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Being Inclusive of All Religions in Girl Scout Troop

How to deal with a member of my daughter's girl scout troop whose religious beliefs make it difficult to engage in regular group activities? [more inside]
posted by Creamroller on May 29, 2014 - 48 answers

Is there a non-homophobic version of the boyscouts?

Is their a non-homophobic alternative to the Boy Scouts in the USA? My wife and I think our six year-old son would love the boy scouts. He enjoys camping, hiking, and nature, and seems to thrive in structured situations and programs. However, we don't approve of the ban on gays and know that our close gay friends would be very hurt if we had him join a local troop (or pack? I don't know the lingo). [more inside]
posted by Area Man on Sep 2, 2012 - 29 answers

Where can I sell a rare Baseball card set that's uncut?

Where can I sell a rare uncut 1999 Braves John Rocker set of 4 cards from the Boy Scouts of America Collector's Edition framed front and back? [more inside]
posted by isopropyl on Jun 23, 2012 - 7 answers

Merit badges for grown ups?

I was a Boy Scout as a youth. What similar opportunities – for personal, skill, and leadership development – are there for adults? [more inside]
posted by Picklegnome on Aug 24, 2011 - 17 answers

Help me name my potential blog.

Blog naming help: Boy Scouts, Merit Badges, learning project. Help me come up with a name that I wouldn't be embarrassed to use. [more inside]
posted by Homo economicus on May 12, 2011 - 26 answers

You say you know what he did/But you idiot kid/ You don't have a clue

What's the best method of finding my dog's poop in a large field so that I can clean it up? Dog-motivated question, but I think the answer has more to do with something learned in Boy Scouts. [more inside]
posted by Tristram Shandy, Gentleman on Jun 6, 2010 - 20 answers

Help teach Boy Scouts about the scientific method.

Looking for ideas to help kids (2nd graders) learn the scientific method in a hands on way. [more inside]
posted by Doug on Sep 21, 2009 - 7 answers

Should a non-citizen be saluting the flag?

Should a non-citizen be saluting the flag? ... We have a friend staying for a couple of weeks who is not a US citizen (we're in the USA). He's here mainly for some formal events some to do with the Boy Scouts. He and I seek the proper advice about various national symbols and the right way for a non-citizen to behave. [more inside]
posted by Xhris on Jul 24, 2009 - 35 answers

Look, it's just a dead bug. What's all the screaming about?

So, I was recently told that I would be joining the Girl Scouts. Here's the thing... I'm a 35 year old male. Help me be a great Girl Scouts dad! [more inside]
posted by BruceL on Sep 18, 2006 - 16 answers

why weight your Derby car?

The physics behind the Pinewood Derby... [more inside]
posted by shino-boy on Jan 18, 2006 - 38 answers

Cub Scouts - yes or no?

My five year old son wants to join the Cub Scouts... [more inside]
posted by shino-boy on Sep 22, 2005 - 64 answers

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