OFFICIAL SCOUT PAGES
- Advancement Educational Presentations PowerPoint slide show with speaker notes and an FAQ sheet produced by volunteers for volunteers.
- Boy Scouts of America Official BSA webpage.
- Boy Scout Advancement Changes 2013 Boy Scout Requirements & Advancement Changes
- Simon Kenton Council Our local council.
- Tecumseh Lodge #65 Our local Order of the Arrow lodge. Find out what's going on, pay your dues, meet the staff.
- Pecatonica River Popcorn New vendor this year to Simon Kenton Council, but this company has sold to Boy Scouts for 25 years. Better prices, and better taste, and we are getting the OSU Popcorn tins back to sell at a lower price! Check out the product by clicking on the link.
- The Summit The Summit is an adventure center for the millions of youth and adults involved in the Boy Scouts of America.
- The Summit Blog Check out the latest information on the Summit Challenge Courses, Smartphone Apps, BMX Courses, Zip Line & MUCH MORE!
- Official Boy Scout Forms
- Required Online Training Youth Protection Training is required by all registered BSA members.
- US Scouting Service Project Scouting Websites by Scouters for Scouters
- World Organization of the Scout Movement The Scout Movement has a rich and exciting history which has led to it becoming today's leading global youth movement.
EAGLE SCOUT RESOURCES
- EagleScout.org Helpful resource for Life to Eagle transition.
- Soar with Eagles Some helpful guidelines for earning your Eagle rank.
- Eagle Project Planning Guide (Right click, Save As...) Working towards Eagle? Here is a great resource for planning your Eagle service project.
- Scoutorama.com Here are some more great ideas and resources for planning your Eagle service project. They have a ton of ideas to choose from.
- Wearing the Eagle Medal A guide for how to wear the Eagle Medal and other Eagle related insignias.
- NESA The National Eagle Scout Association.
- The Centennial Eagle Scout Badge In 1912, Arthur Rose Eldred became the first Eagle Scout. BSA has created a special-edition patch for 2012.
OTHER SCOUT RELATED LINKS
- Amateur Radio and Scouting Boy Scouts of America announced the new Morse Code Interpreter Strip.
- Arrowhead District Our local district.
- On-line BSA Handbook Need to look up something? Don't have your handbook handy? Why not?
- Boy's Life: Online Do you read your Boy's Life? Do more online with the new and improved website.
- The Scouting Way Newsletter Are you living your life by the scouting way? Would you like to? Sign up for this free e-mail newsletter! Great for scouts, scoutmasters, and parents alike!
- Patrol Patch Project This website is part of an ongoing project to collect all of the patrol patches since the beginning of scouting. Great site for collectors to check out.
- Troop Links Troop 123 in Worthington, OH has a great collection of links for all sorts of scouting resources. They have links to everything from scouting forms to guides on what to pack. Go check it out.
- Cub Scout Pack 770 also sponsored by the Westerville Civitan Club and was started a year later in 1965.
- Westerville Civitan Club is our sponsor organization that was started in 1964.
- Universal Law of Summer Camp
- You are taking scouting too serious if...
- Pinocchio: The Boy Scout
- Mother Goose and Grimm: Camping
- Why Ghost Rider hates camping...
- Pine Tree Web: Leadership Great resource for finding out how to effectively lead a patrol or troop. Great for Nagatamen inductees and future JASM's.
- The Patrol Method Building blocks of scouting.
- The Insane Scouter The Mighty Patrol Patch often celebrates unique activities of the patrol.
- Campfire Cooking How to build a cooking campfire, solar oven and more great recipes!
- Cooks.com Foil Packet Cooking is not only for camping, you can cook in your oven at home, too!
- Grilling Central 50 Things to Grill in Foil.
- Scouting Cooking Equipment You can find gear that will help you be ready for the excitement that is scouting.
- Reynolds Wrap Foil Great recipe site for foil dinners, desserts, etc. Easy to make, easy to clean up.
- Ol' Buffalo Outdoor Cooking Page Great outdoor cooking recipes and more! Excellent source for your cooking needs.
- Outdoor Cook Cook anything outdoors with Outdoor Cook.
- Foil Packet Dinners You can prepare these foil packets before you head out into Mother Nature, and they require no pots and pans, no plates, and no clean up.
- Insignia Guide & Scout uniforms Having trouble finding where that patch goes? Don't guess! Check out this site and they can tell you exactly where it is supposed to go.
- Scout Stuff Looking for a new scout shirt? Maybe a leatherwork kit? Check out this site! You can find it all here, and order it too!
- FBI: Guide to Internet Safety This is a MUST for families with internet access. Parents, read these tips, help keep your kid safe on the internet.
- City Scene Magazine: Westerville Read about the Westerville Civitan Club and what they do for our Troop and our Community.
- Scouting Knots Animated knots. Better to know a knot and not need it, than need a knot and not know it.
- Games Great listing of all different types of games to play at meetings.
- Troop Meeting Plan Form Wanting to organize your meetings better? Here is a troop meeting plan for you to print off and fill in. This will make sure you know what's going on. (This is a .PDF file, if you do not have Adobe Acrobat reader, get it here.)
- Rosenberg's Guide To Tying Knots It's important to know where and when each knot should be used. With this knowledge you'll be able to come to the rescue time and time again.
MERIT BADGE RESOURCES
- MeritBadge.com Ultimate merit badge resource place.
- Emergency Preparedness Award A new award from BSA pertaining to the Emergency Preparedness merit badge. Scroll down to the appropriate section (Tiger, Wolf, Weblos, Boy Scout, etc.) to see the requirements. Talk with your scout leader about helping you earn this award.
- Crime Prevention Award This describes how you can help scouts earn a crime prevention award. Also makes great meeting content.
- Camping USA The internet's oldest camping and campgrounds resource.
- Scout Camp Database This webpage has a whole database full of scout camps. Pick the state you are going to and it tells you all the scout registered camps within that area.
- The Weather Channel Going camping? Check the weather!
- Ohio Parks & Campgrounds This website has listings of all parks and campgrounds within the state of Ohio. Great resource for planning family campouts too!
- Ohio Department of Natural Resources A great place to find everything about Ohio's great natural resources, with park locations, nature preserves and more!
- Buckeye Trail The Millenium Legacy trail winds around Ohio reaching every corner of the state for nearly 1300 miles. Looking for somewhere to hike in Ohio? Here you go.
- American Discover Trail The nation's first coast to coast, non-motorized recreation trail. Only the US's biggest trail ever.
- Leave No Trace The principles of "leave no trace" camping. Here they show you how it's done.
- Winter Camping Great resource for winter camping. What to take, what to remember, and how to survive.
- Wildernet Ultimate resource for places to go! Click on a state, then click what you want to do!
- Troop Master Software Keep track of those scout records with the latest and greatest Troop Master program.
- Pine Tree Web: Leadership This page offers some great resources for how to be a good scout leader.
- Ohio Water Sports Enthusiasts Pages Website from the United States Geological Survey about various forms of boating and watersports.
- Recreation Areas and Water Sport Activities America's public lakes, rivers, and seashores offer some of the best water for recreation on our continent. Enjoy scuba diving an underwater nature trail at a National Marine Sanctuary or body surfing at a national seashore.
LOCAL PLACES OF INTEREST
- Bicycle Museum of America More than 300 bikes from as early as 1816 and over 1000 bicycles on rotation for a changing exhibit. Largest bicycle museum in the world based on the number in the collection.
- Cuyahoga Valley National Park Cuyahoga Valley National Park preserves 33,000 acres along 22 miles of the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron in northeastern Ohio.
- Early Television Foundation Museum in Hillard that is dedicated to the preservation of technology of the early days of television.
- Experience Columbus What's going in Columbus? Discover new things to see and do in Columbus, Ohio.
- Motts Military Museum America’s military past located in Groveport.
- North Country National Scenic Trail Map of the trail that goes through seven states that starts in New York, goes through Ohio and ends in North Dakota.
- Ohio History Connection One of the largest statewide networks of historic sites and museums in the United States with 300 buildings and almost 5,000 acres of land. Find a fort, learn about the early settlers, Native Americans, African American history, or visit a museum and more!
- Ohio's Top 10 Attractions While there are a lot of exciting places to visit in the United States there is one place that you should not dare miss and that is the beautiful, enchanting state of Ohio. Here you can find the Top Ten places to visit in Ohio!
- Ohio Tourism State parks, forests and nature preserves, activites and atractions, boating and waterways, places to go to have fun in Ohio.
- Perkins Observatory Working on your Astronomy merit badge? Don't have your own telescope? Use theirs...its as big as a car. They host public programs.
- Roadside America Offbeat landmarks and oddities in Ohio, like the world's largest private collection of LEGO artwork and a homemade Star Wars X-Wing Fighter!
- Wayne National Forest This small national forest, in the heart of the heavily populated Midwest, covers almost a quarter million acres of Appalachian foothills.