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How To Cover A Big Story Like Shakedown [Pt. 2]

How To Cover A Big Story Like Shakedown [Pt. 2]

Because we overheard on Twitter that we have some Scouts who love journalism, we wanted to get some insider tips for you.

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How To Cover A Big Story Like Shakedown [Pt. 1]

How To Cover A Big Story Like Shakedown [Pt. 1]

The most important skill is taking careful notes. Go with the “more is more” approach. It’s better to take too many notes or get too many quotes than the opposite.

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Florida Goes High Adventuring

Florida Goes High Adventuring

Luis, 16, and Jaymes, 15, two Scouts who participated in the trip, were brand new to all these high-adventure sports. But it didn’t take them long to warm up to the action-packed activities.

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How Is Summit Construction Coming?

How Is Summit Construction Coming?

…we’ve largely transitioned from the relatively slow work of moving dirt and laying underground utilities to the much more rapid work of putting the program venues together.

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A Storm Can’t Stop Us!

A Storm Can’t Stop Us!

…for those of you wondering, there are no changes to our plan relative to the Shakedown.

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Teach Me to Climb

Teach Me to Climb

Since climbing is a fun, yet somewhat risky activity with much to learn in order to keep everyone safe, these Scouts completed the training in just under 18 long hours of both vigorous studying of the Climb On Safely rules and hands-on training on their tower.

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5 Ways To Get Prepared For The 2013 Jamboree

5 Ways To Get Prepared For The 2013 Jamboree

Ask yourself, are you prepared? Just in case you answered “no,” here are a few suggestions to get you started as we move into spring.

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A Scout’s Cycling Experience

A Scout’s Cycling Experience

Scouts of Troop 185 have many adventures to look forward to from sailing and canoeing, to cycling and climbing, but they regularly take adventure to the next level.

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Ever Heard Of A Sea Scout?

Ever Heard Of A Sea Scout?

Sea Scouts is part of Venturing whose members focus on sailing, maritime skills, and of course, having fun.

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