Category: Scouting

Camporee – Zombie Style – Day 132

• May 17, 2014 • Comments (0)






Camporee – Zombie Style – Day 132 By Renee Bodkin   What a long day.  What a memorable and exciting day!  Did I mention what a long day!? Yesterday Sebastian and Benjamin went with Troop 630 to the 2014 Spring Camporee for Polaris District at Veteran’s Park in Town of Niagara.  Philip also went to […]






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Teaching Independence – Day 131

• May 16, 2014 • Comments (0)






 Teaching Independence – Day 131 By Renee Bodkin Today Ben left for his first campout with Troop 630 as a Boy Scout.  He’s been preparing for this, we’ve been preparing for this.  He’s been a Cub Scout for 5 years.  He’s camped before – both with Cub Scouts and family.  Though today is different.                Today […]






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Honor Guard – Day 129

• May 14, 2014 • Comments (0)






Honor Guard – Day 129 By Renee  Bodkin   Early this morning the Bodkin Boys got up and dressed in full uniform so they could go and volunteer their services representing the GNFC (Greater Niagara Frontier Council) Honor Guard.  They had so much fun participating in a flag ceremony for a breakfast for business people […]






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Programming, What’s That? – Day 123

• May 8, 2014 • Comments (0)






Programming, What’s That?  – Day 123 By Renee Bodkin Grateful for the never-ending opportunities I can give my boys.  Boy Scouts of America just this year introduced one of their newest merit badges, Programming.  Looking at the over 100 merit badges, there are more and more STEM and Tech-focused merit badges. Opportunities for boys as […]






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Community Service – Day 120

• May 5, 2014 • Comments (0)






Community Service – Day 120 By Renee Bodkin   Maybe you’ll notice a theme in my writing or the lives of the Bodkin Family.  We believe in community service.  I am grateful that I am called to this and I am grateful that I am able to give service.  And I am grateful that I […]






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Proud Mom – Day 119

• May 4, 2014 • Comments (0)






Proud Mom – Day 119 By Renee Bodkin   As should be, I am a proud mom.  I am grateful for my children – my boys – for giving me the opportunity to be their Mom! Each day, I am proud of them.  Grateful for them.  Blessed to be their Mother.  So maybe it shouldn’t […]






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