LARP?

LARP?

When we had our planning conference last year, the boys spent a lot of time planning a “LARP” campout.  LARP stands for Live Action Role Play.  We’ll build swords they said and we’ll have battles in the woods.  The adults were a bit skeptical...
Shooting Sports

Shooting Sports

Our annual Dade Ranch Shooting Sports Campout is the most anticipated weekend of our Scouting year.  Due to some crazy weather last year, we had to cancel the campout for the first time in 10+ years.  So, we had 2 patrols that hadn’t experienced the greatness of...
Philmont 719-H-01

Philmont 719-H-01

Troop 221 sent two crews to Philmont Scout Ranch this summer.  These are a few notes and photos from Crew 719-H-01, aka “Hotel 1”.  There were 11 members in our Crew and we selected Itinerary 13 back in April. We arrived in Base Camp on July 19th.  We...
Summer Camp 2016

Summer Camp 2016

Welcome to the 2016 edition of the Troop 221 Summer Camp Blog.  You can read the daily updates that were written by Mr. Meaders and view a few images from Woodruff Scout Camp, our Summer Camp destination for 2016.  Click any image to go directly to that image. Once...
Buffalo River Canoe Trip ’16

Buffalo River Canoe Trip ’16

Our 6th Buffalo River Canoe Trip was outstanding.  We left at 6:00 am the day after school got out, made the drive to Silver Hill, AR, got our equipment loaded into canoes and managed to get a couple miles down the river.  It was a heck of a day..as always. For this...