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Look Up

One of the challenges of a scout leader taking a group of new young scouts on a trail hike is to get them to look and listen to all the things around them and not just focus on the trail … Continue reading

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Friendly Advice from our Scribe

Be prepared. That’s our motto and I generally take it pretty seriously. About this time 6 years ago, I was trying to prepare for my first Wood Badge experience in SR-769. Like you, I had heard good things from others … Continue reading

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Meet Steve Hutchinson, Troop Guide

Name: Steve “Hutch” Hutchinson Wood Badge Staff Position: Troop Guide Wood Badge Patrol Critter: Antelope Scout Unit: Troop 737, Crew 737 District: Cardinal

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…You Might be a Wood Badger!

If your Coat of Arms features a Kudu… If you think campfire building should be an Olympic sport… If you have 2 lawn mowers that don’t work and a broken storm door, but a perfectly good Table Totem…

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Meet David Anderson, Scribe

Name: David Anderson Wood Badge Staff Position: Scribe Wood Badge Patrol/Critter: Beaver, SR-769 Scout Units: Pack 788, Troop 715, Crew 703 District: Cardinal

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Meet David Prestia, Assistant Scribe

Name: David Abraham Prestia Wood Badge Staff Position: Assistant Scribe Wood Badge Patrol/Critter: Buffalo Scout Unit: Troop 736 District: Cardinal Click here to see the full bio for Dave Prestia

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Meet John Magruder, Troop Guide

Name: John C. Magruder Wood Badge Staff Position: Troop Guide Wood Badge Patrol/Critter: Fox Scout Unit: Troop 304 District: Rivers

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…You Might be a Wood Badger!

If the fountain at your wedding had bug juice… If your baby’s first words were, “Back to Gilwell” … If you don’t understand why tuxedos don’t come with neckerchiefs and knee socks…

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Meet Jason Smith, Staff Advisor

Name: Jason Smith Wood Badge Staff Position: Staff Advisor Wood Badge Patrol/Critter: Eagle District: Council Staff

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Meet Mark Bernas, Troop Guide

Name: Mark Bernas Wood Badge Staff Position: Troop Guide Wood Badge Patrol/Critter: Antelope Scout Unit: Troop 2815 District: Arrohattoc

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