Deseret Peak—the Perfect Summer or Fall Hike

Deseret Peak Hike in Utah's Stansbury Mountains is a great weekend hike that can be used to practice for longer treks later in the year or as a Fall hike it is hard to beat

The Nation’s 10 Best Thru-Hikes: The Continental Divide Trail

The Continental Divide trail is a 3,100 mile footpath connecting Mexico and Canada. It follows the rocky mountains through the U.S. states...

Gear Review: Build a Troop Trailer for $500 or Less

Summer is here and school is out which means it is time for some of the greatest Scouting adventures of the year....

Spring Gear Review: The Grass is “Greener” with an Electric Mower...

In Scouting we are taught to do our part to help the environment and go green. On April 22nd we celebrated Earth...

Report to the Nation: Exceptional Youth Represent the Value of Scouting

Every year, the Boy Scouts of America reflects on the best and the brightest. This comes in the form of a report from 12...
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Celebrate the History of Women in Scouting for International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate our Scout moms, our leaders, our den mothers, our trainers, and the many other women who have had an influence for...

Is Scouting Dead Within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

On May 8th, 2018, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that it would no longer charter Scout units after December 31,...
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3 Scouting experts explain why day-camp enhances the Cub Scouting experience

Cub Scout day-camp - it will probably be chaotic. It might even be a little stressful. But, will it be worth it? Absolutely. As a...

Scouting Provides Age-Appropriate Youth Ministry for the Whole Family

Scouting offers your church distinct age-appropriate ministries for entire families.
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Does Scouting Work for Your Youth Ministry?

Scouting provides outreach opportunities for your church The opening decades of this century have seen a decline in...

A Guide to Cooking on that First Campout by Doug Fisher

This is a menu for the first time out. It takes things you can find in the grocery store but looks at them in a new way. In fact, every time you are shopping, take a look around at what is available dried, concentrated or in small cans (especially those with self-opening lids). You’d be surprised what kind of ideas you can come up with.
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Get Your Scouts Excited About Popcorn Season Early with these Crafty...

Every year, Scouts sell popcorn to individuals to help pay for their Scouting adventures. Troop leaders can share their excitement about...