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Special/Senior Proficiency Badges

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron Blaisdell Feb 16, 2013. 9 Replies

From working with the BSA, I know it isn't always easy for a Scout to find a counselor to work with when they find a Merit Badge they have an interest in.  Due to the current size of the BPSA, I bet…Continue

 

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1st Rover Moot 2017 at Camp Johnson, Bolton, CT

September 15, 2017 at 3pm to September 17, 2017 at 1pm
The Northeast Region is excited to host the first BPSA-US National Rover Moot, to be held on the weekend of September 15-17, 2017, at Camp Johnson in secluded Bolton, Connecticut. What Is a Moot?A Moot is a gathering of Rovers, usually in a camp, similar to Jamborees held by our younger Scouting siblings.  The word "moot" is an Old English term for a meeting or assembly.  Since the 1920's, Rovers have gathered for moots of all shapes and sizes.  This event will be our first National Moot, and…See More
Jun 10

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Scott Moore replied to George Stecher's discussion Rover Project Badge idea in the group Rovers
"Excellent write up, George!  Unfortunately, I'm traveling for the next two weeks and won't be on PC much, but I will check it out before the end of the month! As far as changing the scope of your original proposal, I'm fine with…"
Jun 6

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Scott Moore replied to Gregory M Rainey's discussion Rover Shoulder Badges--Placement Contradictions, Clarifications, & Recommendations
"1, 2, and 3) The Rambler and Project badges are signified by replacing the shoulder boards with special shoulder badges that incorporate the design of the award rather than adding an additional badge to the original boards.  The BPSA-US uses…"
Apr 2

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Scott Moore replied to Victoria Grimme's discussion Difficulties with "two-deep" leadership
"In reference to #2, I suggest just sending the Scout with a buddy (another Scout) for safety reasons.  There's no reason an adult needs to accompany them to the bathroom."
Mar 23
Brian Kanuik replied to Scott Moore's discussion Northeast 2017 plans in the group Northeast Region
"The 68th Frost Hollow is also working on some Pathfinder and Rovers expiditions/canoe trips on both Delaware and Susquehanna rivers."
Dec 24, 2016
Chance Michaels replied to Scott Moore's discussion Northeast 2017 plans in the group Northeast Region
"Do we have a date for the Moot yet?  "
Dec 22, 2016

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Scott Moore replied to Paul Matisz's discussion Cross-border contact in the Buffalo/Niagara region
"That's awesome!  Do you guys have a web site/Facebook page with events and schedules?  I'd love to stop by sometime! Yours in Scouting, -Scott Moore"
Nov 25, 2016

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Scott Moore replied to Paul Matisz's discussion Cross-border contact in the Buffalo/Niagara region
"That would be me, and I'm all alone - so alone, in fact, that I'm the BPSA-US Lone Scout leader. :) I'm located just outside of Buffalo in Erie County and am the only BPSA registered Scout in the US for about 100 miles.  Most of…"
Nov 22, 2016

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Scott Moore replied to Scott Moore's discussion Observer and Tracking Proficiency Badges in the group Pathfinders
"Now with the previously missing page numbers! Yours in Scouting, -Scott Moore"
Nov 20, 2016

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Scott Moore replied to Peter Adrian's discussion Marksmanship Proficiency Badge in the group Pathfinders
"I would caution you that state hunter education courses vary greatly in content from state-to-state.  It would be best to get a copy of the course materials to review or simply ask a certified trainer in your state to determine exactly what…"
Nov 20, 2016

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Scott Moore replied to Scott Moore's discussion Observer and Tracking Proficiency Badges in the group Pathfinders
"Thanks, Nancy - yes, it's the first.  I'm working on one for Guide/Senior Guide now. William - good catch on the page numbers; they have been added and will show up in the next update!"
Nov 10, 2016

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William Carter replied to Scott Moore's discussion Observer and Tracking Proficiency Badges in the group Pathfinders
"Good work and most impressive.  I like your resources but did you use any traditional texts?  Love the idea of having a "Careers" chapter as B-P intended many of these badges to help youth decide future professions.  You…"
Nov 9, 2016
Nancy Muller replied to Scott Moore's discussion Observer and Tracking Proficiency Badges in the group Pathfinders
"Excellent! Thank you for sharing.  Is this the very first BPSA-US Proficiency Badge book?  Love it! "
Nov 9, 2016

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Scott Moore added a discussion to the group Pathfinders
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Observer and Tracking Proficiency Badges

Here's something I've put together while working on my Scoutcraft Star: a guidebook for those Pathfinders looking to work on their Observer and/or Tracker Proficiency Badge(s). It's still in draft form, but I hope some Scouts find it useful!Yours in Scouting,-Scott MooreObserver-Tracker%2011-08-16.pdfSee More
Nov 8, 2016

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Pathfinders

Program ideas, sharing and leaders roundtable discussions for BPSA Pathfinders.See More
Nov 8, 2016
Benjamin Smith replied to Scott Moore's discussion Northeast 2017 plans in the group Northeast Region
"The 32nd Bare Cove is hoping to host a BTC at our group site at Wompatuck State Park in the spring.  We've got some folks who were unable to attend the awesome fall BTC done by the 8th and we're looking to see if there's some…"
Oct 28, 2016

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Are you a member of a current BPSA group? If so, which?
My name is Scott Moore. I'm from Maine, but currently live in Western New York. My dad and uncle were involved in scouting when they were younger (my uncle being an Eagle Scout with the BSA), but I opted to explore other interests in my youth. I have, however, always been interested in hiking, camping, nature, conservation, and everything outdoors. I have two sons now, both involved in Scouting, and became active due to their interest in it. After doing some research and learning about the historical Rover program, reading Scouting For Boys and Rovering To Success, discovering the BPSA, appreciating their non-discriminatory policies, and connecting with their commitment to community service, I became a life member.

As far as my current "Rover projects", I'm currently helping to compile the Rover's Handbook for the BPSA and, on the local level, I am the Scout Projects Coordinator for the Buffalo Central Terminal Restoration Corporation and have helped work with willing scouts (regardless of their group affiliation) on service projects involving restoring the terminal and beautifying the surrounding areas. I recently completed my Tenderfoot requirements, became invested as a Squire, and had the opportunity to visit some of our BPSC/Traditional Explorers Association of Canada brothers (and sisters) in Ontario when I was up there for business for a few weeks.

Yours in Scouting,

Scott Moore, Lone Rover Squire, 1st Lone Scout Group
Are you interested in starting a new BPSA group?
1st Lone Scouts
Any previous scouting background?
Former BSA Cub Scout Den Leader, Pack Trainer, Assistant Cubmaster
Current BSA Scoutmaster and Wood Badger
Current BPSA Rover Knight and RSL

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At 6:13pm on December 4, 2015, Peter Paras said…

Scott,

thank you. still trying to figure out how to use this web page and facebook.

Now that I am a member of 1st lone scouts, what do I do next?

thanks

Pete

Junction City, KS

At 10:54am on December 3, 2015, Peter Paras said…

Scott;

I am a member of 1st lone scouts but don't know where to begin?  can you help out?

Pete

At 12:10pm on July 29, 2015, Maegan Black said…

Hi Scott, Ethan Jewett mentioned that you may have more information about online registration problems when trying to register with the lone scouts.  I'm trying to register myself and my son, and every time I click "add to cart" I get a website error: Undefined index: groups_id , even when I am sure that I have entered the lone scouts group selection.  Any information would be great.  Thanks! -Maegan Black

At 6:51am on September 8, 2014, Brian Adrien Cooper said…

That's ok, I work in human services and understand.

At 10:54pm on September 6, 2014, Brian Adrien Cooper said…

Thanks

At 11:02pm on September 5, 2014, Brian Adrien Cooper said…

Is there any restriction on a non-us citizen become a member of 1st Lones as a rover.

At 12:44pm on June 24, 2014,
Nat'l Staff
Jeff Kopp
said…

Happy birthday, Scott!

At 2:15am on January 8, 2014,
GSM
David Coronado
said…

Hi Scott,

I have signed up as a Lone Rover; I'm just waiting for my membership to get processed.

My daughter and I are already getting started. Do you know if the handbooks can be purchased before my membership is approved?

-- David

At 6:44pm on June 3, 2013, Joseph C. Braxton said…

Hi Scott,

I as told to contact you about doing the rover requirements. I look forward to hearing from you

At 11:50pm on March 11, 2013,
GSM
Fred Heilbrunn
said…

Hi Scott,

I've posted videos to YouTube of the Tenderfoot requirements for your review. I've signed up as a Lone Rover for the time being. The videos I made (a series of 8) are not the best quality (you'll have to crank up the volume), but I think you'll be able to determine that I know the skills. Here are the URL's for the videos:

http://youtu.be/MnyXe_nJnA4

http://youtu.be/FU-bxHWxRTY

http://youtu.be/Rl_G-0jmhz4

http://youtu.be/uvQWtW9QFC0

http://youtu.be/jNLWm1OTwSQ

http://youtu.be/mufbCdBFysc

http://youtu.be/88JnBjCxZPc

http://youtu.be/ggz44UZioGg

Thanks for your service!

Yours in Scouting,

Fred Heilbrunn, PhD

 
 
 

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