Waynedale Outdoors Guide

Enjoy outdoors activities like gardening, camping, hiking and more? This section is for you! These articles contain the latest local outdoors news and entertainment from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana area.

CUB SCOUT PACK 3322 IN NEED OF 2-LITER POP BOTTLES

 

Cub Scout Day Camp is less than a year away. Next year's agenda will include the making and launching of Water Bottle Rockets. Cub Scout Pack 3322, sponsored by Calvary United Methodist Church at 6301 Winchester Road, will need two hundred 2-Liter pop bottles at that time. Residents of Waynedale are asked to please support the pack by saving all 2-Liter Pop bottles for this event in July of 2010.

Please wash, drain, and put them in a...

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I have spit cooked domesticated turkeys several times on Boy Scout Family Camp Outs. This is where the whole troop camps and invites the parents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, and neighbors along. It's usually over a fall weekend and there are no set rules other than Boy Scout rules along with moral and legal ones and of course grownup are asked not to smoke. The boys do first-aid, knot tying, orienteering, Dutch oven demonstrations, and show off other outdoor skills they've learned...

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THERE'S FREE FOOD OUT THERE

 

What if I told you that there is no reason for anyone to go hungry? You would say, "Then how come there are so many people in the United States or the world for that matter, that are starving." I would have to tell you that it's a matter of education or not knowing what there is to eat out there and remind you that it's out there and free for the picking – at least in the United States – I don't know about the rest of the world.

Bradford Angier has written...

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(A column, whereas, you the reader may ask Ben questions about camping, cooking, hunting, fishing, or anything concerning living in our Great Outdoors.)

 

Q – Where can I find a good outdoor cookbook?
A – Go to the Boy Scout store at 8315 Jefferson Boulevard here in Fort Wayne and get their newest one titled The SCOUT'S OUTDOOR COOKBOOK by Christine & Tim Conners. They should have them in stock. It contains 357 pages of mouth-watering recipes and some of them are award-winning recipes. Each...

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Look at what the Boy Scout Oath in just 40 words challenges youth to do.

 

 

THE BOY SCOUT OATH

On my honor, I will do my best - This doesn’t mean a boy will be the best. It doesn’t mean a boy will be better than anyone else. This promises that a boy will try to reach his own potential – whatever that is for him.

To do my duty to God and my country and – Our nation is founded on showing reverence to a higher faith. A Scout promises to recognize, to honor, and to respect his...

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I am glad to report that I received several letters and pictures regarding the “Up-side Down” tomatoes over the last two weeks and the results varied from very bad to very good. Professional containers to homemade, natural fertilizers to commercial brands and soils from top-notch, artificial to topsoil with mushroom compost were all tried.

Grace says, “Never again…” as she used the kit from Burpee that included the container, the soil, and even the tomato, a variety called “Sweet Seedless...

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