Month: May 2019

Shooting Activities for Scouts

By Paul Visocky  This month I have decided to discuss what shooting sports activities are available for Scouts and how some of them may be accomplished at Fire Mountain.   Before I get into that I thought that I would discuss

A Message from our New Council President – Steven Davis

Mount Baker Scouters,  I’m excited to take on the opportunities and challenges as your new Council President.  At the Council Court of Honor, I delivered our State of the Council address to a room full of volunteers. We should be

Conservation Good Turn Program

Since 1910, conservation has been an integral part of the program of the Boy Scouts of America. The BSA has been a positive force in conservation and environmental efforts. Scouts have rendered distinguished public service by helping to conserve wildlife,

STEM and Scouts

STEM is part of an initiative the Boy Scouts of America has taken on to encourage the natural curiosity of youth members and their sense of wonder about these fields through existing programs. From archery to welding, Scouts can’t help

Clothes Our Camp Staff

Summer is just around the corner, which means fireworks, sunny days, and scout camp are on the horizon! We’ve recruited a fantastic camp staff for Fire Mountain this summer, and they’re eager to get to camp and get started.  Summers

Congratulations Jason Clark

Mount Baker Council Executive Board Member Named to Key Boeing Leadership Position  Jason Clark, a member of the Mount Baker Council Executive Board, has been named the new Boeing vice president and general manager of the 777 airplane program. He was

News for Arrowmen – June 2019

Brothers, summer has arrived, but before we head into the coming days, let us take a few moments to see what we’ve been up to.   At the end of April, we had the unique opportunity to send a group of

Heroes Start Here! Learn How

Our Heroes Start Here recruitment campaign is ready to leap tall buildings!  And so are our Cub Scouts, Leaders and their Packs!  Look for your District to host a special kick-off during their August Round Table; and make sure to

The 10 Essentials – A Scout Safety Moment

Hiking season is well under way, with summer camping just weeks away. What should every Hiker, Backpacker, or Camper, carry? At least the 10 essentials. The “official” 10 essentials list is different depending on what resource you use (Backpacker Magazine;

Send a Letter to Congress on June 4th

June 4th marks the 100th anniversary of Congress passing the 19th Amendment – a historic moment and an important step that empowered all citizens’ voices to be heard.   Civic duty is core to Scouting and foundational to Scouts BSA, which