One of the most important points of the Sweet Sixteen is the buddy system. When participating in an outdoor activity, boys should have a buddy. They should know where that buddy is at all times, and they should never go anywhere without their buddy. Continue reading →
What is the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the word “hike” or “hiking?” Many of us may think of trekking through the woods as hiking, but the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “hike” as a long walk especially for pleasure or exercise.
If we agree with Merriam-Webster, a hike can take place just about anywhere–around a lake, on short easy trails, at a local park or even in our own neighborhood. Just remember that while it may be very easy to hike around our neighborhood, it probably won’t be very interesting. Continue reading →