links
Some Scouting sites:

BSA--National

http://www.bsa.scouting.org

Palmetto Council
The is a good source for information about local Scout stuff including information about Camp Bob Hardin and Camporees:
http://www.palmetto-bsa.org

US Scouting Service Project Website
This is the best resource on the Internet for basic Scout information for all ranks. You can find anything you want to know about Scouts here including all the requirements for rank advancement and for earning merit badges and special awards:

http://www.usscouts.org
To go straight to merit badge and rank advancement:
http://www.usscouts.org/advancementtoc.asp


Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project
Very helpful resource with practical advice from a man who has helped many Eagles earn their award
:
http://www.flash.net/~smithrc/eagleprj.htm


Local interest for outdoors:
Cowpens National Battlefield

Revolutionary War battlefield made famous in the movie
The Patriot and the destination on the Troop 2 annual 20 mile hike:
http://www.nps.gov/cowp/index.htm


Kings Mountain National Military Park
Site of the Revolutionary War battle and good hiking area
http://www.nps.gov/kimo/home.htm


Hiking around the Carolinas
Good information about dayhikes and much longer hikes in both North and South Carolina. Includes Troop 2 favorites like Joyce Kilmer National Forest, Crowder's Mountain, Appalachian Trail and many others
!
http://www.hikingthecarolinas.com


Outdoor/Conservation
http://www.palmettoconservation.org

Includes information about the Palmetto Trail

http://www.lawsonsfork.org

Great website about Spartanburg conservation effort of local Lawson's Fork Creek, the festival and what's going on.

Online resources for outdoor gear:
http://www.diamondbrand.com

http://www.campmor.com










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