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

Compass: How to Choose


From REI In this era of GPS-assisted navigation, hikers may be tempted to forego carrying a map and compass. But it is important to understand that a GPS receiver does not replace these tools, which do not rely on batteries or satellite signals to function. A detailed topo map and a compass are still the … Continue reading Compass: How to Choose

Scouting Locations and Building a Legacy – Troop 1819


by Capt. Ron Trenum • TSG Troop 1819 • September 4, 2016 When I made the decision to dedicate myself to initiating the first Troops of Saint George in Washington Parish, little did I know that not only was it was going to be the first Troop in Washington Parish, but in the state of Louisiana. By … Continue reading Scouting Locations and Building a Legacy – Troop 1819