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Henry Repeating Arms Introduces Licensed Special Edition Philmont® Scout Ranch Rifle

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Henry Repeating Arms Introduces Licensed Special Edition Philmont® Scout Ranch Rifle

Posted on 22 January 2011 by Editor

The Philmont® Scout Ranch Rifle celebrates the Boy Scouts of America’s oldest high adventure base and the largest youth camp in the world by size and number of participants. This Henry Frontier Lever .22 is offered with the Philmont® Black Bull logo embellished with an 18 kt. gold plate on the right side of the dark receiver cover.

The American walnut stock has a laser etched and hand painted rendering of the iconic Tooth of Time, with the words TOOTH OF TIME emblazoned underneath the mountain’s slope. On the forearm is the scripted word “Philmont” and the Philmont horse brand and cattle brand cut into the wood.

For a free catalog and a list of Henry dealers in your area, please call toll free at (866) 200-2354  or visiting henryrepeating.com.

Source: BSA Licensing Insider January 2011, Vol. 4, No. 1

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Wilderness First Aid Instructor Course Offered at All Three High Adventure Bases

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Wilderness First Aid Instructor Course Offered at All Three High Adventure Bases

Posted on 14 February 2010 by Dan

This spring, the three high-adventure bases, Philmont Scout Ranch, Florida Sea Base, and Northern Tier, in conjunction with the American Red Cross (ARC) and Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) will be offering the opportunity of a lifetime. ARC and ECSI will be providing an opportunity to participate in a WFA Instructor Course and a CPR/AED Instructor Course, at the low cost of $150.

Florida Sea Base, March 3 – 7, 2010

Northern Tier, April 14 – 18, 2010

Philmont Scout Ranch, May 5 – 9, 2010

After completion of any one of these courses, you will be certified as a Wilderness First Aid and CPR/AED Instructor for the American Red Cross or Emergency Care and Safety Institute, depending upon the provider you have taken the course from.

Please click on the following link for details http://wildernessfirstaid.kintera.org/2010. Register today!

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Gone Home Trail Sign

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Gone Home: Scout Collapses While Hiking at Philmont Scout Ranch

Posted on 27 July 2009 by Dan

Gone Home Trail SignThe Northern Star Council and Philmont Scout Ranch Scouting Communities are morning the death of a member of our Scouting family. Timothy Nunn, a fourteen-year-old Scout from Troop 123 in Northern Star Council collapsed while hiking at Philmont Scout Ranch on Friday, July 24, 2009.

According to a statement by the Boy Scouts, the health and safety of participants is a top priority. His group immediately performed CPR until emergency medical personnel from Philmont Scout Ranch and Cimarron, New Mexico, arrived. Unfortunately, despite these efforts, they were unable to resuscitate him.

After being notified of their son’s death, Timmy’s parents flew to New Mexico; they later released the following statement:

Timmy loved Boy Scouts. All preliminary indications are that there is nothing anyone could have done, whether he would have been at home or out on a hike, to save him. God blessed us as parents to have given us Timmy, and God blessed Timmy to have given him Boy Scouts and the opportunity to go to Philmont. He loved Boy Scouts, baseball and his family and he died doing something he loved.

The family encouraged the Scouts in Timmy’s Troop to continue their trek at Philmont, and is postponing their son’s funeral until early August, after the group returns from New Mexico.

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