The Beacon Scouts are a series of short stories about the scouting group of the same name. The kids that make up this
They feature humor, friendship, comical accidents, badge hunts, farcical occurrences, and hugs.
Here are the links to the current stories:
Setting and Characters
An Introduction to the Beacon Scouts: A short overview of the Beacon Scouts as an organization.
The Town of Rhodes: Here I describe Rhodes, the town the strange upstate New York town the Beacon Scouts live in.
Beacon Scout Picture: A picture of all the main characters with some short descriptions and information for each one.
The Beacon Scouts and Bird Watching: Two Beacon Scouts run into more trouble than expected when trying to earn their bird watching badges.
The Beacon Scouts and Forest Exploration: Three Beacon Scouts end up bonding during an exercise in a forest.
The Beacon Scouts Get Locked In: Two Beacon Scouts stay too long after a meeting and end up locked inside a church.
The Beacon Scouts Confess: A Beacon scout recounts a story of how he helped another Beacon Scout during confession with a priest.
The Beacon Scout's Cupcake Adventure: The Beacon Scouts get together to make some cupcakes. Surely nothing can go wrong at all.
The Beacon Scouts Try Not To Get Mauled: In this story three Beacon Scouts have a close encounter with one of the beasts that prowls the streets of their town.
The Beacon Scouts Ride Out A Storm: Various Beacon Scouts deal with their problems as a storm comes to town. Much will be revealed. Or at the very least hinted at.
Beacon Scouts Vignettes: Short glimpses into the Beacon Scouts lives. Wackiness ensues.
The Beacon Scouts Go to the Mall (Part 1, Part 2): The Beacon Scouts take a shopping trip to a dying mall to learn fiscal responsibility. Surly they couldn't get into trouble, right? If you answered yes, this is probably your first time reading one of these stories.
The Beacon Scouts Go Trick-or-Treating: In this Halloween tale the Beacon Scouts do what kids do on Halloween. Knock on the doors of strangers begging for sweets while wearing absurd outfits.
The Beacon Scouts Commit a Heist: A Beacon Scout teams up with someone to retrieve an important bit of property. Will they succeed? Maybe, but given who's involved, it will probably go wrong in some way.
The Beacon Scouts Trampoline Shenanigans:A group of Beacon Scouts join together to horseplay and roughhouse on a trampoline. I don't see how this could wrong at all.
Left to Right: Zuri, Coby, Scout Assistant Janna, Jorge, Addie, Theo, Dominic, Lola, Scout Leader Steward, Ruth, (and along the bottom): Felix.
Image by Hanna
I hope you enjoy the stories!