Episodes

Scouting Five 005 - Week of October 30th, 2017

Oct. 30, 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 hal…

Episode 49 - Of JOTI and Boy Scouts

Oct. 25, 2017

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 R…

Scouting Five 004 - Week of October 23rd, 2017

Oct. 23, 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 --- …

Scouting Five 003.5 - Week of October 16th, 2017

Oct. 16, 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…

Episode 48 - Perspective Shift

Oct. 11, 2017

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…

Scouting Five 002 - Week of October 9, 2017

Oct. 10, 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 Sub…

Scouting Five 001 - Week of October 2, 2017

Oct. 3, 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 | Stitc…

Episode 47 - How To/Not To Get Lost

Sept. 27, 2017

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 | Androi…

Episode 46 - Scouting/Life Balance for Scouters

Sept. 13, 2017

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 o…

Episode 45 - It’s Popcorn Time Again!

Aug. 31, 2017

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 …

Encore Presentation: Leader Communication

Aug. 17, 2017

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 | Anc…

Episode 44 - Helping Scouts Get Comfortable With Camping

Aug. 2, 2017

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 discu…

Episode 43 - Canadian Jamboree Memories

July 19, 2017

A few stories and memories from the 1997 Canadian Jamboree. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) This episode was done on the fly by Ken , after a) none of the Scout groups who…

Episode 42 - Be Prepared?

July 5, 2017

Why is “Be Prepared” the Scout motto? What does it even mean? Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | TuneIn Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) Ken and Colin discuss the podcast's new logo, and Canada Day as well, before …

Episode 41 - Camping With Beaver Scouts

June 21, 2017

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 ta…

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

June 7, 2017

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…

Episode 39A - Not Quite Live from Cuboree

May 27, 2017

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…

Episode 39 - Rovering the Canadian Path

May 24, 2017

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.s…

Episode 38 - Taking a Walk

May 10, 2017

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…

Episode 37 - Reviewing Beaver Scouts on the Canadian Path

April 26, 2017

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 fr…

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

April 12, 2017

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 …

Episode 35 - Tent Care

March 29, 2017

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 imp…

Rebroadcast: Episode 34 - Camp Impeesa

March 22, 2017

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 …

Episode 34 - Camp Impeesa (For Real This Time)

March 15, 2017

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 Commi…