侦察员领导的部队博客 #17: 先知的启示在“服事”和童军为首的部队

Although our 12-13-year-old Scouts are not directly affected by the recent changes in “ministering” in the Church, they are definitely affected by the principles underlying these changes. When a historic change in church policy or practice is announced, it is tempting to focus on the mechanical aspects of the change to make sure we are […]

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侦察员领导的部队博客 #16: 什么LDS Scouters可以从变化的年轻女性Camp学习指南

不到三个星期前,教堂宣布更改年轻女性Camp指南. 这些变化中所强调的是“取消认证,并强调青年领袖。”似乎有一个趋势,在教会与青年领袖工作. 训练他们年轻,给他们更多的责任,真正发挥领导作用. 不只是谈论它 […]

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侦察员领导的部队博客 #15: 在户外的动力转换

当我还是个孩子的成长, 我的父母把我们五个孩子露营每年夏天为两到三周. 我们走过的地方遍布美国西部: 优胜美地, 国王峡谷, 红杉, 太浩湖, 布莱斯, 锡安, 大蒂顿, 和黄石, 仅举几例. 我们没有钱用于酒店客房, 餐馆, […]

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侦察员领导的部队博客 #14: "绿色酒吧账单"希尔科特, “童子军团长的世界”

Once upon a time, many years ago, there was a weak boy who did not like to play games and did not care for other boys. He was born in 1900 in Aarhus, Denmark, and lived in his own dream world. 他什么时候 9 年岁, he wrote a poem about trolls and elves […]

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侦察员领导的部队博客 #13: 第一总统的关于童子军声明

5 日 11, 2017, the First Presidency announced that effective January 1, 2018, the Church will discontinue its Varsity and Venturing Scouting programs for young men ages 14–18. 然而, the First Presidency letter also states that “young men over the age of 14 who desire to continue to work toward the rank of Eagle Scout […]

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侦察员领导的部队博客 #12: 侦察的简单

Scouting is simple. Boys organize into patrols. The patrol leader leads. The patrols plan their own activities. They have fun with their friends. They are responsible for making things happen. They pack their own packs. They plan their own meals. They are responsible. They cook, 营地, hike, swim, and climb. Mostly in the great outdoors. […]

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侦察员领导的部队博客 #11: 排名进步根据新教师,牧师活动计划

In its May 11, 2017 letter announcing the discontinuation of the Varsity and Venture programs in the Church, effective January 1, 2018, the First Presidency stated, “young men over the age of 14 who desire to continue to work toward the rank of Eagle Scout . . . should be encouraged and supported in their […]

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侦察员领导的部队博客 #10: 机构是巡逻方法的学理基础

For one particular troop meeting, our patrol leaders’ council planned the skill instruction portion of our troop meeting to be on music. That sounded good to me until they told me that one of the instruments they would be giving instruction on was an electric guitar. We met in the Primary room of our building […]

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侦察员领导的部队博客 #9: 我们抚养孩子, 不奶牛

Years ago, I looked across the street from my home and saw my neighbor training his dog, a German shorthair pointer. He would give commands such as “heel,” “sit,” “roll-over,” or something like that. The dog obeyed perfectly. It was a beautiful sight. 我以为, “Why can’t I train my children to be perfectly obedient […]

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侦察员领导的部队博客 #8: 巡更方法有助于童子军发展的信心,真正主角

最近, I attended a troop meeting just as an observer. The troop was holding a “shakedown” to make sure all of the Scouts had everything they needed for their summer camp and, 希望, did not have anything they should not be bringing. The Scoutmaster sat at the front of the room the entire meeting and, […]

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侦察员领导的部队博客 #7: “责任重大的岗位” – 福是诅咒?

As Committee Chair, I recently met with a Scout who told me he was ready to submit his Eagle Scout application and wanted some help. I asked him what his “position of responsibility” was in his unit and he looked at me like a “deer in headlights.” Unfortunately for me, over the years, this has […]

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侦察员主导的部队博客 #6: “指导的发现”和转换

Our goal as LDS Scouters is unique. It is to: “Help young men become converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ and fulfill their divine roles” (Young Men Auxiliary Training). The Young Men General Presidency has suggested three ways to accomplish this goal: 与他们同在. Connect them with heaven. Let them lead. This blog focuses […]

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