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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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Musical Cupcakes

Did you know that you can make your own sprinkles?  And because you make them yourself, you can customize the color to match any theme.  No more searching for perfect sprinkles, just make them yourself.

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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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Patriotic Blanket

Today I am featuring my Patriotic Zig-Zag blanket I knitted this fall as a Christmas present. I began with 3 extra-large skeins of yarn (812 yarns of each color).

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