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My intro

I am now in Reno NV and from Alb. New Mexico, I was a troop member in the 70's when scouting seemed to be more open and exploratory. I have…

Started by Scott "Piper" Hudson

1 Aug 14, 2012
Reply by David Atchley

Nat'l Staff

Base Camp Groups Section

The BPSA Base Camp includes a specific area for Groups, which basically serve as mini-forums within the Base Camp where BPSA volunteers and…

Started by Jeff Kopp

7 Aug 14, 2012
Reply by Enna Grazier


World Federation of Independent Scouts?

Hi, all, I recieved an email via the ScoutFinder from a GS troop leader wanting more information about the World Federation of Independent…

Started by Wendy Cook

3 Aug 12, 2012
Reply by David Atchley

online discussion guidelines

If it isn't already posted somewhere, may I suggest a "discussion guidelines" post here? Does Ning allow you to make a post stickie so it s…

Started by Enna Grazier

10 Aug 12, 2012
Reply by Jeff Kopp


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Networking site for BPSA members & staff, plus anyone else interested in growing our coed, inclusive, traditional scouting program in the United States.

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South Region

Base Camp forum for BPSA scout groups and lone scouts living in the South Region: Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia, the Carolinas, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin…See More
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NorCal Hullabaloo at Bort Meadows group campsite in Anthony Chabot regional park

July 7, 2017 at 2pm to July 9, 2017 at 12pm
Registration is now open for Northern California’s third annual Hullabaloo, at the Bort Meadow group campsite in Anthony Chabot regional park, from 2 PM on Friday, July 7th to noon on Sunday,…See More
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Richard Seymour replied to David Coronado's discussion Parade Banners
"I've always wanted to make a monster size parade banner of a QR code, so everyone watching the parade can simply aim their smartphone at us and be transported to our Website in real time.  Somewhere Google has a free, no…"
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Scout Groups & Leaders

A Group for current and prospective Scout Group Leaders and other warranted group positions (Group Scoutmaster, Troop Leaders, Pack Leaders, Otter Leaders, and assistants for each).See More
13 hours ago

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William Carter replied to Dave Carroll's discussion Youth leadership in the Otters in the group Otters
"    Another idea I learned from Woodbeads is that the Canadian traditional scouting groups do the following.  The Timberwolf pack lives in the jungle (imaginatively).  The Pack Leader (Cub master) and their assistants are…"
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Richard Seymour updated their profile
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William Carter replied to David Coronado's discussion Parade Banners
"Yeah! I wanna go diving with that troop!"
18 hours ago


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