Scouting Hot Finds Boy Scout Memorabilia
About This Show
A show built for anyone interested in Boy Scout memorabilia. The show features interviews with knowledgeable collectors in the hobby. Show topics include selling on eBay, resources for the hobby, interesting websites and people doing new things to promote the hobby of collecting Scouting memorabilia. My website is at http://www.scoutinghotfinds.com.
Most Recent Episode
SHF Radio #79: Why Collect Boy Scout Patches
5 days ago
In getting ready to host a Boy Scout memorabilia show (we like to call them Trade-O-Rees) I was asked by the troop committee chairman to come give a patch trading class to the Scouts of Troop 33. Episode 79 is the audio of that patch collecting talk that I gave to about two-dozen Scouts ranging from fresh Tenderfoots to high school aged Eagles. I know that many other people have been in this situation. Tasked with creating a 30-40 minute talk on a hobby that not that easy to translate. After getting some advice from others my spin was to focus more on the "why" rather than the "how". I tried to make connections with the Scouts through their participation in the program and show how easy it was to use the memorabilia to walk back in time. I would appreciate any feedback and likewise feel free to take what I've shared and use it if you are ever in that situation. I discovered that anyone born after 1996 is referred to as Generation Z so my goal was to try and speak on their level and not make it a pro-level how to class.