Tag Archive: Webelos

Feb 06

The Trebuchet

Tower of London Trebuchet, photo by Jock Whittlesey

TREBUCHET!  TREBUCHET!  TREBUCHET! Never seen a trebuchet being launched?  Click here  to watch this fabulous trebuchet launching at the Warwick Castle in England.  Standing at a height of 18 meters tall and weighing 22 tons, the Warwick Castle trebuchet is capable of hurling an object of 15 kilos in weight at up to 150 miles an hour.  …

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Nov 05

2011 GM District Scouting for Food

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Click here to watch the video on this years Scouting for Food efforts. In the Law of the Pack, a cub scout gives good will and in the Boy Scout Promise, a boy scout promises to help other people at all times. By participating in a Scouting for Food program, scouts come a step closer …

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Nov 02

GM Districts Annual Troop Expo November 10th


ATTEN: All Webelos Leaders (Webelos I and II), Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, New Scout ASMs, Pack Committee Chairs WHEN: November 10, 2011 from 7 – 8pm (immediately prior to November Roundtable) WHERE: Thoreau Middle School WHO SHOULD ATTEND FROM BOY SCOUTS: All George Mason District Troops are expected to be represented at this event. Troops typically send …

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Nov 01

GM District Fall 2012 Camporee


  The 2012 George Mason District Camporee is scheduled for October 5-7, 2012 at Claude Moore, the theme of the District Camporee will be “Pumpkin Chunkin’.” Scout Volunteers Needed!! Senior Scouts and OA Scouts are invitied to help with the planning for this event. Please have your Scouts email Monique Wong (ASM, T349) as soon …

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Oct 05

2011 Camporee a Soggy Success!


Despite persistent rain, fun was had by all at the George Mason District Camporee. Nearly 400 Boy Scouts, Webelos, and Scouters came out to Fort Frederick State Park in Big Pool, MD for a weekend of camping, competition, and fun. Tomahawk throwing, fire building, musket firing, and cooking were all on the agenda. Out of …

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