You’re in Deep Water: Scouts Scuba Dive at Jamboree 2017

The Jamboree staff wasn't lying when they said the 2017 National Scout Jamboree would be the most extensive and engaging programming that has ever...
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VenturingFest 2018: Summer As it Should be

Summer can be an unforgettable time of year or an excruciatingly boring time of year. You always talk about planning your next adventure but never...
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Jamboree, A History

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIvqV6vLa3w The first National Scout Jamboree was in Washington D.C. in July 1937. Around 25,000 Scouts attended the gathering, mostly arriving by train. Over 600...

Seven Intangible Merit Badges Adult Scouters Earn

If adult leaders received merit badges for their Scouting efforts, what would they earn?  Inspired by CashNetUSA's list of 14 merit badges for adulting, we decided...
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Thai-Burma Refugee Youth Found Hope Through Scouting

Troop 1262 has an amazing background. Six years ago they were in refugee camps along the Thai-Burma border in what is now Myanmar. The...
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The Best Investment You Can Make In Your Son

Send your son to the World Jamboree, “because it is the best investment you can make in your son.” That's what Melanie Allred said to...

What to Expect When Girls Join Cub Scouts

As you may have heard, the BSA announced that moving forward, it will allow girls to fully participate and register in Cub Scout and...

Scouting Serves the Whole Family—Including Girls

Serving the Whole Family BSA’s mission is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the...
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Diverse Worldwide Religions Teach Scouts to Have Faith in God

Jamboree last July was full of surprises, but the one that caught me most off guard was participant interest in duty to God. The...
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Scouting Chaplain Saves the Day at Jamboree 2017

Imagine going to one of the nation’s top youth events with one your friends and then getting lost in the crowd. You’re by yourself...

Carter Baie Earns International Award, Proves It Doesn’t End With Eagle

Carter Baie received an unusual international award this summer at the Summit in West Virginia--the Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award (DofEA). He earned this...