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Camping or hosteling during the pandemic? Here’s how to scout out your best bathroom options.

 But it doesn’t have to be this way, as I learned after spending two weeks car camping in some of New Hampshire and Maine’s most well-trod mountain and beach towns. Relieving oneself in relative comfort while traveling on a tight budget isn’t easy, but like most aspects of budget travel, it’s achievable with a little research and an intrepid mind-set. So before hitting the road, memorize these four steps for a tension-free trip to the toilet.

Consider your options

If you won’t have access to your own commode while traveling, then your shared-use venue will either be a solo bathroom or a multi-toilet bathroom that can accommodate several people at once. If you’re concerned about covid-19 transmission inside bathrooms, this could be the crucial factor to consider. Scientists have established that covid-19 spreads more effectively in indoor settings where people are congregated, especially if the room where they’re clustered has

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Mid-American Boy Scout Camps – Program Improvements Through the Tribe of Mic-O-Say

What is Mic-O-Say?

Mic-O-Say is an honor camping society adopted by certain Boy-Scout camps in Missouri. This program also covers parts of eastern Kansas and other out-of-state troops attending these camps. It began in 1925 near St. Joseph, Missouri. 

The program is based on the folklore and traditions of the Native American culture for young braves growing toward manhood. Its purpose is to reinforce the scouting principles, to encourage personal growth and development, and to establish meaningful involvements in scouting. The scouting-membership in the tribe consists primarily of two recognized ranks: Brave and Warrior.

Who is eligible for it?

Only the seasoned scout-campers less than 18 years of age are eligible for it. They must have shown some leadership and community activity before applying for it. Basically, that includes all the active scouts who have attended these summer camps one or more times. Else, these scouts would not be in the scouting program or attending these summer camps in … Read More