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DIY Neckers

I'm hoping to hear from others who have made their own neckers, and see some pics. I'm sewing all of the neckers my group needs to help kee…

Started by Cassandra Redeagle

2 Mar 18
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Alt. Pathfinder shirt options....

We have a group of Pathfinder leaping up! Hurray! Has anyone had luck finding smaller and less expensive PF shirts somewhere other than the…

Started by Jenny Jasinski

1 Mar 18
Reply by Cassandra Redeagle


Transferring registrations

Hi, I originally registered myself and my son as Lone Scouts but have since chartered a group. Is it possible to have my registration and m…

Started by Jennifer Best

2 Mar 15
Reply by Jennifer Best


Scout Science Ideas for March for Science on Earth Day

I'd really like our group to participate in the March for Science in our local community. I think we can really provide a service by having…

Started by Celeste Neiser

1 Feb 19
Reply by William Carter


Non-Profit/EIN number

Hello, Two part question here. 1.  Wondering if there is any update on the status of the 501C3 being available to the local groups? 2.  We…

Started by Susan Aldridge-LaVigne

2 Jan 9
Reply by Susan Aldridge-LaVigne

book review: The Last Badge, picture book

I read this book at the doctor's office today and want to recommend it here! The Last Badge, by George McClements. It's about a boy on a qu…

Started by Enna Grazier

9 Jan 9
Reply by Celeste Neiser


Dashboard issues

I am the GSM for the 44th Lake Winnebago.  The GMS role was transferred to me about a year ago now and we got an email stating that the tra…

Started by Susan Aldridge-LaVigne

1 Jan 3
Reply by William Carter


Dashboard Support

Hi, I need support for the Dashboard system. I keep trying to reset my password, but no email is ever sent. I've reached out to the support…

Started by Sam Carlson

1 Dec 14, 2016
Reply by William Carter


Policy on Political Activism

Hi everyone, in light of recent events, we've gotten new types of questions from members and member families that we haven't had to deal wi…

Started by Robert McKay

18 Dec 13, 2016
Reply by Sue Pesznecker

On Being Friends

I have again recently received a "request to be friends" or something to that effect on this forum. I do appreciate that gesture.  However…

Started by Karl Pollak

5 Dec 1, 2016
Reply by Karl Pollak


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Astronomy and Eclipse Viewing Resources

Hi all,I'm slowly developing some astronomy resources to help Pathfinders earn their Astronomy Special Proficiency Badge and to help all scouts appreciate the sky and learn astronomy and sky lore.On my blog you will find a planisphere (a rotating…See More


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