Category: Scouting

DYLC March 2017

Once again I got the opportunity to serve on the staff of the Developing Youth Leadership Conference for the Central Region Order of the Arrow. Between NLS and DYLC, I have realized that each weekend really is its own microcosm. Yes we present the same content, but it is those in-between moments that really make…

DYLC February 2017

The first Developing Youth Leadership Conference is in the books. The Central Region of the Order of the Arrow was put on the board to pull off the newest training in the organization. This training takes the place of┬áthe National Lodge Adviser Training (NLATS), but I would hardly call this a replacement. During the past…

NLS Staff April 2016

This was the first (and potentially the only) opportunity I was granted to serve on staff for the National Leadership Seminar. I will always be grateful for the opportunity to serve with so many fantastic arrowmen and get the opportunity to change the lives of 40 participants in NLS that weekend.

I Wish You Enough

Over the past week and a half I have been in 6 states, 5 airports, 2 hotels, and a camp bunk. I started with the Section C-7 Conclave at Camp Long Lake in St Cloud, WI. I then flew directly to South Carolina for a week with work before returning to Illinois to drive up…

#PartyAtTheKalahari

As I get older I realize that there are less and less opportunities to hang out with all of my friends at once. We are spread across the city of Chicago and in other cases across the country or even the world. Last weekend was one of those few opportunities that most of all got…