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Cub Scout Psychic Scars

I was probably the most ineffectual Cub Scout in the history of that organization, the ineptitude of my tenure comparable to that of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s career as a cavalryman in the Light Dragoons. 459 more words


Cub Scout's Honor!

It’s only been, oh, let’s say, 50 years, since I wore this Cub Scout kerchief.  I still take it with me on hikes to wipe the. 431 more words

Santa Visits Cubbies at Apple Chevrolet

Santa made his annual visit to Apple Chevrolet on Wednesday evening to meet up with the Tinley Park Cub Scouts. Each cubby was able to meet Santa personally and receive a “Pinewood Derby” kit, courtesy of Apple Chevy. 74 more words


Building a set of Binoculars

One of the first projects we had to do for Cub Scouts is to build a set of wooden binoculars. So we decided that he would do all of the construction with only guided assistance from us. 15 more words

Beginning Homeschooing

December 15-16, 2014: Caroling and Powerpoint

The boys and I were pretty busy the last couple of days.  Yesterday Xander joined his Cub Scout group to sing Christmas carols and hand out ornaments at the local nursing home.  817 more words

Cub Scout Cub Holiday Camp

We finally had our first family camping trip, and no matter how much we planned we still managed to forget a few things. To rub salt on the wound we managed to go ill prepared for cold weather camping (at least cold for us). 475 more words

Beginning Homeschooing

Be Prepared!

My first experience camping with brownies was not a great one. My memories are of wasps everywhere, grouchy group leaders and a pack of cows chasing us through a field. 1,226 more words