aKnot Notes to help teach Knot Tying
Download the reference sheet for your boys Here are a few notes to help you teach the merit A knot … is either exactly right or it is hopelessly wrong, make only one change … and either an entirely different knot is made or no knot at all may result.” Clifford Warren Ashley [The Ashley…Read More
Making Merits Interactive, no More Writing!
This is an excerpt from an article that appeared on the National Rangers website on November 6, 2019. John Hicks writes: It has long been understood that boys need activity and learn best in an environment rich with hands-on activities and student participation. It is, therefore, essential that the weekly Royal Rangers meeting be a…Read More
Ranger Leaders share their planning tools.
As Senior Commander I like to be organized, and over the years I have developed planning tools I’d like to share with you here. Establish your annual Outpost calendar. I start by referring to the Calendar on the district Rangers website, marking event dates while making sure that I coordinate with my church calendar. I also note…Read More
How to correctly sharpen a knife
Article credit: Crazy Crow. Take a look at their knife sharpening tools. I have also bought their knife blanks in the past. They’re relatively inexpensive and make a cool project as you add your custom handle and make a sheath for it. How to Sharpen a Knife The most difficult knife care task is said to be…Read More