Troop Library contains documents, books and pamphlets on a variety of
Scouting Topics including Merit Badge books. To view/download the
current inventory for the Troop Library, click the following link:
NASA Curiosity Mars Rover - Lands on Mars on August 13th
Watch this updated video with descriptions from NASA engineers on what they are calling the
"Seven Minutes of Terror". Not Science Fiction... Science FACT!
The Transit of Venus - High Def
NASA | SDO's Ultra-high Definition View of 2012 Venus Transit A transit of Venus occurs when Venus passes directly between
the sun and earth. This alignment is rare, coming in pairs that are
eight years apart but separated by over a century. The most recent
transit of Venus was a thrilling sight in 2004. After the June 2012
transit of Venus (the last one in your lifetime), the next such
alignment occurs in 2117.
Great Backpacking/Camping Food website
Here is a link for anyone interested in trying some good backpacking meals.
those who went on the backpacking trip this weekend and tried the
Cheesecake dessert. This is the company that makes it. They also make
the "Coleman" branded meals as well. You can order the meals directly
from the company from the website http://trailfoods.com/enertia.html
Backpacking is a
worthwhile merit badge for all Scouts.
Learn how to be plan a safe backpacking trip.
Learn self-reliance and how to be safe while backpacking.
Learn about essential items that every backpacker should carry.
Learn the importance of using Leave No Trace principles while
Scouting Tips - (New)
Thanks to Scoutmaster Jerry.
Pack a Box of Baking Soda When Going
You can use it if a bee stings you. Make a paste of baking soda and
water and apply to the affected area to soothe it. To help put out a
dying campfire, toss a handful of baking soda at the base of the fire.
To get rid of smells in your sleeping bag, pour some baking soda inside
to absorb odors.
Surprising Fact! (New) Question - What is the white
powder on chewing gum made from? Answer: Sweetened Marble Dust
- Thanks to Mr. Martino for this
fascinating fact.- Link
Around the World on the Space Station: Video
Be sure to set the video to full screen and select the High Def option.