Category: Pathfinders

Pathfinders: Making Maps

There are lots of good reasons to work on making maps, and several badges now require it for pathfinders. But how do you make it fun? Because scouting is a game we are playing,...

First Archer Badges Awarded

Congratulations to the Pathfinders of the 64th Brandywine, in Pennsylvania! Seven of them have been awarded the New Archer Badge in the updated Pathfinder Handbook. They are the first OSG pathfinders to receive these...

Pathfinder: Gardening Badge Zoom Help

One of the newest badges available for pathfinders to earn, is the  Gardener Badge which is included in the new Pathfinder Handbook Pre-Release. The 17th Black Bears in Virginia participated in a community garden...

Community Gardening

In the spring, the 17th Black Bear Pathfinders got the chance to have a community garden plot to farm. They jumped at the chance! Getting outside together sounded fun. The Pathfinder patrols decided what...

Pathfinder Handbook Pre-Release!

In advance of the release of the completely new Pathfinder Handbook, the Pathfinder Handbook Committee, has created a set of new badges for our scouts to start earring right now! These badges are a...

Rover Project Badge: Laminated Spars

Rover Richard Sowdon recently completed his Project Badge with a project on laminated spars. He created spars for his pathfinders to use in pioneering projects that are stronger, safer, and more sustainable than harvesting...