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 Topi…

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 …

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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?

Scouts Canada

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.

Scouts Canada Vocational Scouting

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.

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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?

Scouts Canada Events Jamborees

Episode 16 - Long Distance

June 15, 2016

Colin phones in from all the way across Canada to discuss advancement and summer Scouting programs.

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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.

Scouts Help Others Scouts Canada PSA

PSA 1 - Fort McMurray Fires

May 11, 2016

To help other people at all times; it's part of the Scout Promise.

Episode 14 - The Jungle Book (Review)/Good Turn Week

April 27, 2016

There's a new Jungle Book movie out; we give our impressions (both spoiler-free and spoilerific). It's also Good Turn Week; we talk a bit about that.

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Episode 13 - Badges (Mostly) Don’t Equal Progression

April 13, 2016

We take another look at the idea of badge earning and how it relates to a youth's progression through the Scouting program.

Episode 12 - Catching Up With Brian

March 30, 2016

Brian rejoins the podcast, and we catch up with him about Pinewood Derby, a certain zombie movie, and badges.

Scouts Canada Kub Kars Beaver Buggies Pinewood Derby Scout Trucks

Episode 11 - Beaver Buggies, Kub Kars, and Scout Trucks

March 15, 2016

Scouts Canada offers different forms of racing vehicles to different sections of its program, from simple Beaver Buggies to massive Scout Trucks.

Scouts Canada Badges And Crests

Episode 10 - What About Those Other Badges?

March 2, 2016

Sometimes, Scouts are awarded badges that aren't merit badges, and don't go on the uniform. What happens if you don't fulfill the criteria for one of those?

Scouting Badges And Crests Jamborees

Episode 9 - Badge Trading at Scouting Events

Feb. 17, 2016

You'll meet a lot of people at a Jamboree or a Scout Camp. Why not trade them for a memento?

Scouts Canada Volunteers Scouts BSA Scouting

Episode 8 - Leader Communication

Feb. 3, 2016

Effectively leading a Scout group, at any age level, means having good communication between the leaders.

Scouts Canada Camps And Properties

Episode 7 - Venturers, Rovers, and Dens; Oh My!

Jan. 13, 2016

What programs are available, in Scouts Canada and Boy Scouts of America, for older youth and young adults?

Scouts Canada Scouting Volunteers

Episode 6 - Member Retention

Dec. 17, 2015

How do you retain members of your Scout group? And how do you retain leaders, for that matter?

Volunteers Scouts Canada

Episode 5 - Coping with Program Changes

Dec. 2, 2015

National Scouting bodies periodically overhaul their programs and methods. How do Scout groups, and individual Scouters, respond to this?

Scouts BSA Uniforms Movies

Episode 4 - Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (Review)

Nov. 18, 2015

Is it just a bad B-movie? Or is there something in it that actually reflects Scouting in some way?

Scouting Scouting And Technology Scouts BSA Uniforms JOTA-JOTI

Episode 3 - Scouting Uniforms as Halloween Costumes? Scouting in Minecraft?

Nov. 4, 2015

Should the Scout Uniform be worn as a Halloween costume? Also, we should have made a bigger deal out of JOTA-JOTI.

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Episode 2 - What’s That You’re Wearing?

Oct. 22, 2015

Why do Scouts wear uniforms? What are the essential components of a Scout uniform?

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Episode 1 - What Is Scouting?

Oct. 8, 2015

What exactly is Scouting?