Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Links, Links, Links

My growing collection of Scouting and adventure links.

Official BSA Sites
Scouting.org
Great Salt Lake Council
LDS-BSA Relationships
Guide to Safe Scouting
Scouting Forms
Training
Boy Scout Handbook
Boy Scout Field Book
Boys' Life – the magazine for boys
Scouting Magazine – the magazine for adult leaders
Trapper Trails Council
Utah National Parks Council

Official LDS Scouting Pages
LDS Scouting resources - "Green Book," etc.
Scouting in Primary (11YO and Cub Scout resources)
"Faith in God & Cub Scouting" Presentation

Unofficial, but more useful sites
Ask Andy the online commissioner
Green Bar Web Site
MeritBadge.org
Scout-O-Rama.com

U.S. Scouting Service Project – Perhaps the best resource on the web 

Blogs and Other Scouter Sites
Adventures and Accidents - Venturing Blog
America Jane
An Hour A Week (left over after Scouting)
Bobwhite Blather - a blog for Troop Committees
Boy Scout Trail - Great resource for skits, ceremonies and more
Bryan on Scouting - the Scouting Magazine blog
Colorado Scouter
Free-range Kids - not Scouting, more about how to reclaim childhood for children
John Scout 2.0
LDS Scouter - for Cub Leaders
Mike Rowe's Scouting blog (Host of Dirty Jobs)
My Scout Stuff blog  

Scouter Mom
Scouting Liahona blog
Scoutmastercg.com — Inspiration, information and ideas for Scout leaders from a long-serving, veteran scoutmaster
The Scoutmaster Minute blog
Steve's Scouting Pages - a CA Stake YMP resource
Varsity Team Coach Huddle - Varsity Scouting blog

Resources for Starting Out
Trails to Testimony - You absolutely, positively MUST read this book.
Mormon Scouting.com - Job Descriptions
LDSScouting.org - Great FAQs page
LDSScouts.org - Excellent 11YOS resources

Scouting Supplies and Fun Stuff
ALPS Mountaineering and Hiker Direct - You really need to register with this site
Boy Scout Store - Boy Scout Collectibles, Memorabilia, Gifts and Gags
Campmor outdoor gear
The Dangerous Book for Boys
The Wooden Periodic Table Table, just because it's cool
TOPO! Explorer — Home, custom trail maps and more
TrainingTrax Spreadsheets
Utah DNR Map & Bookstore

Outdoor Activity Resources
BLM Utah Home Page
Don Bain’s Virtual Guidebooks
Geocaching.com
Hike Light - tips for shedding pounds off your pack
Local Hikes - Detailed hike information all over the country
National Park Service - Utah
National Parks of the American Southwest
Reserve America – Reserve Camp sites in national and state parks, national forests, etc.
Salt Lake Tribune Hikes of the Week
Section Hiker
SummitPost.org - Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering
Trail and Freezer Bag cooking
U.S. Geological Survey for topographical maps
Utah Geological Survey
Utah Scenic Byways
Utah State Parks
Utah Travel Center – Your Guide to Utah Travel, Activities, and More
Utah Travel
Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Wild Utah – great resource for wildlife, plants, & other resource
Will Hite Web (formerly UtahPeakbagging.com)

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