Monday, February 8, 2010

Scout Sunday

Mr. Serious. Chad cracks me up... smile, son! He is a very quiet and serious boy! He is a great son and I am VERY proud of him! He LOVES to camp and hike, he loves the scouting program! Yesterday was "Scout Sunday" and the young men were to all wear their scout shirts to church. I am not big on sewing... haha, okay, that is an understatement! Anyway, a sweet friend of mine called the week before and wanted to know if I would like for her to sew on Chad's merit badges? HECK YES!!! THANK YOU, KIM!!!! So, Chad gathered all his merit badges and patches and we took them over to her with a plate of cookies (THAT I CAN do! HAHA) She brought them back to us on Tues all done! So, when he walked into my room on Sunday morning he looked so cute that I had to stop and take his picture! Chad is 14 and has 22 merit badges. You need 22 to earn the rank of Eagle! So, now we just need to do his Eagle Project!! When he gets his Eagle rank, we will be 5 for 5! ALL of his brothers are Eagles too! (Do NOT praise ME, it was them and their wonderful leaders! We have been blessed with great scout leaders over the years!!!) THANK YOU MEN! THANK YOU SONS!!!

They went to Camp Chawanakee several years and love that place!
After Chad gets his Eagle I am anxious to get a picture of all my boys in their uniforms! I am very proud of them all for earning this rank, it is NOT easy!!!
I love you,


Joy For Your Journey said...

You should be proud!! What a wonderful accomplishment for all of them and you--and their great leaders. Very cute picture! And don't you just love good friends who know exactly how to help out?!

Pedaling said...

a combination of good boys who love the program and scout leaders who also love the program combined with supportive parents = eagle scouts!
you'll have to give us the details of his project!

Judi said...

That is so great! My oldest is almose 13 and we are starting to work towards getting all his stuff done! I think his is only about 10away, and they are the hardest required ones! We told him he can't get his driver's license until he gets his Eagle, so he is making sure thaat he gets it WELL before he turns 16!

Cynthia said...

Looks great! *I'm* busting with pride for you. 5 for 5 is pretty darn good!

I'm the worst Scout Mom ever. I haven't sewn on any of my cub scout's patches. Even worse, we missed the pack meeting for him to get his wolf over the weekend. Poor kid. I've GOT to do better.

Scrappy Girl said...

Great accomplishments!

rad6 said...

wow, that is pretty amazing - the 5 for 5 part. It is a difficult thing. Also, no matter what you say or how good their leaders were, it is always the parents I think that have more to do with it than anything.
Our stake doesn't have scout sunday. kind of sad I guess.
one guy I know (big time scouter) actaully boy-cotted church on sunday because of it. :)

Joneel said...

I understand the sentiment of not praising you, but yet you have to know that you have something to do with it also. That is really a wonderful thing!

The Kooky Queen--Rachel said...

What a handsome boy! And that is quite an achievement! Congrats!