World Jamboree 2019: Adventure Awaits

The World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) is the most significant event from the World Organization of the Scout Movement. About 50,000 Scouts from more than...

Scout’s Guide to Mesa Verde National Park

It is going to be the end of school again soon. I am hopeful that as Scout families you might be planning a summer...
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Tender Braised Lamb for Passover and Easter

The ancient custom of sacrificing lambs on the eve of Passover and eating the meat to begin the festival ended with the destruction of...
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Our Best St. Patrick’s Day Dutch-oven Lamb Stew

If someone was lucky enough to have a lamb they would not have killed it but allowed it to mature to produce more lambs, wool and even...

Boots vs Hiking Shoes

For a whole decade, after I got mine, nothing beat my old leather army boots.If your grandmother (or worse your mother) wore hiking boots,...

How to Wood Carve with Scouts for Beginners

Whether you're new to Scouting or seasoned, it's no secret that Scouts love wood carving! If you attend any camp, you'll see more than...
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Eagle Scout Provides ‘Well of Life’ for Uganda Village

Patrick Villasenor of Troop 818 in Orange County, California has loved Scouting ever since he joined as a Tiger Cub. Besides attending summer camps,...

Girls in Cub Scouts: One Girls Story of Participating in Pinewood...

   Girls not allowed in Scouting until now? Well, some girls have been unofficially participating for years. Girls in Cub Scouts Hanna Sauer, now a college freshman,...

National Poison Control Week: March 18-24, 2018

Next week, March 18-24, 2018 is the 2018 National Poison Prevention week and Scouts everywhere can make a difference. The first step is to call your...

Scouts Benefit from Unplugging

I feel like a fossil. I was going to start this article by saying “in a galaxy, long, long ago” for that is sometimes...

Religious Emblems of Scouting: a Way to Fulfill Your Duty to...

In the Boy Scouts of America, everyone makes a commitment to live the Scout Oath. The very first line of the Scout Oath reads...
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Order of the Arrow SURGE Helps LDS Scouts

It is called SURGE:  “Supporting Units through Really Great Elections.” The initiative was started last year to boost the activity by units chartered by The Church...