SCOUTING ADVENTURE

Get Ready for the Birthday Party! 100 Years of National Parks

2016 is a big year for our National Park Ser­vice (NPS), and Utah, my home state, has more than its share of parks to cel­e­brate the NPS cen­ten­nial…

Waterlogged Scouts are Happy Scouts

If you visit Scofield Scout Camp dur­ing free time, the first thing you notice will prob­a­bly be the noise from the water­front. The camp sur­rounds…

SCOUTING HOW-TOs

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Is It Time for a Court of Honor?

After sum­mer camp is nat­ural time for the badges to roll in, but not mat­ter what a troop or team should hold a court… 
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Why Every Troop Should Do Pioneering

BSA defines Pio­neer­ing as “the knowl­edge of ropes, knots, and splices along with the abil­ity to build rus­tic struc­tures by lash­ing together poles and… 

INSPIRING STORIES

Friends

How Can You Choose Your Soon-to-be Teenage Son’s Friends?

A cou­ple of weeks ago, our fam­ily returned home from a 10-day sum­mer vaca­tion, and I asked my 13-year-old son what he missed most… 
Turkey to Eagle

From Turkey to Eagle

As I look back on my child­hood, I real­ize just how much God, my fam­ily, and the Boy Scouts, pre­pared me for life and… 

BUILDING YOUTH

Why am I a Scout Leader?

I was a Scout from the age of 8 through to 18. In Aus­tralia, that would make me a Cub Scout, Scout, and then… 

Black Friday

When I first became a pro­fes­sional Boy Scout in 1986, I must admit that I never imag­ined that some­day I would be a Scout… 

DUTY TO GOD

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Duty to God

Recently I attended Philmont for a con­fer­ence. While I was there I met up with our Larry Green, who was work­ing on a new… 

Every Unit Needs a Chaplain’s Aide

Eleanor John­son, the Roman Catholic rela­tion­ships chair in the Cen­tral Florida Coun­cil, tells the story, which my also be true in your Scout unit.… 

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Why Your Pack Committee Should Be Telling Your Pack’s Story

Does your pack strug­gle with find­ing vol­un­teers, recruit­ing more boys, or absent Cub Scouts? If your activ­i­ties are fun, inter­ac­tive, edu­ca­tional and safe, there…