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Boy Scout Troop 485 Jax, FL -
"Delivering the Promise"


edited 07/01/08 06:19 AM

Link to our page on Catholic Scouting

Here are some of the best Scouting sites in the Internet

Boy Scouts of America - The only "official" scout site for the United States.
ScoutStuff - online ordering for official BSA gear
US Scouting Service Project - Lots of links, clipart and references are available on this site.
Merit Badge information and resource links to help you work on your advancement requirements. 
The Pine Tree Web - This site was selected by Scouting Magazine as one of ten "Quality Scouting Web Sites."
MacScouter - One of the top three sites for scouts. Enough songs, skits, games, and other material to file a bookshelf.
Scouting Forms - The dreaded paper work. We have our forms too.
ScoutNet UK - Every bit as good as the first three -- from our brothers across the Atlantic.
Guide to Safe Scouting - Text version of this essential document from the U. S. Scouting Service Project
Scouting Net Compass - Unofficial site with lots of links to other scout sites -- including this one.
@ Scouter - The magazine by Scout Leaders for Scout Leaders.
Scouting Spider - A search engine for scouting topics
Kudu Net - Great site with information on patrol method, and leader resources. Much of the information is from 75 year old scouting texts. Great just for the graphics.

Here are some interesting pages on specific topics

Animated Knots - help with tying the required knots. This is a slow site with a dial-up connection.
Australian Scouting - Our southern hemisphere scouts
Canadian Scouting - Our neighbors to the north have scouts too.
Scouting Compass - How to find a scout unit on the WWW
Alphabetical links to merit badge information
Woodbadge on the web
Eagle Scout Association
Forty Knots to Tie by Troop 7 in Coral Gables, FL
Patrol Patches Graphic of all the patches
Australian Patrol Patches Great new ideas for patrols - order over the Internet
Order of Arrow Patches
Scouting Graphics - Collection of scouting graphics for websites.
Camp Cooking - good ideas for the grub master
Campfire Song Index
- from the MacScouter
Old Geezer Cookbook
- cookbooks in PDF's
CampMor
- great prices on gear!

Local scouting links

North Florida Council - our local Council with a listing of activities and links to other local scouting units.
Shawnee District - our district within the Northeast Florida Council
Suwannee River Area Council Tallahassee
Gulf Ridge Council, Tampa
Central Florida Council, Apopka


Camping Links

Camp Rainey Mountain - Summer Camp location for 2001
Camp Old Indian - Summer Camp location for 2002  
Camp Bob Hardin - Summer Camp location for 2003
Camp Comer - Summer Camp location for 2004
Cary State Forest - Florida State Forest on the west side of Duval County
Cumberland Inland National Sea Shore
Ichetucknee Springs State Park - tubing and hiking
Ichetucknee Family Campground - camping across the street from the State Park
Jennings State Forest - the Florida State Forest just south of I-10 in Duval County
Kayak Amelia Island - outfitter for sea kayak rentals
Laura S. Walker State Park - near Waycross, GA - a huge group site!
Little Talbot Island State Park - site of October 2003 land & sea adventure
O'Leno State Park - On the banks of the Santa Fe River
Princess Place Preserve - near St. Augustine Florida
Florida State Parks - official site
Georgia State Parks - official site 
Stephan C. Foster State Park - near Fargo, GA

 Special links on Leadership topics

Scouting's Knots - Quick Look - Clip art and short descriptions of knots currently in use
Scouting's Knots - Detailed Information - Clip art and detailed descriptions with requirements for most knots.
Scoutopaedia - This is a collection of songs, games, campfire openings and closings, prayers, crafts, etc., from Canada.
Scoutmaster Minutes - From Troop 915 in Ohio. Great listing!
List of Sources for Eagle Letter - where to request letters for you new Eagles.

Links for Chaplin's Aide

A Scout is Reverent - Resources for the Twelfth Point of the Scout Law
Scouts Own - On the MacScouter