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Scouting Stuff You Should Know - A Scouting Podcast A podcast by Scouts and Scouters, for Scouts and Scouters

Scouting Stuff You Should Know - A Scouting Podcast A podcast by Scouts and Scouters, for Scouts and Scouters
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Scouting Stuff You Should Know - A Scouting Podcast A podcast by Scouts and Scouters, for Scouts and Scouters

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Episodes

Planning to Plan

9/11/2019
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Don’t go blind into the new Scouting year! Podcast Topics The 2019-2020 Scouting year has begun! If your section(s) haven’t already had their first meetings, they will no doubt be doing so soon...so, what are you going to do with the youth? In this episode, Ken and Colin discuss the merits of holding regular planning meetings with your Scouter team(s), how to structure those meetings, and what the goals of those meetings should be. Shout-Outs As always, a big thank you to the folks at...

Duration:00:53:36

Scouting Five - Week of September 9, 2019

9/10/2019
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Trail’s End suffers a data breach, Amazon helps out a Scout group...and a Scouts Canada youth earns the Cornwell Award. News Stories Boy Scouts’ information exposed during brief data breach Utah Boy Scouts lay off 21 employees as it prepares for LDS Church exodus Toddington Scout Group receives boost from Amazon to help refurbish hall targeted by vandals Sponsors needed for 3rd Coaldale Scouts event Scouts Canada recognizes Courtenay teen Subscribe iTunes | Google Play | Android |...

Duration:00:08:22

Scouting Five - Week of September 2, 2019

9/5/2019
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Girl Guides get high school credit, Girl Scouts get a new camp...and there’s some fun events coming up in the UK, for Scouters. News Stories B.C. Girl Guides to receive as many credits as Scouts after taking inequality to gov't Girl Scouts Of Western Oklahoma Still In Need Of Funding For Construction On New Camp Gilwell Reunion 2019 ScoutFest 2019 Subscribe iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 Send Feedback Email Us | Leave Us a...

Duration:00:06:32

Gear Donation

8/30/2019
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The podcast has a Discord server, a museum opens at Gilwell Park...and hey, what can you do with your used camping gear? Podcast Topics Scouting Stuff is proud to announce — officially, now — the launch of their Discord server; you can join it today at: discord.io/scoutingstuff For those not familiar with Discord, it's a text/voice/video chat application that was initially designed for — and is still, in many respects, targeted toward — the video gaming community. However, it also offers...

Duration:00:38:37

Scouting Five - Week of August 26, 2019

8/28/2019
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Girl Scouts rescued by boat, Scout groups desperately need volunteers...and a corn maze gives a shout-out to Scouts Canada. News Stories Girl Scouts rescued by boat after lightning strike at campsite Former congressman accused of decades-old sexual abuse from his time working at a Boy Scouts camp U.K. scouts rave about 'amazing' Newfoundland, and get facetime with PM Boy Scouts Announce Workforce Readiness Director Bose Corn Maze set to open in Surrey field shaped in Scouts Canada...

Duration:00:06:46

Scouting Five - Week of August 19, 2019

8/23/2019
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Lawsuits against the Boy Scouts, numerous Scouting anniversaries...and some quick thinking prevents a wildfire. News Stories Boy Scouts of America hit with even more sex abuse lawsuits Michigan scouts carry on, despite organization's struggles Boy Scouts to celebrate 100 years in Petaluma, California Delmar Boy Scout Troop celebrates 100 years Boy Scouts of America celebrates 60 years of camping at Ben Delatour Scout Ranch Scouts use water bottles to extinguish fire during backpacking...

Duration:00:09:21

Recruitment & Growing Membership

8/15/2019
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What are some ways, as a new Scouting year looms, to grow your Group’s membership? ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 Podcast Topics Scouter Ken is joined again by Parker, an assistant Scoutmaster in Scouts BSA. This is actually the second time that Parker and Ken have chatted during the summer, but unfortunately the first episode that they recorded will probably never air...partly because it is actually only...

Duration:01:21:49

Scouting Five - Week of August 12, 2019

8/14/2019
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Scout Troops celebrate milestone anniversaries, another Scout trailer stolen...and Catholic Scouts trek towards Rome. ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 News Stories NISHI SCOUTS TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY Scouts celebrating 100 years of service in Hopkinton Bankruptcy May Be Back on the Table for Irving-Based Boy Scouts of America Local Boy Scout community: Silver Trails sale is 'going to hurt...

Duration:00:08:08

Any Tent in a Storm

8/1/2019
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A short story about a time, at a Canadian Jamboree, that a bunch of tents blew down. ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 Podcast Topics This is just a short episode; there wasn’t enough news to warrant a Scouting Five episode this week, so instead Scouter Ken shares a story from the 1997 Canadian Jamboree, about a particularly stormy evening that saw a number of tents — at least in the subcamp the 59th Edmonton...

Duration:00:11:06

Scouting Five - Week of July 22, 2019

7/24/2019
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World Jamboree opens, Boy Scouts get their trailer back...and the Girl Scouts addmore badges. ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 News Stories Opening ceremony kicks off World Scout Jamboree More than 167 countries participate in World Scout Jamboree Boy Scout trailer with thousands of dollars worth of camping gear stolen; third Scout targeted Stolen Boy Scouts trailer found in parking lot near Oakleaf Boy...

Duration:00:05:59

Scouting Five - Week of July 15, 2019

7/17/2019
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Girl Scouts clean up Crystal Cove, a Cub Camp gets cancelled...and Beaver Scouts in Calgary support their local Humane Society. ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 News Stories Girl Scouts show state parks some love at Crystal Cove event Cub Scout camp at Chicopee Sportstmen’s Club in Granby canceled over safety concerns More than 1,000 Swiss scouts head to the US Beaver Scouts raises funds for Calgary Humane...

Duration:00:07:09

Food Handling

7/11/2019
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Because nobody wants to spend all camp sick and in the outhouse. ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 Podcast Topics Ken and Colin discuss Pacific Jamboree, which is taking place this week at Camp Barnard, near Sooke, British Columbia (itself on Vancouver Island). And this invites discussion not only of food plans at large events such as PJ, but also how food should be stored and safely handled in general when...

Duration:01:09:12

Scouting Five - Week of July 8, 2019

7/10/2019
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Pacific Jamboree kicks off, tragedies old and new...and what can you do with your old Scout uniform? ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 News Stories Scouts from around the world gather at Camp Barnard for Pacific Jamboree Scouts expected to jam ferry traffic ahead of Pacific Jamboree Girl Scout, 11, Tragically Killed by Falling Tree in 'Freak' Accident at Indiana Campground Four Inns hiking tragedy which...

Duration:00:07:00

The Group Commissioner

6/19/2019
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Every Scouting Group (in Canada, at least) needs one...but what does the Commissioner actually do? ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 Podcast Topics Ken and Colin discuss the role of the Group Commissioner (GC) within the Scouts Canada group model. The Scouts Canada wiki is offline at the time this episode is being published, but it describes(d?) the role of the GC thusly: Group Committee The responsibilities...

Duration:01:18:19

Scouting Five - Week of June 17, 2019

6/18/2019
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Damborees and Beaverees, Top Section Awards...and girls are driving Scouting's growth in the UK (and probably elsewhere). ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 News Stories Alberta Damboree - Blather Scouts take over Thyee Lake Beaver Valley Scouts awarded for hard work Scouting for girls gives group its biggest boost in years Springhill scouts hit top awards trifecta Send Feedback Email Us | Leave Us a...

Duration:00:06:41

Scouting Five - Week of June 10, 2019

6/11/2019
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Boy Scouts help out, Girl Scouts teach about smartphones...and Scouts Canada closes up a Scout House. ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 News Stories Thanks to the Boy Scouts who rescued me on Rib Mountain, whoever you are Larchmont Girl Scouts Donate Cookie Sales to Sheldrake Valley Highlands Area hosts their first All Sections camp in some time Scouts come to the rescue of 2 fishermen on remote...

Duration:00:06:43

Aidan from Bitsbox

6/6/2019
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An interview with Aidan Chopra, co-founder of kid-friendly coding language Bitsbox. Teaching kids about STEM is important! ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 Podcast Topics This week, Ken is joined by Aidan Chopra, co-founder of Bitsbox — a kid-friendly web-based coding language. It's not as much a formal interview as it is a discussion about the genesis of Bitsbox and the importance of teaching kids about...

Duration:00:58:05

Scouting Five - Week of May 27, 2019

5/28/2019
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Boy Scouts subject to lawsuits, Scoutrees in full swing...and Scouting surges in Britain's poorest communities. ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 News Stories Buffalo Trails Cub-o-ree Preparing to sue, ex-Boy Scouts recall abuse by unit leaders Scouts and guides plant 100 trees at town park Scouts partner with Kawartha Lakes on tree program Snake Crashes Girl Scouts' Year-End Party in Keller 25 years of...

Duration:00:12:09

Family Training Event

5/23/2019
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In which we learn all about Alberta's Family Training Event camp, a yearly event aimed at improving Scouter training. ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 Podcast Topics Every August, the Family Training Event (FTE) takes place at Camp Woods, a Scout Camp situated on the south shore of Sylvan Lake in Alberta, Canada. This week-long (actually, longer) event is aimed at improving the training level of Scouters...

Duration:01:08:37

Scouting Five - Week of May 20, 2019

5/22/2019
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Scouts visit Normandy; Girl Scouts visit state parks...and at least in Massachusetts, Scouting is growing. ----more---- Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Download episode: MP3 News Stories Scouting membership expands in Pembroke Pine Tree Council Scouts BSA take to the beach Scouts honor 75th anniversary of D-Day at Normandy Camporee 2019 Thousands of girls will have outdoor experiences in hundreds of state parks across the United...

Duration:00:05:05