Your Guide to Hammock Camping – Thinking Outside of the Tent

Hammock camping has become a thing! It is not just popular in the Scouting community but in most outdoor circles. On my last backpacking...
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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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Apply for the NESA Scholarship by October 31

Reaching ones educational goals can be challenging because of the financial burden trade schools, college, and field study opportunities bring. Scholarships are great opportunities. Fortunately,...
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Are you Prepared for an Emergency?

September is national emergency preparedness month, so it's time to make sure you and your family have a safety plan in place. Being prepared...

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...

Suicide Prevention Training for Scouts

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, but this tragic issue occurs every day, month after month and year after year. Teen suicide is the...
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Montana Cub Scout Hopes to Be the First Female Eagle Scout...

Arya J., 8, wants to be the first female Eagle Scout in the state of Montana. She pauses for a long moment when asked what...
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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...

Be Prepared to Share – A Scoutmaster’s Minute

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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Vegan Outdoor Cooking

Eating healthy and fresh while on the go gives you more energy and a better attitude. That's why it's time to include more healthy...

Sourdough for Camp

For most Scouters making bread at camp is out of the question, unless of course, it is commercially frozen dough. Sourdough baked in a...