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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Yearly Archives: 2015

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Seven Things Great Merit Badge Counselors Never Do

When playing the role of merit badge counselor, we all want to present our material in a compelling and memorable way. Its not about ego, it’s about making the content relevant and engaging. Here are seven things that great merit badge counselors never do:

1. Apologize for boring merit badge content.
Beginning […]

The Pre-Opener – A Scout Troop’s First Impression

The Troop Meeting Plan identifies the ‘Pre-Opening Activity’ as the first agenda item for an effective Troop Meeting, but many Troops seem to ignore this simple tool. We think that’s a mistake.

The Troop Leader Guidebook describes the pre-opening activity simply as “a game or project”, which provides a great deal […]

Fifteen Things You Didn’t Know About Robert Baden-Powell

1. His full name is Robert Stephenson Smythe Baden-Powell. As a child he was known by ‘Stephe Powell’, during his time in the army he went by R.S.S. Baden Powell, and later in his life was happy to known simply as ‘B.P.’

2. He joined the British Army at age nineteen […]

The Secret Weapon to Transform Your Scout Troop

I think we all have a few things we’d like to change about our Troops. Perhaps it’s the extent to which we are boy led, perhaps it’s the engagement level of Scouts, perhaps it’s difficulty in recruiting. We all see areas for improvement yet we often struggle to capitalize on them. […]

Scouting: A Program Ahead of its Time (Part 1)

I suppose that some consider Scouting to be old-fashioned, out of touch, or even irrelevant for today’s youth. I disagree. In fact, I believe Scouting is a program ahead of its time.

In speaking of Scouting Robert Baden-Powell said, “In giving the [outdoor] elements… to boys we supply a system of games and practices which meets their desires and instincts, and is at the same time educative.” […]