National Eagle Scout Day – August 1, 1912 marks the first board of review for the rank of Eagle in the Boy Scouts of America. Eagle Scouts have been around for over 100 years now. I am one of the elite group of boys who attained the rank of Eagle. #EagleScout #EagleScoutDay #NESA #BoyScouts #NationalEagleScoutDay
Trail Life USA pledges to keep its ‘affirming’ boys focus as Boy Scouts of America announces it will start welcoming girls
Trail Life USA pledges to keep its ‘affirming’ boys focus as Boy Scouts of America announces it will start welcoming girls. #TrailLife #BoyScouts
425,000 Boys Leave the Scouts – Since the Boy Scouts of America announced they were dropping the word “Boy” from their title to just Scouts, they had a huge number leave the Scouting movement. #BoyScouts #Scouts
January is Hot Tea Month.Facts about tea and how tea is used around the world. Also find out who’s suppose to brew the tea in a relationship. #HotTea #HotTeaMonth #HotTeaDay
The Honorable Stancil Ford Overlook at Panther Creek State Park – See Cherokee Lake, Clinch Mountains and more! You don’t have to hike to this overlook, unless you want to. This weeks Travel Thursday will take us to Panther Creek State Park to the Overlook.
Phil Fox Sr. Memorial Park – Eagle Scouts from Barbourville, KY – This weeks Travel Thursday takes us to Barbourville, KY where you can find this Eagle Scout memorial for Phil Fox.
Chained Rock (Pineville, KY) – Here is an interesting place to go hiking and see a rock that is chained at the top of the mountain that is protecting the city of Pineville in Kentucky. This weeks Travel Thursday feature is Chained Rock! A site with a bit of history and legend to it. #ChainedRock #Pineville
Girls in the Boy Scouts of America? Maybe they just need to change it to Scouts of America? Maybe combine elements from both the Girl Scouts of American and the Boy Scouts of America. That would change the rank and badge systems and more. But the Scouting movement has always been gender specific … Boy Scouts – Boy & Girl Scouts – Girl!
Hiking Safety – Hiking can be enjoyed even by novice outdoor enthusiasts, this rewarding activity also can be dangerous. Hikers often find themselves in remote locations where cellular phone signals tend to be weak, which can be troublesome, even when hiking in relatively crowded parks. That’s why it’s important to take the following precautionary measures when hiking. #Hiking #HikingSafety
Do you know how many times the word “Eagle” or “Eagles” are used in the Bible? I like Eagles, so I went and found out the answer. Click this blog post to find out the answer. #Eagle