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May 31, 2016. How to Beat the Walking Dead written by: Odette Nassar So here’s the scenario. Months ago, you chose the date and diligently booked your camp site. Or else, you offered to join your troop or Webelos den on a camping trip. You planned some cool Dutch oven desserts to try out. You packed up all your gear, your Scout, and maybe parts of the kitchen sink and are now at your beautiful campsite. After setting […] Read full story >

May 23, 2016. What to expect when your son returns from his first ever week of Boy Scout Summer Camp. written by: Odette Nassar, Scouting Volunteer Your son has just bridged into his chosen Boy Scout troop. He’s excited. You’re excited. And now both of you are getting ready for the greatest-of-the-great, a week long stay at summer camp. You’re probably thinking to yourself, “What’s the big deal? My son has been to week long camps before.” Well, […] Read full story >

May 16, 2016. written by: Christine Nguyen, Scouting Volunteer A few weeks have gone by, and it’s still all I can think about. Something about the atmosphere (wide smiles, bright colors) made this Scouting event’s vibrant personalities gleam through the rain clouds.   Scout-O-Rama is a Bay Area event open to the public and garners upwards of 5,000 young children and the young at heart every second Saturday of May. To fundraise for the event, Scouts sell approximately […] Read full story >