First First to Find When a new geocache is published to the world, the race is on to be the first person to find that cache and sign the coveted First to…

1st First to Find Geocache

1st First to Find Geocache
Gcache Method FTF
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Diversity is our Super Power I recently served as a trainer for an adult leadership program called Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills which is a training program offered by the Boy Scouts…

BSA Leadership Kosher Camp

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Turkey Run State Park Camp Method is your go to resource for weekend adventures around the Great Lakes States.  This late Winter getaway took us to Turkey Run State Park in Indiana…

3 Reasons to Visit Turkey Run State park

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Tonty and LaSalle Canyons Starved Rock State Park is a great year round hiking destination but there are big advantages of visiting in the winter months.  Today we hike Tonty and LaSalle…

It’s Always Hiking Season Starved Rock State Park

It’s Always Hiking Season Starved Rock State Park
LaSalle Canyon at Starved Rock State Park
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#OPTOUTSIDE I Want You to Go Out with Me. Come on, it will be fun. By Jim Donovan REI has created a movement I can really get behind and I think you…

Let’s Go OptOutside

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Sunday Drive - The Road Less Traveled Last Sunday I took a drive to pick up my son from a weekend camping trip. Although I have been to this camp dozens of…

Sunday Driver – Aloha Friday

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Go Outside and Play Yes, I am an Geocacher!  I use Billion-dollar government satellites to find plastic treasure hidden in the woods. Geocaching is a great way to spend time outdoors with family and…

Introduction to Geocaching

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Campfire Tradition This past weekend, I was introduced to an amazing campfire tradition that I couldn’t wait to share on the Campfire Blog. This is a Boy Scouting tradition, but I have…

Campfire Tradition

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Wood Badge Part One The weekend began at 4:00 AM when my alarm went off.  My ride arrived 45 minutes later. It was very early and still dark as we began the…

Wood Badge Part One

Wood Badge Part One
Arriving at Wood Badge Training
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Starved Rock State Park Memorial Day 2018 delivered some of the best weather we have had for the "unofficial start of summer" in many years, so we headed off to Starved Rock…

Starved Rock State Park

Starved Rock State Park
French Canyon Waterfall
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