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Category archives: Scouting
With summer just around the corner, we are designing and producing many new camping and outdoors themed patches for the Boy Scouts of America. For many, Summer evokes images of camp fires, s'mores, hiking in forests, swimming in lakes, spotting wildlife, and star-gazing into the night. We know that many scouting troops look forward to experiencing these outdoor adventures, and receiving an amazing patch to commemorate the experience.
The first official day of Autumn is September 22. Here in Woodstock NY, the leaves are changing color, we've brought our sweaters out of storage, and we are creating a lot of amazing Fall and Halloween patches for the Boy Scouts!
Over the past few years, various patch orders have been popping up at Stadri, all containing a mysterious opossum, arrayed in different themes and dress. He quickly became a curiosity to many of the staff, so we set out to learn more about this mysterious creature.
Although you probably think theft at a major Scouting event such as Jamboree would not happen, it has happened in the past and will likely continue in the future. Here are 10 ways to prevent patch theft at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree.
This tournament marked the first time Stadri Emblems had the privilege of sponsoring a hole at such an event. As players worked their way through the tournament’s two courses, we became part of the golfing landscape, having a unique chance to achieve high-visibility as a Scouting partner.
A subgroup to a Boy Scout troops larger whole, Boy Scout patrols have been part of scouting since its inception. Playing an important roll in boosting spirit while giving opportunities for leadership, skill development, and advancement, patrol patches often celebrate unique activities and are embroidered with some fantastic art that fits within its small space.
The Catskill Aqueduct is a series of rivers and underground pipes that connects the city with 40% of its water supply. Completed in 1911, engineer Sidney Clapp noticed many young boys playing around the dangerous work site and sought a way to organize them while teaching important skills and life lessons on their journey to manhood. The desires to organize led him to forming one of the first Boy Scout Troops in the country.