Coming this Fall...
While I've been working on the web pages, Herr Bauer has been hard at work making the documentary about our trip to Germany. You've GOT to see this trailer...
Sneak peek of what's to come
Well, the trip was an amazing success, and we have THOUSANDS of photos and hours of video to sort through. The present plan is to have our documentary done by... Read more
One week from now!
It's hard to believe, but we begin our trip one week from today!
We had an all-hands meeting last Tuesday to prep for the trip. We arranged five different stations... Read more
Only a few short weeks away...
The "big trip" (tm) is slightly over one month away, and the realization of that is starting to settle in on us all. Nearly all the pieces are set, with... Read more
Easy as 1-2-3
This is just a very quick update
In 1 day, 2 months, and 3 weeks from now (82 days) we board the plane for our big trip to Germany! Woo... Read more
Charging ahead (no joke!)
The t-shirts have arrived, and so have the patches (which look fantastic!). One of the father-son pairs going on the trip have stepped forward to help with shipping these out,... Read more
Thank you... (thank you, thank you, thank you)
We did it.
I'll be contacting all the backers of this project in just the next few days with more details about our efforts, and some questions about shirt sizes... Read more
A challenge (coin) for you...
After some discussion, we realized that our earlier "stretch goals" might have been a little too aggressive. Even though we met our original funding goal (thank you very much), we'd... Read more
KickStarter has started showing the countdown in hours now, instead of days. As I write this, there are only 70 hours left to this month long campaign, and we couldn't... Read more
Why we do this... our Maine example
As we're in the final couple days of our KickStarter campaign, I thought I'd share a quick example of what we do in our scout troop, and why we do... Read more
T-Shirts are being ordered!
Kudos go out to Josiah A. (one of our senior scouts) for coming up with the design, and making this happen. We'll be wearing these for key parts of our... Read more
Media Day for Troop 14!
Well, the radio interview this morning with WUTQ's "Talk of the Town" went very well. The hosts (Mark Piersma & Frank Elias) were great, and they went out of their... Read more
We just learned that WUTQ Radio wants to give some coverage to our troop's KickStarter campaign! At 7:45 or so tomorrow morning we'll be interviewed as part of that station's... Read more
More of a good thing...
This is a very quick note about some good news.
Remember our saying that we were bringing 16 boys to Germany? Well, that's changed. Another young man from the... Read more
Half way through...
As you've probably all noticed, we hit our our initial pledge goal at just about the halfway mark in the campaign. This is fantastic, and we've got high hopes that... Read more
Coming Full Circle
It's funny how things work out sometimes.
A scout alumni of Troop 14 has moved back to the area, and will soon be having his own son join the troop.... Read more