Portland/Vancouver area BPSA leaders are super excited to once again host a fall Brownsea Training Camp. Named after the very first scout camp on England's Brownsea Island, Brownsea Training Camp (BTC) is the basic leader/Rover scout training for…See More
"True Story: I rung up David Atchley when I was new to the program and asked him if we could strike "obey" from the Scout Law, because a couple of parents suggested it was incompatible with many family’s approach. I/we laugh about it…"
"In terms of the badges and motivations, I think there is both a broad focus aspect and a comparative recognition aspect, and when I noted an issue was with group recognition.
I think our Otters were pretty happy until a significant portion of our TW…"
"As you mentioned, the beads mechanism helps keep motivation high and accomplishment tangible. Won't that work? Wood Beads has been a huge shot in the arm for local Otter leaders, and I know our Raft is taking a second look at the way they…"