Any good stories? You probably know about your local boy scout council, but do you know what they do there? What about the further up levels of scouting? I'm making a Campfire book and am looking for campfire bits to include. Please share. I haven't been a scout since 1998. All the cool kids had gotten their eagles and left, and I was the last of my generation. I was made Senior Patrol Leader, pretty much by default. The troop at that p... From First Aid to Dutch Oven cooking, these dudes give some good advice. I read this awesome article full of knots on a plane in Scouting Magazine. I can't wait to use a Trucker's Hitch and Two Half Hitches to tie up a bear bag. I'm really conflicted on this. I've worked with European Scout groups which are almost always mixed and they're great. I can see why co-ed troops teach boys and girls to work together. Separating things by gender can encourage sterotypes. A lot of people ... The scouters who run this contacted my troop recently. Any LA Area scouts may like to try this. Take a look at what's involved, get your patrol on board, and talk to your Scoutmaster.