VELVET NOSES

When you are out exploring in nature, it’s exciting to be aware of all that is around you and to notice the smallest details, even when you are observing something very large.   What does the bark of a giant tree feel like?How does the sound of the river change when it goes over rocks? Sometimes to understand something new, …

SCOUT’S FRIEND THE MOON

Have you ever noticed that the night sky changes all the time? As the planet rotates and encircles the sun, it looks like the stars change their position in the sky. Also, the moon waxes and wanes. Every month we see a full moon and each one has its own name. In February, we celebrate the arrival of the Snow Moon. All …

UNIQUE SNOWFLAKES

Did you know that every snowflake is different? Just like people and families, every snowflake is unique.  Next time you are outside in the snow, take a moment to observe a snowflake up close. You might find one on your mittens or you can try laying down in the snow to get nice and close. If you have a magnifying …