We held the second 2019 Wood Badge course from June 10th - June 15th at Camp Hull Valley. On Monday morning the participants arrived eager to get started. We started the course off on the right foot with an awesome Blue & Gold Banquet. We had guest appearances from Bill and Ted (of "Bill and … Continue reading Wood Badge
On March 9, 2019, the National Eagle Scout Association Chapter of the Trapper Trails Council hosted the annual Gathering of Eagles Banquet at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center. The committee also awarded 14 National Outstanding Eagle Awards to Eagle Scouts that have made distinguishing contributions throughout the community. Lloyd Addison Thomas Bartlett Delose Conner Michael … Continue reading Gathering of Eagles
Trapper Trails Scouting Alumni and Friends (SAF) mission is to engage, inform and assist alumni affiliates to make Scouting stronger within our communities thereby helping more youth join the Scouting Adventure. Whether you are a member of Order of the Arrow, Eagle Scout member of NESA, Silver Beaver, National Jamboree participant, Wood Badger, attended one … Continue reading Building relationships, and strengthening connections
Dear Scouters; A few days ago I revisited that classic favorite Disney movie, Follow Me, Boys! It lifted my spirits and reminded me why it is a favorite of many, not just of Scouts and Scouters. Lots has changed in Scouting since Lem Siddons started that first troop in Hickory, like two-deep leadership and Scouting’s … Continue reading Follow Me, Boys and Girls!
Dear Scouters: The time is finally arriving to change our council from the previous existing fifteen districts down to the new five districts. This is both exciting and challenging all at once. In coming weeks you will hear of the specific details through new district Key 3s and their newly formed district committees. You can … Continue reading New Districts…
Dear Scouters, As part of the many adjustments being made this year in preparation for a new and different size council next year we have to re-organize our districts. This means both change and opportunity. If we take advantage of the opportunity more than we lament the change we can be successful. I believe that … Continue reading Opportunities to help…
Abraham Lincoln said: “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” A smile and a happy disposition will carry you far. I have learned that the greater part of our own happiness is determined by our own attitude. A cheerful disposition not only affects you but also those you come … Continue reading A Scout is Cheerful