Episodes

Episode 31 - Cakes at Camp

Feb. 1, 2017

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 always, a big thank you to the folks at <a href=" --- Send in a voice mess…

Episode 30 - Philmont

Jan. 18, 2017

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 talk about Philmont Scout Ranch</stron --- Send in a voice message: ht…

Episode 29 - MedVents II: Emergency Kits

Jan. 4, 2017

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 , from the Northern Lights Medical V --- Send in a voice message: https://…

Episode 28 - Technology or Don’t

Dec. 14, 2016

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 wrote an <a href="https://www.li --- Send in a voice message: https://anch…

Episode 27 - Social Media and Scouting

Nov. 30, 2016

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 Topic(s) We take a look at <a href="http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2016/06…

Episode 26 - Youth/Leader Ratio

Nov. 16, 2016

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 recently changed their policy on youth-leader ratio. You can find out some info…

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

Oct. 31, 2016

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 more off the cuff, so here's a list of topics discussed: <a href="http://…

Episode 25 - Minecraft for Badges and Anchor.fm

Oct. 19, 2016

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 Radio | Stitcher Podcast Topic(s) This is a short episode, much of which is…

Episode 24 - JOTA-JOTI

Oct. 5, 2016

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 official website : “Jamboree-On-The-Air and Jamboree-On-Th --- Send in …

Episode 23 - Why the Fleur-de-lis?

Sept. 21, 2016

Why, exactly, does Scouting use the fleur-de-lis as its symbol? Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic(s) Why does Scouting use the fleur-de-lis as its symbol? Wasn't the organization founded in England? Don't…

Episode 22 - Cub Scouts

Sept. 7, 2016

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(s) The first edition of The Wolf Cub Handbook was printed in December of …

Episode 21 - Wood Badge

Aug. 25, 2016

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 Twitter Podcast Topics Ken and Brian discuss the Wood Badge </strong --- …

Episode 20 - Eagle Scout

Aug. 10, 2016

Eagle Scout is the higest rank that a Boy Scout can achieve in the United States. So what does it take to become an Eagle Scout? Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic(s) Ken and Brian discuss the Eagle Scout …

Episode 19 - The Queen’s Venturer Award

July 27, 2016

The Queen's Venturer Award is the capstone award for Venturer Scouts, and can almost be thought of as the Canadian analog of the Eagle Scout rank. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic(s) Ken and Colin discus…

Episode 18 - MedVents (Medical Venturers)

July 13, 2016

Medical Venturers (MedVents) is one of the Vocational Scouting programs offered by Scouts Canada, which is focused on advanced first aid and medical training. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic(s) From sco…

Episode 17 - Advancement

June 29, 2016

Whether it's called Swim-Up or Advancement, how do we celebrate when youth progress through the Scouting movement? Now Available on Google Play Music | Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic(s) What is advancement ? How does advancement…

Episode 16 - Long Distance

June 15, 2016

Colin phones in from all the way across Canada to discuss advancement and summer Scouting programs. Now Available on Google Play Music | Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic(s) We missed recording this last week, in part because Ken w…

Episode 15 - Emergency Preparedness

May 18, 2016

It was Emergency Preparedness Week last week...which, at least for our Canadian crew, has been given a very pointed example in the Fort McMurray fires. Now Available on Google Play Music | Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Android | Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Podcast Topic(s) Emerg…