SCOUTING ADVENTURE

What Makes The Canopy the Most Intense Activity at Jamboree?

“Oh help me,” one Scout prays before he jumps off a plat­form high in the canopy of the West Vir­ginia for­est. Bruce Hen­rik­sen, a… 

There’s No Party Like a Scout Party

I attend­ed my first BSA Jam­boree sta­di­um show tonight. I was excit­ed, but I wasn’t sure what a par­ty with 30,000 teenagers would look… 

SCOUTING HOW-TOs

The Top 10 Proven Ways to Find New Cub Scouts

Recruit­ing new Cub Scouts is a great oppor­tu­ni­ty to grow and devel­op your Cub Scout Pack. Just as your cur­rent Cub Scouts and… 
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Patch Trading Tips for Jamboree Scouts

Patch trad­ing is part of every Nation­al Jam­boree, but in 2013 it actu­al­ly become an offi­cial Jam­boree pro­gram. So in addi­tion to all the… 

INSPIRING STORIES

The Presidents of the United States and Scouting

John F. Kennedy was the first U.S. Pres­i­dent to be a Boy Scout, reach­ing the lev­el of Star Scout. Ger­ald Ford was the only… 

How Service at the 2017 National Jamboree is Connecting Scouts to…

A Scout promis­es to help oth­er peo­ple at all time. A Scout is friend­ly. A Scout is cour­te­ous. A Scout is help­ful. At the… 

BUILDING YOUTH

Let’s Work Together as a Group to Save the BSA

Sev­er­al months ago, I wrote an arti­cle about the pow­er of a group and my feel­ings have not changed on the sub­ject.  I don’t…

12 Eagles at Camp Tracy

It’s not every day you get to see 12 Eagles in one room. This was exact­ly the sight on Sun­day at Camp Tra­cy, how­ev­er.…

DUTY TO GOD

Islamic Readings Illustrating the Scout Law

Catholic lead­ers greet­ing Rizwan and Syed at Wor­ship Cen­ter Fri­day, while at Jam­boree, I had the oppor­tu­ni­ty to attend a Mus­lim wor­ship ser­vice. Sad­ly we… 

The Time to Learn a New Program is Coming, the Time…

The time to learn a new pro­gram is com­ing soon.   The time to reflect is now. I do not crit­i­cize the new youth pro­gram  – I… 

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