Category: Scouting

52 Hikes: #3 Camp O’Rear


My third hike for 2020 was with my scouts at a BSA camp in Jasper, AL, called Camp O’Rear. It’s a nice little camp along Blackwater Creek. We hiked along both sides of the creek as far as we could go, then up to…

Goodbye, 2017!


I struggled to recall my favorite moments / memories of 2017. After spending several minutes scrolling through photos and reviewing my calendar, I decided on the highlights from each month. So, without further ado… January – Hiking at Hurricane Creek park:  February – A driver ran…

Summer Favorites


What’s up, Internet (and family & friends)?! Today is the last Friday of our summer vacation. School starts next week, and, to be totally honest, I’m not happy about it. Of all the summers for school to begin the first week of August,  they…

Weekend Recap: Grimes Canoe Base


This past weekend was another troop camping weekend. We left Northport around 6:30 pm and made it to Grimes around 11 pm. Grimes provided tents, so we didn’t have a lot of work to do to set up our site — a good thing…

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