Farewell to one of the Greatest of Men – My Scoutmaster

Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author and Speaker, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director It was a Saturday afternoon - just last week - and I had just come home after a busy day.  I was greeted with sad news.  “Jim Johnson has died”, my mother (age 84 and now living with us) told me.  Jim Johnson … Continue reading Farewell to one of the Greatest of Men – My Scoutmaster

It Was Quite the Summer at Camp New Fork 2016

Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author and Speaker, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director Before the summer of 2016 began, I wrote in a blog about my Hunt family plans for the coming summer.  In that article, I wrote:   "Well, it is summer time and that means it is time to be off on another summer … Continue reading It Was Quite the Summer at Camp New Fork 2016

Camp New Fork 2016 – Week 7 Fire in the Sky and All Around Us

  Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director I have been blogging about our 2016 summer at Camp New Fork.  And so this blog tells of Week 7 - or session 6 with Scouts - in the series of eight blogs of the summer.  We had a great week with the Scouts … Continue reading Camp New Fork 2016 – Week 7 Fire in the Sky and All Around Us

Camp New Fork 2016 – Week 2 – We Roll out the Thunder!

Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director Recently I wrote a Scouting Blog about the Camp New Fork staff week.  In the article, Preparing the Camp and the Staff, I promised to blog about my summer at Camp New Fork.  You may have thought that I forgot about that promise since you have … Continue reading Camp New Fork 2016 – Week 2 – We Roll out the Thunder!

Excited about a new adventure at Camp New Fork and a blogging Hiatus

Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director Well, it is summer time and that means it is time to be off on another summer camp adventure and a blogging hiatus for me - the Scout Blogger.   And yes, that would be true about me.  And yes, I won't be blogging for … Continue reading Excited about a new adventure at Camp New Fork and a blogging Hiatus

The Camp Bartlett Lodge – Once New, then old, and now new Again

  Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director This article is dedicated to all past Camp Directors and the great staff members who have served at Camp Bartlett through the past 50-plus years.  A great thanks to all of you and your great efforts! - Kevin Hunt As I look at the … Continue reading The Camp Bartlett Lodge – Once New, then old, and now new Again

Helping Pioneer the Varsity Scouting Program

Kevin V. Hunt Scouting Historian, Author, Scouting Veteran, Camp Director DON’T LET HIM STOP YET!  Those are my words of challenge to all leaders of the older young men in Scouting.  The Boy Scout troop was (hopefully) a great experience for the Scout.  He had opportunity to try new things - to go camping and … Continue reading Helping Pioneer the Varsity Scouting Program