Winter Gear Review: Rechargeable Hand Warmer, Boots, and more

My first camping trip as a Scout was a memorable Klondike Derby. During this Klondike Derby, I took only one pair of pants with...

5 Coolest Scout Camps Across the Country

We came, we camped, and we loved it! Camping is such a great experience that allows everyone to enjoy the great outdoors and have...

Update Your BeAScout.org Pin and Help Families Near You Join Scouting

In this online age, we rely on the internet to help us stay connected to our loved ones, the current events, our favorite celebrities,...

How to Make Your Own Winter Gear Sled

The first time you load your summer pack with winter gear and head out in the snow--watch out. I tried it some years back,...
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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...

Happy Birthday to Scouting: Celebrating 109 Years Today

Today marks the Boy Scouts of America’s 109th birthday. Let's take a look at where it all began and how far we've come.  Our Long,...

Nature is Good for the Brain

Clinicians who do not have outdoor resources will find access to nature at Scout camps. There excess capacity is a bargain for their clients...
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The Top Three Benefits of Being a Chartered Partner with the...

The Boy Scouts of America makes Scouting available to our nation’s youth by chartering community organizations to organize and operate Cub Scout packs, Boy...

Scout Sunday, Scout Sabbath, Scout Jumah: How Will You Celebrate?

For some Scouting is a wonderful hobby, for others, it is their way of life. Combine a passion for Scouting with a passion for...

Duty to God Around the World: The History of Hanukkah

Hanukkah (also known as Chanukah) is the Jewish Festival of Lights that lasts eight days. It usually falls in late November or December. In 2018, Hanukkah...

Dutch-oven Pumpkin: Three Ways

I know it sounds strange, but after carving that great orange gourd on Halloween, don't let your pumpkin rot. Bake it in your Dutch-oven...
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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...