SCOUTING ADVENTURE

High Adventure Mountainboarding

Two years ago Ken Cluff, in his Var­sity Vision shared this pro­gram adven­ture for his read­ers: The best high-adven­ture treks are planned, and car­ried out by our… 

Celebrate the National Parks’ Birthday at Zion Canyon

View from Angel’s Land­ing (1000 foot drop on three sides) One of the most pop­u­lar hikes in Zion National Park is Angel’s Land­ing. My excur­sions…

SCOUTING HOW-TOs

Leave No Trace for Kids

Leave No Trace Prin­ci­ples for Kids (like Cub Scouts): Know Before You Go Choose The Right Path Trash Your Trash Leave What You Find … 
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PROGRAMS THAT ROCK—Sequential Approach: Meeting 3

Meet­ing 1 Meet­ing 2 Meet­ing 3 Main Event This sec­tion of Pro­grams that Rock is in 4 parts. Below is Part 3, Meet­ing 3. For increased reten­tion and mem­ber­ship growth in our units, the… 

INSPIRING STORIES

Merit Badge Miracles at Scout Camp

A Scout can earn dozens of merit badges if they choose. Some­times though, a spe­cific merit badge may take extra effort to earn. From a blind girl… 

Scout Saves Lives at Top of the World

In his book, Run­ning Toward Dan­ger: Real Life Scout­ing Action Sto­ries of Hero­ism, Valor & Guts, Michael Mal­one has com­piled an anthol­ogy of brav­ery and pre­pared­ness by our… 

BUILDING YOUTH

Why Two Cub Scouts Ran A Marathon

My brother Hyrum isn’t a run­ner. He’s a ten-year old kid who plays out­doors, smiles all the time, and con­stantly gets injured from being… 
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The Mailbox

I have always like the way Ralph Voelker explains how BSA’s mis­sion gets accom­plished through spe­cific meth­ods for each pro­gram; whether in a crew, team, troop… 

DUTY TO GOD

Understanding Other Churches: Polity of the Presbyterians

Boy Scout Troop 420, spon­sored by the Lau­r­in­burg Pres­by­ter­ian Church since 1930. The Boy Scouts of Amer­ica is an orga­ni­za­tion of Troops, Packs, Crews, Teams,… 

Why Have a Chaplain’s Aide?

BSA main­tains that no mem­ber can grow into the best kind of cit­i­zen with­out rec­og­niz­ing an oblig­a­tion to God—BSA Char­ter and Bylaws The Boy Scout… 

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TRENDING

New Lion Program Piloting this Fall!

Lion Cub Scout­ing is being piloted in select coun­cils this Fall and just yes­ter­day, the Scout Exec­u­tive gave me a copy of this new pro­gram for kinder­garten-age…