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Gatlinburg 2017

We enjoyed another annual ski trip with the Scouts again this year. Last year I stayed back to deal with moving and organizing stuff after having the carpet installed. This year, I went so that Caitlyn wouldn’t have to pay for a room by herself. As usual we caravanned up there Friday night arriving around …

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Drew’s Eagle Scout Project

Back in March, Drew wrote his plan for his Eagle Scout Project Proposal and it was approved with flying colors. He had to get through ACT prep class and the end of his junior year. Summer rolled around and he was finally able to get the plan written, materials purchased, and dates arranged. He had …

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James Baird Honor Scout Award

Last night the boys’ Scout Troop held their end of the school year court of honor. Many merit badges nad rank advancements were handed out, as well as the swearing in of new leadership. The final presentation of the evening was the troop’s inaugural presentation of the James J. Baird Jr. Honor Scout Award, which …

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You know you’re a Scout mom when….

1. An every year fall family activity is selling popcorn door-to-door through your neighborhood. 2. You have camping stuff piled up in your living room (year round). 3. You don’t think twice when your entire families clothes smell like smoke when loading the washer.

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Pack Meeting with the Auburn Gymnastics Team

This past cub scout pack meeting was very exciting, probably more for the adults than the kids, in that we realized what opportunity these kids were getting. Getting to hang out in the workout place of the Auburn University Gymnastics Team!

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Drew’s Upcoming High Adventure Trip to Philmont

The guys on one of their practice hikes at Chewacla State Park It’s usually this time of year, when I send out the address where you can send Drew cards, letters, money, etc while he’s away at Boy Scout Camp. This year he’s not going on a normal camping trip. On June 14th, he will …

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ScoutFest at Auburn City Fest {2013}

This was the 2nd year that our BSA district participated in the Auburn City Fest. Rob was in charge of the “ScoutFest” again this year.

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Duly Earned Award

Last week, Rob was honored to be given a much deserved “District Award of Merit” for all his hard work in scouts over all. Very proud of him! I was so excited to find out he won it, because I told him “Now you can resign all your district positions! Right?” Let’s face it. My …

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Blue & Gold Banquet 2013

My pic of the day is pics of the day, because I had several pics I wanted to post from the Blue & Gold Banquet. You can see ever more pics here. It’s amazing how a room can become so festive with lots of hard work from our great group of volunteers Alex getting his …

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My Afternoon with Alex

Thursday afternoon Alex’s Cub Scouts went to church to help make up boxes for the food pantry. Our church provides food for those that are need every Friday and they make up all the boxes on Thursdays. He enjoyed being able to help others. After that we went to the hospital because his class collected …

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Troop 50 Christmas Party

Last night we attended Drew’s Troop Christmas Party. After dinner, the boys tried to stump the Scoutmaster by tying knots and then, he had to attempt to tie it. Needless, to say the Scoutmaster knows his knots. 🙂 Then the Scoutmaster reversed the playing field by stumping the Scouts with a couple games that showed …

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Game Day for Scouts

Saturday was Scout Day at Auburn University’s football game, which means all Scouts and Scout leaders get in free! It was an 11:20 kick off which made for another early day. Rob is in charge of giving out tickets for the Boy Scouts, so we had to be on campus at 9am. We took the …

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Camp Sequoyah

This year Drew decided to attend a different Boy Scout camp. Since his troop is so large they usually have 2 different groups go to 2 different camps. The last several years he’s gone up to North Carolina to Camp Daniel Boone, but this year he opted to stay in his home state of Alabama, …

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Den Meeting at the AU Fisheries {Fishing Belt Loop}

Last Friday Alex’s Cub Scout Den met up at the Auburn University fisheries for a Den Meeting to complete the requirements for the Fishing Belt Loop. Drew caught 2 fish. And so did Alex. There were a couple pretty large fish caught. All fish were thrown back in after the hooks were removed. See more …

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Boy Scout Open House

Teenager’s Boy Scout Troop has been using part of the upstairs offices in Rob’s company’s building. As a thank you to Rob’s company, the Troop put on an Open House for everyone and their families. They did a great job, as everyone had a good time and enjoyed a break from the humdrum of work …

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Scout Expo 2012

Saturday we dropped Drew off at a friend’s house as he would be riding up with another player for the 3rd game of state cup. The rest of us ventured over to Columbus, GA for part of a day. It was the 2nd Annual Scout Expo. Pack 29 didn’t have a booth, but we wanted …

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ScoutFest at City Fest {2012}

This year Rob was in charge of the Scout booth at Auburn City Fest. It was the first year to do this and I think it was great. He and other scout leaders are constantly looking for ways to promote scouting and they came up with having an area in the Child’s Imagination Station are …

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Den Meeting at the Lake {Conservation Project}

Friday we made a trip over to Lake Martin, so the boys in our den could get another requirement for the World Conservation Award, they’ve been working on. Our den leader, Mr. W., has a friend, Mr. M, who has a house on the lake. One of the things he enjoys doing to help the …

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Den Meeting {Science Belt Loop}

Our den meeting tonight was really awesome. Just another reason we are so lucky to live in a college town. You really don’t realize all the resources that are available until you actually do live in a college town. One of our boy’s Dad, Dr. L, is a professor in Microbiology. We got to go …

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30 days of Thankfulness – Day 9

Today I’m thankful for the great Scouting program that we have here in Auburn. I’m very proud to say that my hubby, Rob is a huge reason that the pack that Alex is in is the biggest pack in Auburn and the best! 🙂 I’m thankful we have the opportunity to be able to fundraise …

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