Make Your Own Kids Fishing Pole – Huck Finn Style!


From JM Cremp’s Adventure Blog Mark Twain’s character, Huck Finn, was the ultimate adventure seeker. Huck knew how to make the most of every day, and every opportunity. You can bet that when spring rolled around, ole Huck would be outside on the riverbank. You may not be as free to roam as Huck, but … Continue reading Make Your Own Kids Fishing Pole – Huck Finn Style!

Ten Reasons Why Children and Adults Need Vitamin-N


From Richard Louv I recall my father’s dark tanned neck, creased with lines of dust, as he tilled our garden. I ran ahead of him, pulling rocks and bones and toys from his path.” — The Nature Principle In “Last Child in the Woods,” I focused on why children need nature. In my new book, … Continue reading Ten Reasons Why Children and Adults Need Vitamin-N

Scouting Locations is Hard Work


With the official kickoff party of Troop 1819 for the 2016-2017 charter year a mere two weeks away, we are still hitting the trails and having fun…I mean working hard to prepare. This weekend we explored Fountainebleau State Park located in Mandeville, Louisiana. I’ve always been a huge supporter of State and National Parks. Where … Continue reading Scouting Locations is Hard Work

Wilderness Survival Skills Training – How to Use a Compass


From JM Cremp’s Adventure Blog If you love the outdoors and love to spend time exploring the woods, then it is wise to learn some basic wilderness survival skills.  No one expects to ever be in a survival situation, but knowing how to navigate with a compass can be a real lifesaver.  A basic compass … Continue reading Wilderness Survival Skills Training – How to Use a Compass

Into the Breach: An Apostolic Exhortation to Catholic Men


And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the breach before me for the land…   A Call to Battle I begin this letter with a clarion call and clear charge to you, my sons and brothers in Christ: Men, do not hesitate to engage in … Continue reading Into the Breach: An Apostolic Exhortation to Catholic Men