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Category: Reviews

  • Book Review: Beginning Boy Scouts

    Book Review: Beginning Boy Scouts

    I recently received a copy of Beginning Boy Scouts by Jeremy and Heather Reed. The subtitle is “An unofficial practical guide to Boy Scouts for parents and new leaders.” And that describes the book perfectly. If you know somebody who is new to the Scouts BSA program, then this would be a great resource to…

  • Book Review: Developing Teen Leadership

    Book Review: Developing Teen Leadership

    I was recently asked to review a book on teen leadership. The book is called Developing Teen Leadership: A Practical Guide for Youth Group Advisors, Teachers and Parents. It is written by Dan Appleman who has 20 years of experience working with youth.

  • Book Review: Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Book Review: Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction

    My boys loved this book! It shows them how to make miniature catapults, bows, and other projectile machines out of common office supplies. This book would make a great basis for a open house or a just for a fun meeting.

  • Product Review – Cobrabraid 550 Paracord Bracelets

    Product Review – Cobrabraid 550 Paracord Bracelets

    I recently received some Cobrabraid 550 samples to review. The bracelets I received were made of study paracord.

  • Product Review – Columbia Omni Heat Jacket

    Product Review – Columbia Omni Heat Jacket

    A product review of the Columbia Omni Heat Mighty Light Jacket. This jacket is lightweight but warm. I liked the fit a lot. (2020 Note: Ten years later, I am still wearing this jacket. It has definitely held up. I wear it almost every day during the winter.)