Claire Osterman Interview

Claire Osterman is relatively new to the Cascade Pacific Council, but she's been with the Scouts for awhile now. She works with the newly formed Skyloo District. We sat down to discuss the importance...

Black Hole in White Canyon

This video is from AdventurePlusLC and shows this can be a winter trip too Our older Varsity Scouts consider high adventure the highlight of their outdoor Scouting experience. We need to plan and safely carry out high-adventure...
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Safety Share: Winter Activity Safety

There is magic to camping in winter. It is one of the most challenging outdoor adventures. However, potentially extreme weather conditions, cold temperatures, and unique hazards associated with outdoor winter activities require careful planning...
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A Trip of a Lifetime

“A trip of a lifetime,” is what all Scouts from Troop 378 from Canton, Texas said about their trip to the Elkhorn High Adventure Base this past summer.  Most of the boys were eager...

Scouting and the Older Boy

When people think of the Scouting program they usually see Cub Scouts with their faces painted, receiving belt loops, or 13-year-old Boy Scouts weaving baskets and capsizing canoes at camp. When asked about older...

Exploring the Lava Tubes West of Fillmore

About three years ago, Varsity Coach Christensen sent me a story about his Varsity team and their experiences in winter camping at the 10,000 year old Tabernacle Hill volcano, west of Fillmore. This is his story: “For the...