Helpful Scouting Links
Troop 312 - Sea Base Blog
This is the blog for the Troop 312 Sea Base trip. As the trip is in progress this site will be be updated with new entries.
This website illustrates, through animation, many of the knots which Boy
Scouts need to learn, as well as others which will expand their knowledge of knots even further.
This site includes instructions for tying knots specific to scouting, boating, climbing, fishing, and search
rescue. The site also includes a discussion on the topic of rope care.
A Guide to the Dutch Oven
This website contains a collection of articles for using a Dutch Oven, including instructions for first
time users, techniques, cleaning tips, and recipes.
Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Official Website
This is the official BSA website and is an excellent resource for Scouting programs, policies, and other useful information.
The Indian Waters Council operates Camp Barstow, located on Lake as its summer camp facility as well as an "off-season" site
for other council, district, and unit activities.
Etowah Creek District
Troop 312 is part of the Etowah Creek District of the Indian Waters Council of Boy Scouts of America in South Carolina.
Indian Waters Council
The Indian Waters Council, founded in 1916 as the Columbia Council, now serves eight central South Carolina
counties including; Bamberg, Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, and Saluda.
Merit Badge Guidelines
This site is devoted to Scouting advancement. You'll find lots of information and resource links to help you work on your advancement
requirements ...OVER 500 PAGES ... Even though the focus is on the Boy Scouts of America, many merit badge
subjects are similar to the skill awards offered by other youth organizations. MeritBadge.com can be helpful to boys and girls from
many different youth programs.
Philmont Scout Ranch
Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America's premier high-adventure base. It challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than
200 square miles of rugged New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer
young people many ways to experience this legendary country. Adults have opportunities of their own at the Philmont Training Center.
World-class courses and seminars cover all aspects of Scouting—all amid Philmont's dramatic scenery. This Web site will answer most
of your questions about this most famous Scouting landmark.
Camping First Aid Kit Essentials
This site outlines necessities for a Camping First Aid Kit. It gives details on exactly what needs to go into one, as well as why the items are needed.