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Mars Reaches Closest Point to Earth: See the Red Planet Up-Close...

At 3:50 am the morning of July 31, Mars reached its closest point to Earth in its orbit. The planet hasn't been this close...
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Don’t Miss the First Ever National Shooting Sports Conference at the...

Join us at the National Shooting Sports Conference to see and experience shooting sports programs first hand, plus learn how these programs can help...

Reach your Highest Popcorn Sales Yet With These 6 Kernels of...

It’s nearly Fall, and that means it’s time for Scouts to sell popcorn to help fund all the fun activities planned for the coming...

How Scouting helps with Anxiety Disorders

We all experience some anxiety when faced with new and challenging events in our lives, and that is not bad. The hormones released in...

How Scouting Shaped The first “American Ninja Warrior” Champion

Isaac Caldiero was the first man to ever become an "American Ninja Warrior" Champion. The popular TV show puts competitors up against a series...

Update on the Ute Park Fire at Philmont Scout Ranch

The Ute Park Fire that has been burning since June, 1st reached Northern New Mexico's Philmont Scout Ranch, which has drawn generations of Boy...
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Why the Inclusion of Differently-Abled Youth Makes Camp Better

On July 2, 2018, a Utah Scout camp published this video, showing their camp staff assisting a Cub Scout-aged girl shoot an arrow at...

Psychological First Aid: Helping Others in Times of Stress

Just like traditional first aid, the purpose of psychological first aid is to provide basic care, comfort and support to anyone experiencing stress. However,...
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How Wood Badge Taught Me that “A Scout is Reverent”

A Scout is Reverent. This is a phrase that is well-known among Scouts as a tenet of the Scout Law. Reverence is based on...

 Are You Prepared to Meet Your “Ethiopian Eunuch?”  

Being both a Boy Scout blogger and one for the Book of the Prophet Isaiah, I was delighted to stumble on this Christian Scoutmaster's...
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Burgers and Dogs Grilled for Memorial Day the FireDisc Way

For me and for most Scouts, Memorial Day kicks-off summer with camping, swimming and grilling. This summer we launch the barbecue season with our...

How to Select Your Dutch Oven with Buffalo Red

What makes a cast iron oven Dutch? No one knows for sure, but here are three theories you can choose from: 1.  In the early 1700's...