Episodes

June 21, 2017

Episode 41 - Camping With Beaver Scouts

It's no longer a requirement that parents accompany Beaver Scouts on camps and other overnight excursions! Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Ken is rejoined by Hawkeye to tal...

June 07, 2017

Episode 40 - Cubs Can’t Use Knives…and Other Myths

We take a look at a few different myths and misconceptions about Scouts and Scouting in Canada. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Podcast Topic(s) Ken is joined again by Regan , the ...

May 27, 2017

Episode 39A - Not Quite Live from Cuboree

Ken and his daughter Ella (a Cub Scout) take a few minutes to discuss their first Cuboree experience. The Beaver Hills/Rivers Edge Cuboree (a mini-Jamboree for Cub Scouts) is held annually in Edmonton, Canada; this year, the ...

May 24, 2017

Episode 39 - Rovering the Canadian Path

We take a look — with a guest! — at the changes to the Rover Scouts program under the Canadian Path. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Podcast Topic(s) Alec (a <a href="http://www.sc...

May 10, 2017

Episode 38 - Taking a Walk

A short episode full of musings about various topics. An opportunity to test portable recording gear for future use. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) This episode — a short ...

April 26, 2017

Episode 37 - Reviewing Beaver Scouts on the Canadian Path

We take a look at how the Beaver Scouts program has changed under the Canadian Path program. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher | Anchor Podcast Topic Ken is joined by a couple of Scouters fro...

April 12, 2017

Episode 36 - Group Growth (and State of the Podcast)

Scouts Canada has seen steady growth in membership, so we ask: how can you — yes, you — foster group growth? Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) State of the Podcast It turns o...

March 29, 2017

Episode 35 - Tent Care

How to care for your tent...or your Scout group's tent, as the case may be. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Ken and Colin discuss how to care for a tent , and why it's impo...

March 22, 2017

Rebroadcast: Episode 34 - Camp Impeesa

Let's learn a little bit about the history and operations of one of the most amazing Scout Camps in Canada. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) This is an encore presentation o...

March 15, 2017

Episode 34 - Camp Impeesa (For Real This Time)

Let's learn a little bit about the history and operations of one of the most amazing Scout Camps in Canada. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Mark Little , the Council Commis...

March 01, 2017

Episode 33 - Thoughts on Ernest Poole Camp

We discuss the Ernest Poole Scout Camp near Edmonton, Alberta, and the possibility that it will be sold off to the LDS Church in the near future. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Top...

February 15, 2017

Episode 32 - Program Quality Standards

In which we sit down and discuss Scouts Canada's Program Quality Standards, and how these can be used to evaluate a Scout Group's performance over the course of a year. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio...

February 01, 2017

Episode 31 - Cakes at Camp

Step up your camp cooking game! Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Ken and Colin discuss dutch ovens, double boilers, and how to bake a cake at a Scout camp. Shout-Outs As alw...

January 18, 2017

Episode 30 - Philmont

Philmont Scout Ranch might just be the crown jewel of American Scouting adventures. Let's learn a bit more about it. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Brian joins us again to...

January 04, 2017

Episode 29 - MedVents II: Emergency Kits

Eric brings in a few of the different medical kits that his Medical Venturer company members use in the course of their activities. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Eric , f...

December 14, 2016

Episode 28 - Technology or Don’t

Scouting offers a very unique opportunity for modern youth to disconnect from their always online, device-driven lives. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Trevor Nimegeers wro...

November 30, 2016

Episode 27 - Social Media and Scouting

How should Scouters approach the use of social media, both as a means of showcasing their Scout group and as a means of communicating with Scouts? Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast To...

November 16, 2016

Episode 26 - Youth/Leader Ratio

Scouts Canada recently changed their youth/leader ratio requirements for the Beaver Scout, Cub Scout, and Scout sections Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Scouts Canada recen...

October 31, 2016

Encore Presentation: Scouting Uniforms as Halloween Costumes? Scouting in Minecraft?

This is an encore presentation of an episode from a year ago: should the Scout Uniform be worn as a Halloween costume? Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) This episode is a bit...

October 19, 2016

Episode 25 - Minecraft for Badges and Anchor.fm

In which the possibility of a youth in Scouts Canada using Minecraft to satisfy a requirement for the Tech badge is discussed. Also, Scouting Stuff is coming to Anchor.fm. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn R...

October 05, 2016

Episode 24 - JOTA-JOTI

As the podcast turns one, we turn our attention to Jamboree On The Air/Jamboree On The Internet. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) What is JOTA-JOTI ? Well, according to the ...

September 21, 2016

Why the Fleur-de-lis?

Why, exactly, does Scouting use the fleur-de-lis as its symbol?

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September 07, 2016

Episode 22 - Cub Scouts

2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the Wolf Cubs movement. So, let's talk about Cubs for a bit. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic...

August 25, 2016

Episode 21 - Wood Badge

What is the Wood Badge? What does it signify, and how do different Scouting organizations train their leaders in it? Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on T...