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About samuellcollins

Hi, I'm Sam. I'm 13 years old and I star in the series Samuel L. Collins and the Search for Biblical Truths. This is my place to let you know what is going on in my world, where I am, what adventures I'm on and what's happening with the show. You might want to check out the show's website at

Can you help my friend Noah Justice?

Like me, Noah Justice, is a homeschooler who travels and makes videos.  Unlike me, Noah’s specialty is ‘Science’.  In fact, Noah thinks science is AWESOME! and his videos are called “Awesome Science“.

Noah Justice

Hey, this guy looks like me…

I met Noah this year at the San Antonio Christian Film Festival. We had dinner and had a great time together; seems we’re both jokesters and wear cool-looking hats in our videos. 🙂

Noah’s dad, just like mine, is the brain-power and travel manager for their series.  Noah’s dad is trying to raise some money so they can go film more episodes- just like my Dad!  They are using a program called Kickstarter to raise funds for their next season.  Maybe you can help pitch in a few bucks to help them on their way.

Here’s the Kickstarter link:

Go read about them and decide for yourself: more Creation-based science videos by a funny kid like me.  Yeah, it is a good idea.  I’ll be donating…. how about you?

I’m off on another adventure!


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Posted by on July 3, 2012 in Samuel L. Collins


1st Annual Summer Geocaching Hunt

We’re hosting our 1st Annual S4BT Geocaching Hunt

Samuel L. Collins and the Search for Biblical Truth is hosting its 1st Annual Summer Geocaching Hunt and we want to reward YOU for your geocaching skills with this FREE T-SHIRT!

2012 Samuel L. Collins logo t-shirt

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Can hardly wait for the rest (of the videos) to arrive!!!

Fan Mail

Time for Fan Mail…

Our son has really enjoyed “Bali”, and “Singapore” and can hardly wait for the rest to arrive!!!  Thanks.’

– a happy MOM


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Funny Fridays with Sam: A Geography joke with Debbie Strayer

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Posted by on June 29, 2012 in Samuel L. Collins


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Does Geography Matter?

Dad always says, “The world is a beautiful place- go see it!”earth from space

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Geocaching: What Do I Need to Get Started? (part 2/5)

Part 2: Getting Started. I’ll cover topics such as:

  • What you need to get started
  • Where to find the GPS coordinates for the CACHES? and maybe even
  • provide some links (by state) for more fun.


Okay, so you THINK you might be interested in Geocaching but need more information.  That’s what this post is for.  Let’s begin quickly, someone else is out there finding your treasure!

Geocaching ammo box

There’s treasure in the box!

So, what DO you need to get started?

Here’s the list (in no particular order):

Willing spirit to go outside.  I know that seems like a big deal, but my parents tell me that getting away from the technology is a good thing; so, let’s go breathe some fresh air.

Transportation.  Although Geocaching is fun to walk to, there probably aren’t more than a few in your neighborhood.  But the good news is: there probably ARE some caches located everywhere you currently go.  The grocery store, the local park, the library and even parking lots have some (Please be careful in parking lots; I almost got run over by a car in a parking lot and it was NO fun!)

A GPS.  Yes, you really do need one, but many things count as a GPS.  Mom might have one in her car already.  Mom’s phone (if it’s smart) may be able to download a GPS app (more about that later), or you may want to splurge and buy a hand-held GPS.  I own a Garmin GPS and  I think they are the best on the market.

A account. is the largest geocaching website with over 7 million logs being submitted each month and over 1.4 million caches listed around the world. offers lots of information about geocaching, the rules, as well as geocaching supplies. The good news is that the account is free and Mom and Dad will like that!

This video will describe what to do when you get to!

What is Geocaching?

Closed shoes.  Going outside is fun but tracking through the woods in flip-flops is NOT.

Mom and Dad.  This is NOT something you want to try on your own, or go on your own.  You’ll need supervision and if you bring Mom and Dad it’s more fun anyway.

So, gather your items: shoes, Mom and Dad, a GPS, a car, and go get that Geocaching account.


Geocaching with Sam: Can you find it?

Geocaching is fun!  Finding treasure is funnier!  and sometimes the clues are… (well, you decide)

Here was the clue to this cache:

If you can’t find this one, Geocaching might not be for you!

So, let’s take a look: can you find it?

Yup, sometimes they are just that easy!

Go geocaching!