“Thank you for your Service” – On the rare instance that someone finds out that I served in the military, I get that reply. It is sincere and appreciated. Especially given times in our recent history when veterans weren’t welcomed home and were instead called names, spit on and degraded. We’ve come a long way as a Nation since those days and for that, we all should be grateful.
The founder of Scouting, Lord Robert Bayden-Powell had a very clear vision for the role of Scouting in the lives of youth. His book Scouting for Boys started the movement and laid the groundwork for how camping and crafting could make a better person. Here are some great quotes from “BP”.