Archive for July, 2011

ScoutLinks Jul-2011

Sorry this one had been published as a private post, Doh!

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
— Edgar J. Mohn



August – Honesty
Telling the truth and being worthy of trust. – A Scout is honest. As boys have fun and interact in their den and pack, they learn that honesty can simply be defined as a refusal to lie, cheat, or steal in any way. Honesty is simply the truth.

Boy’s Life Magazine
Links found in the July 2011 Boys’ Life magazine

Scouting Magazine [UK]
June / July 2011
The latest issue of Scouting has arrived! We have lots of great features for you this month, including an interview with the youngest British woman to conquer Everest, a look at the 22nd World Scout Jamboree, plus three great walks to get you out and about – and much more.


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The 54th Jamboree On The Air will take place on 15 and 16 October 2011. This year’s theme is: Peace, Environment and Natural Disasters.
An exciting activity that focuses on the strength of Scouting: to act and support in unforeseen circumstances. Scouts are prepared.

Why are Scouts always there first when disaster strikes? [1]
There are Scout groups nearly everywhere, well organized, with good contacts in the local community. The Scouts are usually trained in basic first-aid medical techniques, orienteering and they have the material that is needed to set up a temporary shelter real quick: tents, cooking material, construction material, it is all there, waiting for the next troop camp, or, yes, it can be used in case of emergency.

[1] The 54th JOTA 2011 [scout.org]
[2] 15th JOTI 2011 [scout.org]
[3] JOTA 2011 theme announced (2011-Jun-25) [Amateur Radio Victoria ]

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