Every year during the month of February, Tecumseh Council hosts the Klondike, which is a scouting competition between teams of up to eight scouts called sleds with events that are based on winter scouting skills. The Campout The first night was the coldest of the campout. However, most scouts slept very well due to theirContinue reading “Klondike 2022”
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One of the key skills that Scouts BSA teaches is youth leadership. Leadership experience is found all over the program, from being a mentor to younger scouts to NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training). Being a youth lead program is what separates Scouts from other youth programs. Troop Elections The positions of responsibly in a ScoutContinue reading “November Troop Elections 2021”
Summer Camp is a very good camping experience for both youth and adults alike. You’ll get to hang out with your fellow scouts, work on merit badges and rank advancement, and find out who in your troop you have elected into the OA. Most years for summer camp Troop 85 goes to (Camp Birch) locatedContinue reading “Summer Camp”
This video by Mr. Heaton teaches scouts about basic knots some of which are needed for ranks Scout through First Class. If you are tying the knots at home we advise that you use a length of rope that is comfortable for you to use. Troop 85 has rope in the troop closet for scoutsContinue reading “Basic Knots”
This video tutorial teaches how to use contact axemanship techniques and a small hand axe to quickly split wood to kindling.