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 2010

Summer Camp 2010

Following our tradition of attending Summer Camp out of district and away from the heat, Troop 221 went to Camp Davy Crockett this year in Whitesburg, TN.  It was a 14-hour bus ride but the boys actually love the bus rides and they become an integral part of the...
Summer Camp 2011

Summer Camp 2011

In July, Troop 221 went to Camp Alexander in Lake George, CO.  Camp A has to be one of the top 3 Summer Camp destinations in the country; they don’t call it Camp Awesome for nothing.  Keeping our tradition, the text that follows are the trip reports sent home...