Menu Planning Worksheet

This is the Troop 76 Patrol Menu Planning Worksheet the troop uses to plan for each campout. Each patrol works to plan their menus and are approved by a scoutmaster or an advisor to make sure that the patrol follows the guidelines. Troop 76 is with Grace United Methodist Church in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.  

 
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Songbook from Wood Badge S9-119

This is the songbook the ASPL put together for Wood Badge course S9-119 in the Greater Alabama Council. I have left it as its original Word file in case you want to cut and paste the songs. The formatting may be odd because we made our songbooks half of a letter-size paper. We cut it […]

 
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The Power of Words

Words determine your destiny. Does that sound reasonable? Hold on.Words, with enough repetition, whether silent, self-talk or spoken, produce attitudes. Attitudes, with repetition, product habit patterns.Habits, with reinforcement, produce character traits.Character traits, with repetition, intensify to become destiny.Thus, words determine your destiny. “Wow”, you say, “how do I change undesirable attitudes, actions, habits or character […]

 
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Walking Banana Puddin’

This is a take on the popular Walking Taco recipe. It seems that someone out in the inter-webs needed a dessert option. Nilla Wafer – Individual packs Individual pudding pack (banana or vanilla Ripe, sliced bananas Dairy whip topping Empty pudding into the bag, add some banana slices and whip topping. I came across this […]

 
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Trail Cooking 101

This guide and cookbook from Kimberly Cook helps you plan your trail menu and the three important things to consider. Nutrition and hydration health and food safety ease of transport, preparation and cleanup  

 
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Homewood Forest Preserve Orienteering Course

Orienteering is a sport in which the participants find their way to various checkpoints across rough terrain. The following course is designed for those who are interested in the sport to get practice on an orienteering course designed for beginners. The Homewood Forest Preserve Orienteering Course was created by Troop 97 Scout Aidan Wright for his […]

 
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Hiking Books about Alabama

There are great books that I recommend you purchase as you explore the state of Alabama on foot. Here I my favorites. Five-Star Trails BirminghamThis was written by a friend of mine, Tom Spencer. A Birmingham native, Tom has spent a lot of time on the trails throughout his state. The book is published by […]

 
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