Monday, May 6, 2013
The project was done with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to celebrate Arbor Day.
Area Boy Scouts planted 120 trees at Kinder Farm Park on Saturday in celebration of Arbor Day. The scouts were part of the Four Rivers District and worked with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forest Service for the planting. The boys planted native trees, a portion of which was donated through the DNR’s Gift of Trees, which plants native trees to honor family and friends, celebrate holidays or birthdays, or observe other special occasions.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Eager contestants from Maryland and Virginia competed in a wooden car race using gravity to travel at speeds exceeding 200 miles per hour.
Severna Park EP Church (SPEP) and Stockade Local Post 7117 hosted the annual Regional Shape-N-Race competition on Saturday by Stockade, an organization for boys in third through sixth grade run by volunteer dads. The local Shape-N-Race held on March 5 produced six qualifying entrants to the regionals. This was the first time SPEP hosted the regional event. The contestants carefully load their cars onto the four-lane track where the race is is started simultaneously for each lane, competing in heats using all lanes, ensuring that the results are fair. For the shape portion of the event, cars are judged by an impartial panel in two categories: Design and Funny Car. The "Top 5" racers and the Best Car for the Design Segment and Funny Car …
Friday, November 19, 2010
A special agent for the FBI takes on a different kind of challenge.
When you think of the Boys Scouts of America, you may instantly think of strapping young men learning how to build a fire using a single match, to navigate through the wilderness using only a compass and a map, or even how to perfectly pitch a tent without so much as a glimpse at a manual. While all of these are important skills for anyone to have, seldom does one stop to think about, or to thank, all the men and women who take time out of their busy schedules to impart this knowledge on the future our nation. Many of these scout leaders have jobs and families of their own. Some may even have children that are involved in the same scout troop they take part in leading. A select few may even work as special agents for the FBI. Such is the …