Apr 26
Conserving our Camps for Future Scouts
26 Apr, 2008. 1 Comment. Camping, Family Activities, News. Posted By: lncigc
On Saturday, April 5, over 75 Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts at the Dan Beard Scout Reservation and over 30 Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts at Camp Michaels learned about conservation while helping our camps at the spring Camp Conservation Day. Hundreds of sapling trees were planted along the banks of the Little Miami River. Scouts also staked protective tubes over the trees to protect them from hungry deer and the elements. Invasive honeysuckle was removed from the woods around the Mountain Man Village at Cub World, preparing the area for new natural growth. Everyone was treated to a hot…
Apr 5
Granny’s Garden School
5 Apr, 2008. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: lncigc
Keeping Kids in Touch with Nature Want to see first-hand just how much of a difference one person can make? Plan a trip to Granny's Garden School in Loveland! Seeing how disconnected kids are becoming from the natural world and their communities, Roberta Paolo (aka "Granny") decided to do something about it. As a grandmother and gardener, she had seen the positive impact exposure to flowers had on the kids and adults who visited her gardens; even the neighborhood tough guys. In the spring of 2002, she started Granny's Garden School to give kids a chance to pick flowers and…