Calling all youth section leaders! This new BTC3 training is built from the ground up for YOU. We are bringing TWO trainers from Oregon (Ethan Jewett and Kristen Klever) to teach this next level Brownsea training to our NE Rovers. The Brooklyn Scouts will be bringing Rovers from all 3 of our groups, both as newbies for training and as trainers.This will be three full days of invaluable training and camaraderie for all leaders. We will begin at 10am on Friday morning on site. Carpools and…See More
"I have been finding information on the www.wfis-europe.org website, and have been tempted by events posted there...most recently by a Sardinia Island (Italy) scouting event happening this fall. Although I can't make this event, I can see that…"
"So as a group leader, one wouldn't choose the pledge for ceremony? I was thinking it would seem/sound odd if the pledge were said 3 different ways at the same time at a group meeting--and therefore show a coherence issue? Plus, sometimes…"
"Chun-Yin, I am glad you shared this. It is unfortunate. Hopefully BPSA is able to have a welcoming atmosphere. I am just learning the Promise and Law, and want my crew to use the Outlander's Promise to make it more open from the get-go. Anyone…"
Base Camp forum for BPSA scout groups and lone scouts living in the Northeast Region: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia.See More
"Wow. You are echoing many of the sentiments I have been feeling. Problem #1: I have boys and girls (5 kids) that can't share scouting--they become "tag-a-longs" in Girl Scouts or only sometimes welcome in BSA (I feel this exclusion as…"
Are you a member of a current BPSA group? If so, which?
Yes. 1st Lone Scouts (Rovers)
Are you interested in starting a new BPSA group?
Any previous scouting background?
Not personally, except volunteering in various unofficial roles in BSA (assisting the Webelos leader) and Girl Scouts (assisting Brownie troop). And my oldest son is a Lifescout in BSA. My son(s) and one daughter are in BSA/Girl Scouts.
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Camp will open Friday night for those driving/flying in for the training. Training starts Saturday morning at 9 a.m. sharp. Washington area BPSA leaders are excited to host a spring Brownsea Training Camp. Named after the very first scout camp on…See More
Calling all youth section leaders! This new BTC3 training is built from the ground up for YOU. We are bringing TWO trainers from Oregon (Ethan Jewett and Kristen Klever) to teach this next level Brownsea training to our NE Rovers. The Brooklyn…See More