCES CLOSURE FOR 2018 SUMMER SEASON – 7/5/18 After careful consideration of the situation and available options, the difficult but prudent decision has been made that the […]

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March Challenge 2018

Apple Watch telling me to increase my daily energy burn by 41%

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Avondale CampNight

Here are some night pictures I took of my tent while camping with the Cub Scouts at Avondale, PA.