Episodes

January 09, 2018

Scouting Five 014 - Week of January 8, 2018

Girls join the Boy Scouts, a Wales town council comes under fire for cutting Scout funding...and the Girl Scouts set a record for dunking cookies. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stori...

December 30, 2017

Scouting Five 013 - Week of December 25, 2017

Collecting donations of clothing and food, new Eagle Scouts and Eagle Scout projects, high-tech Girl Scouts...and fundraising for the 2019 World Jamboree. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Ne...

December 20, 2017

Scouting Five 012 - Week of December 18th, 2017

Food drives, gift boxes, Advent services, anniversaries, and Christmas cheer...and a reminder not to bring your Scout knife with you to school. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stories ...

December 11, 2017

Scouting Five 011 - Week of December 11, 2017

Helping the needy, wrapping presents, and selling trees...Scouts and Girl Scouts are busy as Christmas approaches! Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stories The 9th Fort McMurray Scout G...

December 08, 2017

Episode 52 - Bring Your Own

Another look at Scouts Canada’s Personal Achievement Badges, and other crests as well. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topics Ken and Colin re-open the discussion about Scouts Canad...

December 05, 2017

Scouting Five 010 - Week of December 4, 2017

Buddhist Scouts, emergency preparedness, Distinguished Citizens, and free Parks Canada admission next year. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stories Fir --- Send in a voice message: ...

November 27, 2017

Scouting Five 009 - Week of November 27, 2017

Scouts selling Christmas trees, a new Cub Pack, pushback over female Boy Scouts...and an award for Scouts who learned to ring church bells. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stories <a h...

November 22, 2017

Episode 51 - Cub Scouts Done Differently

Scouter Nancy joins us to discuss differences between the Cub Scouts programs in Canada and the United States, and what impacts allowing girls to join will have on her Cub Pack. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | Tun...

November 20, 2017

Scouting Five 008 - Week of November 20, 2017

More Scout-led charity drives, Girl Scouts sing and run, Scout leaders switching on Christmas lights...and continued controversy over a recent BSA decision. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher ...

November 13, 2017

Scouting Five 007 - Week of November 13th, 2017

Honouring veterans and the fallen in war, a 70-year mystery solved, Google's robotics grant...and Scouting, always Scouting for Food. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stories It was Rem...

November 08, 2017

Episode 50 - Looking Back

We take a brief look back at how Scouting has changed in Canada over the last few decades, and then discuss our own Scouting memories. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topics To cele...

November 07, 2017

Scouting Five 006 - Week of November 6th, 2017

Celebrating shared traditions, Girl Scouts keeping a camp, science exhibits and tree planting...and a Scout-themed wedding blessing. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stories Sc --- S...

October 30, 2017

Scouting Five 005 - Week of October 30th, 2017

Scouting hall fundraisers, little free pantries, cleaning up tombstones...and three record-setting Eagle Scouts. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stories Scout group show off their hall...

October 25, 2017

Episode 49 - Of JOTI and Boy Scouts

A wide-ranging discussion of JOTI and online chat, the Boy Scouts of America and female Scouts, and other topics. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topics Justin Dawson of Scouting Ra...

October 23, 2017

Scouting Five 004 - Week of October 23rd, 2017

Kicked out from a Cub Pack, vetoed budgets, butterflies at Girl Scout Camps, food drives...and, of course, JOTA-JOTI. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stories Boy kicked out of --- S...

October 16, 2017

Scouting Five 003.5 - Week of October 16th, 2017

Girls can join the Boy Scouts of America, Army truck transports, bouncing back from bullying, and a long walk for charity. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stories Our previous attempt ...

October 11, 2017

Episode 48 - Perspective Shift

How has your exposure to Scouts from other countries influenced your worldview? Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topics Before we dive into the meat of the topic, Ken and Colin take ...

October 10, 2017

Scouting Five 002 - Week of October 9, 2017

Submarine sleepovers, cemetery refurbishments, Scouting building character, and area-wide events. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher News Stories Bookings for sleepovers at the Royal Navy Subm...

October 03, 2017

Scouting Five 001 - Week of October 2, 2017

Boy Scout benefit concerts and fire fighters, Girl Scout events and camp closures, lawsuits, vehicular attacks, enrolment struggles...and beer as a fundraiser. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitch...

September 27, 2017

Episode 47 - How To/Not To Get Lost

There are a lot of neat natural ways to find your direction of travel, assess the weather, and whatnot. Hopefully, you never end up lost! But if you do...what is the best thing to do? Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android...

September 13, 2017

Episode 46 - Scouting/Life Balance for Scouters

What are some strategies to keep Scouters — and youth, for that matter — from burning out on Scouting? Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Follow-Up From Previous Episode Scouter Colin — not ou...

August 31, 2017

Episode 45 - It’s Popcorn Time Again!

We discuss Scouts Canada's revamped popcorn fundraiser program, which has been given a Canadian Path makeover this year. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Scouters Mike and C...

August 17, 2017

Encore Presentation: Leader Communication

This is an encore presentation of Episode 8: Effectively leading a Scout group, at any age level, means having good communication between the leaders. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anch...

August 02, 2017

Episode 44 - Helping Scouts Get Comfortable With Camping

Some youth are gung-ho to get out and sleep overnight in the outdoors. Others, however, have a very different reaction. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Ken and Colin discus...