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Don’t Miss the First Ever National Shooting Sports Conference at the...

Join us at the National Shooting Sports Conference to see and experience shooting sports programs first hand, plus learn how these programs can help...
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Cool Off at Great Basin National Park

Have you ever thought how much you would like to get away from the heat during the summer?  Well give a thought to Great...

How Scouting helps with Anxiety Disorders

We all experience some anxiety when faced with new and challenging events in our lives, and that is not bad. The hormones released in...
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How To Celebrate Flag Day with Scouts of Every Age

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened...

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...

I am an Eagle Scout

I am an Eagle Scout.  When you say the words out loud, they just have a magical ring to how they sound as they...
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Why the Inclusion of Differently-Abled Youth Makes Camp Better

On July 2, 2018, a Utah Scout camp published this video, showing their camp staff assisting a Cub Scout-aged girl shoot an arrow at...

Psychological First Aid: Helping Others in Times of Stress

Just like traditional first aid, the purpose of psychological first aid is to provide basic care, comfort and support to anyone experiencing stress. However,...
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Father’s Day: Celebrating Dad, Nature, and Spirituality

On this Father's Day, Jake has been thinking about his dad Mike and pondering the great moments they shared growing up. Some of the...
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When Trials Come, Welcome Them – A Chaplain’s Minute

Camp Chaplains have been around for decades. Their purpose is to be a friend to the Scouts and leaders and to contribute to their spiritual...
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Burgers and Dogs Grilled for Memorial Day the FireDisc Way

For me and for most Scouts, Memorial Day kicks-off summer with camping, swimming and grilling. This summer we launch the barbecue season with our...

How to Select Your Dutch Oven with Buffalo Red

What makes a cast iron oven Dutch? No one knows for sure, but here are three theories you can choose from: 1.  In the early 1700's...