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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Tips to Improve Your Food Safety Habits

In the summer heat, the likelihood of your food to cause food-borne illnesses rises which is why it's important to build food safety habits early...

How Sustainability in Scouting can take “Leave No Trace” To the...

Sustainability has always been in the BSA's DNA, although it hasn't always been called that. Since the times of Baden-Powell, Scouts have strived to...

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...

Tips and Tricks for Having Tasty Backpacking Food

Most of the cooking articles on the Voice of Scouting describe delicious but intricate recipes that require a vast amount of supplies. These recipes...
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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...