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AHG Merit Badge Help – Dawn of our Country #22

Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, One if by land, and two if by sea; These two lines are probably the famous lines of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Paul Revere’s Ride”.  It … Continue reading

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AHG Merit Badge – Dawn of Our Country #21

Are you familiar with the artist John Trumbull?  He was one of several artist during the Revolutionary War.  Growing up in a political family, Trumbull knew many of our country’s founding fathers and witnessed the Battle of Bunker Hill. Despite … Continue reading

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AHG Merit Badge Helps – Dawn of Our Country #18

In preparation for an upcoming multi-troop event, I led a Badge Bash for our Pioneer and Patriot girls.  We focused on the Dawn of Our Country Merit badge. We discussed the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the great … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Helps – Our Constitution #1

This summer has renewed my love for teaching. Between summer camp, badge bashes and day camp, I have had plenty of opportunities.  In preparing to teach the classes, I am learning a ton! Hopefully some of the resources I found … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Living in the USA #28

Are you familiar with the Morrill Act of 1862?  Whether or not you have ever heard of it or not, I am certain it affects your life in some way, either directly or indirectly. Congressman Justin Morrill, from Vermont, sponsored … Continue reading

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Flag day

For those of us who have worn the uniform especially on foreign fields the flag of the United States is more than a symbol of our great country. It is the embodiment of very real sacrifices. It is representative of … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Living in the USA #12

Well now that it is spring, it means one thing to AHG leaders – time to plan summer activities.  Summer camp is one of the few times each year that I am still active in teaching badge classes.  In addition … Continue reading

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