Camping with kids can feel like a lot of work — it is a lot of work — but it’s also awesome to get in the woods with our kids. Camping trips leave us all feeling more connected to nature and to one another.
Pack 3’s annual winter outing succeeds, they say, for two main reasons: They create a safe, structured event that teaches Cub Scouts it’s possible to be comfortable in the cold, and they bring in local older Scouts to provide leadership.
It’s time for another semester of tests and term papers for the kids as parents recover from the holiday season. Fortunately, you and your family can survive the start of the year — and the rest of it, really — by recognizing and managing stress.
This story originally appeared in the January-February 2018 issue of Scouting magazine. Studies show that having a specific goal with a time frame is the most effective way to accomplish anything you put your mind to.
Turkey Day is only the beginning of a long holiday season of overeating that culminates with midnight champagne toasts and pigs in blankets. But you can do your part by making healthier choices when faced with the all-you-can-stuff-in-your-face holiday buffet.