Tag Archives: survival skills

girls at girls camp
By Nicole Balmforth
Sep 28, 2018

Girls Camp at Maple Dell: Girls Just Want to Have Fun!

In July, Camp Maple Dell hosted a girls camp for girls to enjoy the great outdoors and the many activities that come with it. The young women who came to camp said they were all excited to learn and to explore. The different activities and skills these girls learned and the people they met will have […]

By Community Submission
Dec 31, 2014

​Boy Scouts Made Me The Man I Am Today, Here’s How

In this sixth day of Kwanzaa, our focus is creativity (in Swahili it is Kuumba), but is explained this way: To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it. A while back I read this great  blog post by […]

By Liz Merrell
Jan 02, 2014

How to Build a Shelter

The human body can survive long periods without food more readily than it can survive long stretches without shelter. If you are lost in the woods, you need to know how to protect yourself from the elements. Darkness brings uncertainty like cold, bugs, rain, and wild animals. In the dark it is easier to get […]