Little Steps: Days 6 & 7 – A Scout Leader Never Stops

Days 6 & 7: 1.75 miles / Total miles: 4.16 / Days left: 172 Camping is all about becoming one with nature. Relaxing. And meditating. And doing nothing. And blah blah blah, yadda, yadda, yadda. Except breathing fresh, pure, air. And surviving without luxuries. But on a scout campout? As a scout leader? There is …

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How Being a Rover Scout, Helped me Discover My Love of the Iditarod

We joined the BPSA scouts in Sept 2017. I wanted my kids to participate in scouts. To gain an appreciation of the outdoors that I thought only scouts could provide. But I was against what was happening politically and socially in the BSA at the time. And I felt like Girl Scouts spent too much …

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971st Great Blue Herons 1st Field Day!

And I survived! This was my first official event as Akela. I wanted it to go as smoothly and as awesomely as possible. I have been running thru what I wanted to accomplish and how, for weeks. I ever thought and made myself sick with anxiety, more than once. First impressions have the biggest impact. …

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