Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Keywords

Latest topics
» July Thread
by RRCmdrBennett Today at 4:22 am

» Culture Rot
by RRCmdrBennett July 15th 2017, 10:27 am

» BAC Backpacking Action Camp 38 signed up to go..huh? YUP 38 signed up.
by Mark Jones July 10th 2017, 6:22 pm

» June 2017 Thread
by Claymore July 3rd 2017, 11:17 pm

» Finally Pulled the Trigger
by RRCmdrBennett June 25th 2017, 11:02 pm

» Gold Dust and Feathers
by ccm2361 June 19th 2017, 5:08 pm

» Pow Wow 2017 So. Mo District we had a great Pow Wow.
by Mark Jones June 14th 2017, 9:59 am

» Frontier Adventure 2017 So. MO District
by Mark Jones June 3rd 2017, 8:25 am

» May 2017 Thread
by Phillip Gross June 3rd 2017, 7:50 am

Statistics
We have 81 registered users
The newest registered user is BLCKWLF

Our users have posted a total of 12847 messages in 686 subjects

Back to Basics Trail

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Back to Basics Trail

Post by strods on May 27th 2013, 9:31 pm

Okay, so based on some prior comments about looking to get back to the older/original advancement trail I have tried my hand at crafting something with current merits.

Optional Advancement Trail

A couple of things that went into this.
1. A focus on the traditional skills of the JB era, yes Camping. Now, I do complete merits at a time, not partials, but I think if you read through it you will see a lot of skills reinforce and repeated intentionally to develop proficiency.
2. I'm borrowing names from several branches of the military. No offence is intended to any of them.
For ease of reference, your Privates are the DR, the Sgts are AR, and the Officers are ER.
3. GMA I personally see that about 16, and I personally am a fan of the Jr. Commander in an attempt to help bridge young men from participation to leadership.
4. I'm using the term Bible Lessons as a general term to avoid confusion with the old/new, orange, brown, Sprit challenge. You as a commander figure out what the bible lessons are, just teach the Word.
5. This is Excel, I'm not that cool, edit as you like.
avatar
strods
Senior Member
Senior Member

Posts : 392
Join date : 2013-05-23

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by ccm2361 on May 27th 2013, 9:44 pm

Looks good

_________________
Chris
Senior Commander
MI Outpost 97
avatar
ccm2361
Admin
Admin

Posts : 1009
Join date : 2013-05-08
Age : 50
Location : St. Johns MI

http://rangerchat.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by Phillip Gross on May 29th 2013, 11:38 pm

Just been looking through this a little more. I like the general feel for this, but have a question. Is there any way to make it so that a boy can come in at any age and start his advancement? To me, someone who comes in at 13 and starts going shouldn't out rank a boy who's been going strong since the 3rd grade. I'm fine with a third year DR outranking a first or second year AR or even ER....
avatar
Phillip Gross
VIP Member
VIP Member

Posts : 2261
Join date : 2013-05-14

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by RRCmdrBennett on May 31st 2013, 8:18 am

I like the old way of Trailblazer and air/sea/trail rangers being 7 steps like scouts.

_________________
Dan Bennett
Sr Commander
N Central Area Communications Coord, CI
RR Outpost #215, Ohio District :flag:
RR GMA #83 Potomac Dist-#2366 Nat'l

"Be Ready, It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark."

fire FCF Frontiersman 9/91, Buckskin ?, Wilderness ? fire
Bourgeois Trapper 5/06, Free Trapper ?
Training Seminars/Camps:
LTC LMA 5/94, Ranger Basics 1/05, LTA LMA 5/05, NTC IL 5/09, WCO 10/09, ICS 4/10, RKTC 7/10, Ranger Essentials 8/10, NRMC 10/11, Training Academy? NEEC? JBIE?
Outpost Leader Advancement Levels:
LMA-Advanced 10/11, MoE 2012-092

RR v1.99

avatar
RRCmdrBennett
Moderator
Moderator

Posts : 3235
Join date : 2013-05-15
Age : 41
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by Phillip Gross on May 31st 2013, 10:16 am

I still need to buy an old Trailblazer handbook so I can brush up on how it was done....
avatar
Phillip Gross
VIP Member
VIP Member

Posts : 2261
Join date : 2013-05-14

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by strods on May 31st 2013, 1:16 pm

Phillip Gross wrote:Just been looking through this a little more. I like the general feel for this, but have a question. Is there any way to make it so that a boy can come in at any age and start his advancement? To me, someone who comes in at 13 and starts going shouldn't out rank a boy who's been going strong since the 3rd grade. I'm fine with a third year DR outranking a first or second year AR or even ER....

Of course, just run it that way. I put the age notations in as a guide to help give me time references for the # of bible references etc. these are ideas for guidelines. I'm not cool enough to make policy
avatar
strods
Senior Member
Senior Member

Posts : 392
Join date : 2013-05-23

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by ccm2361 on May 31st 2013, 2:37 pm

strods wrote:I'm not cool enough to make policy

We always knew you weren't cool

_________________
Chris
Senior Commander
MI Outpost 97
avatar
ccm2361
Admin
Admin

Posts : 1009
Join date : 2013-05-08
Age : 50
Location : St. Johns MI

http://rangerchat.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by RRCmdrBennett on June 1st 2013, 7:26 pm

That's mean alot coming from "Mr. Ammo-deficient" LOL

_________________
Dan Bennett
Sr Commander
N Central Area Communications Coord, CI
RR Outpost #215, Ohio District :flag:
RR GMA #83 Potomac Dist-#2366 Nat'l

"Be Ready, It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark."

fire FCF Frontiersman 9/91, Buckskin ?, Wilderness ? fire
Bourgeois Trapper 5/06, Free Trapper ?
Training Seminars/Camps:
LTC LMA 5/94, Ranger Basics 1/05, LTA LMA 5/05, NTC IL 5/09, WCO 10/09, ICS 4/10, RKTC 7/10, Ranger Essentials 8/10, NRMC 10/11, Training Academy? NEEC? JBIE?
Outpost Leader Advancement Levels:
LMA-Advanced 10/11, MoE 2012-092

RR v1.99

avatar
RRCmdrBennett
Moderator
Moderator

Posts : 3235
Join date : 2013-05-15
Age : 41
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by Phillip Gross on June 1st 2013, 10:32 pm

RRCmdrBennett wrote:That's mean alot coming from "Mr. Ammo-deficient" LOL
avatar
Phillip Gross
VIP Member
VIP Member

Posts : 2261
Join date : 2013-05-14

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by RRCmdrBennett on June 2nd 2013, 2:41 pm

You said he wasn't cool and I called you ammo-deficient and I hijacked it...tsk tsk

_________________
Dan Bennett
Sr Commander
N Central Area Communications Coord, CI
RR Outpost #215, Ohio District :flag:
RR GMA #83 Potomac Dist-#2366 Nat'l

"Be Ready, It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark."

fire FCF Frontiersman 9/91, Buckskin ?, Wilderness ? fire
Bourgeois Trapper 5/06, Free Trapper ?
Training Seminars/Camps:
LTC LMA 5/94, Ranger Basics 1/05, LTA LMA 5/05, NTC IL 5/09, WCO 10/09, ICS 4/10, RKTC 7/10, Ranger Essentials 8/10, NRMC 10/11, Training Academy? NEEC? JBIE?
Outpost Leader Advancement Levels:
LMA-Advanced 10/11, MoE 2012-092

RR v1.99

avatar
RRCmdrBennett
Moderator
Moderator

Posts : 3235
Join date : 2013-05-15
Age : 41
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by Phillip Gross on June 2nd 2013, 3:54 pm

Not me.... That was Chris. Cool
avatar
Phillip Gross
VIP Member
VIP Member

Posts : 2261
Join date : 2013-05-14

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by RRCmdrBennett on June 2nd 2013, 4:22 pm

I was referring to Chris's post citing me for hijack.

_________________
Dan Bennett
Sr Commander
N Central Area Communications Coord, CI
RR Outpost #215, Ohio District :flag:
RR GMA #83 Potomac Dist-#2366 Nat'l

"Be Ready, It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark."

fire FCF Frontiersman 9/91, Buckskin ?, Wilderness ? fire
Bourgeois Trapper 5/06, Free Trapper ?
Training Seminars/Camps:
LTC LMA 5/94, Ranger Basics 1/05, LTA LMA 5/05, NTC IL 5/09, WCO 10/09, ICS 4/10, RKTC 7/10, Ranger Essentials 8/10, NRMC 10/11, Training Academy? NEEC? JBIE?
Outpost Leader Advancement Levels:
LMA-Advanced 10/11, MoE 2012-092

RR v1.99

avatar
RRCmdrBennett
Moderator
Moderator

Posts : 3235
Join date : 2013-05-15
Age : 41
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by Phillip Gross on June 2nd 2013, 4:26 pm

I cited you for hijack.... Laughing
avatar
Phillip Gross
VIP Member
VIP Member

Posts : 2261
Join date : 2013-05-14

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by RRCmdrBennett on June 2nd 2013, 4:30 pm

You are right you did but I'm being targeted here... Lol

_________________
Dan Bennett
Sr Commander
N Central Area Communications Coord, CI
RR Outpost #215, Ohio District :flag:
RR GMA #83 Potomac Dist-#2366 Nat'l

"Be Ready, It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark."

fire FCF Frontiersman 9/91, Buckskin ?, Wilderness ? fire
Bourgeois Trapper 5/06, Free Trapper ?
Training Seminars/Camps:
LTC LMA 5/94, Ranger Basics 1/05, LTA LMA 5/05, NTC IL 5/09, WCO 10/09, ICS 4/10, RKTC 7/10, Ranger Essentials 8/10, NRMC 10/11, Training Academy? NEEC? JBIE?
Outpost Leader Advancement Levels:
LMA-Advanced 10/11, MoE 2012-092

RR v1.99

avatar
RRCmdrBennett
Moderator
Moderator

Posts : 3235
Join date : 2013-05-15
Age : 41
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by ccm2361 on June 2nd 2013, 4:30 pm

you guys Laughing

_________________
Chris
Senior Commander
MI Outpost 97
avatar
ccm2361
Admin
Admin

Posts : 1009
Join date : 2013-05-08
Age : 50
Location : St. Johns MI

http://rangerchat.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by RRCmdrBennett on June 2nd 2013, 4:31 pm

I think Philip ahould apply for the IRS or DOJ... He is good at targeting certain groups or individuals.
avatar
RRCmdrBennett
Moderator
Moderator

Posts : 3235
Join date : 2013-05-15
Age : 41
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by Phillip Gross on June 2nd 2013, 4:48 pm

It's just a mild case of OCD....
avatar
Phillip Gross
VIP Member
VIP Member

Posts : 2261
Join date : 2013-05-14

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by RRCmdrBennett on June 2nd 2013, 10:32 pm

Mild...?

_________________
Dan Bennett
Sr Commander
N Central Area Communications Coord, CI
RR Outpost #215, Ohio District :flag:
RR GMA #83 Potomac Dist-#2366 Nat'l

"Be Ready, It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark."

fire FCF Frontiersman 9/91, Buckskin ?, Wilderness ? fire
Bourgeois Trapper 5/06, Free Trapper ?
Training Seminars/Camps:
LTC LMA 5/94, Ranger Basics 1/05, LTA LMA 5/05, NTC IL 5/09, WCO 10/09, ICS 4/10, RKTC 7/10, Ranger Essentials 8/10, NRMC 10/11, Training Academy? NEEC? JBIE?
Outpost Leader Advancement Levels:
LMA-Advanced 10/11, MoE 2012-092

RR v1.99

avatar
RRCmdrBennett
Moderator
Moderator

Posts : 3235
Join date : 2013-05-15
Age : 41
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by Phillip Gross on June 2nd 2013, 11:02 pm

It's all relative... Wink
avatar
Phillip Gross
VIP Member
VIP Member

Posts : 2261
Join date : 2013-05-14

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by RRCmdrBennett on June 2nd 2013, 11:19 pm

Relative like how we're related or relative like a sibling? lol!

_________________
Dan Bennett
Sr Commander
N Central Area Communications Coord, CI
RR Outpost #215, Ohio District :flag:
RR GMA #83 Potomac Dist-#2366 Nat'l

"Be Ready, It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark."

fire FCF Frontiersman 9/91, Buckskin ?, Wilderness ? fire
Bourgeois Trapper 5/06, Free Trapper ?
Training Seminars/Camps:
LTC LMA 5/94, Ranger Basics 1/05, LTA LMA 5/05, NTC IL 5/09, WCO 10/09, ICS 4/10, RKTC 7/10, Ranger Essentials 8/10, NRMC 10/11, Training Academy? NEEC? JBIE?
Outpost Leader Advancement Levels:
LMA-Advanced 10/11, MoE 2012-092

RR v1.99

avatar
RRCmdrBennett
Moderator
Moderator

Posts : 3235
Join date : 2013-05-15
Age : 41
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by ccm2361 on June 3rd 2013, 10:43 pm

Or relative as to how close you are to being a doofus? lol!

_________________
Chris
Senior Commander
MI Outpost 97
avatar
ccm2361
Admin
Admin

Posts : 1009
Join date : 2013-05-08
Age : 50
Location : St. Johns MI

http://rangerchat.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by RRCmdrBennett on June 4th 2013, 12:22 am

Takes one to know one... bang
avatar
RRCmdrBennett
Moderator
Moderator

Posts : 3235
Join date : 2013-05-15
Age : 41
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by Claymore on June 4th 2013, 1:08 am

ccm2361 wrote:Or relative as to how close you are to being a doofus? lol!

By the way, who is that emoticon supposed to be?

It looks like Buckwheat of the Little Rascals.

_________________
"Rangers Lead the Way"

18Z,        11B4X

"The last thing that I want to do is to hurt you,...................... but it's still on the list."
avatar
Claymore
VIP Member
VIP Member

Posts : 2045
Join date : 2013-05-17
Location : Northern Mississippi

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by RRCmdrBennett on June 4th 2013, 1:56 am

First, its Papa Smurf and now Buckwheat...

_________________
Dan Bennett
Sr Commander
N Central Area Communications Coord, CI
RR Outpost #215, Ohio District :flag:
RR GMA #83 Potomac Dist-#2366 Nat'l

"Be Ready, It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark."

fire FCF Frontiersman 9/91, Buckskin ?, Wilderness ? fire
Bourgeois Trapper 5/06, Free Trapper ?
Training Seminars/Camps:
LTC LMA 5/94, Ranger Basics 1/05, LTA LMA 5/05, NTC IL 5/09, WCO 10/09, ICS 4/10, RKTC 7/10, Ranger Essentials 8/10, NRMC 10/11, Training Academy? NEEC? JBIE?
Outpost Leader Advancement Levels:
LMA-Advanced 10/11, MoE 2012-092

RR v1.99

avatar
RRCmdrBennett
Moderator
Moderator

Posts : 3235
Join date : 2013-05-15
Age : 41
Location : Ohio

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by Claymore on June 4th 2013, 2:25 am

See, it shows that my "Recent Memory" is deteriorating.

First, I was recognizing the Smurfs of 30 years ago, now it's the Little Rascals of 50 to 60 years ago.

I don't remember what I had for lunch yesterday, but I can tell you what I was doing when John Kennedy was shot.

_________________
"Rangers Lead the Way"

18Z,        11B4X

"The last thing that I want to do is to hurt you,...................... but it's still on the list."
avatar
Claymore
VIP Member
VIP Member

Posts : 2045
Join date : 2013-05-17
Location : Northern Mississippi

Back to top Go down

Re: Back to Basics Trail

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum