End of Summer Gear Review: Comfort is Important Even When Camping

Camping cover photo by Will Truettner on Unsplash As a Scout I enjoyed hiking in the mountains and camping....

These Ghoulish Adventures Are a MUST for Scouts this Halloween

Halloween is hands down one of the funnest holidays of the year. You get candy, parties, Harry Potter marathons, tricks, and the best decor...
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Program Planning for New Troops

A solid program plan is a must for any troop that hopes to attract new youth. For us as Scout Ambassadors, after training leaders, the next obvious step is helping new troops outline an adventure-packed program.

Scout Ambassador Toolchest: Knowing Your Charter Partner Market

Finding new chartered partners to sponsor packs, troops, and crews to serve youth in units chartered by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is vital to supporting families who still want their children in Scouting. Knowing where to look and what to look for in potential chartered partners means you will really need to get to know your community in new ways that include other religious, community and educational organizations.

Become a Scouting Ambassador—Change the World

Are you looking for ways to give back to your community? You should consider volunteering for the Boy Scouts of America as a Scouting...

Report to the Nation: Exceptional Youth Represent the Value of Scouting

Every year, the Boy Scouts of America reflects on the best and the brightest. This comes in the form of a report from 12...
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Scouting provides age-appropriate ministries

Scouting offers your church distinct age-appropriate ministries for entire families.

Protect Yourself: NEW Cub Scout Adventure

Have you heard about the new Protect Yourself Rules Preview Adventure? The Boy Scouts of America partnered...

Why are we asking Scouters to ride a backward bicycle?

We recently had a colleague show us a video about an engineer, Destin Sandlin, trying to learn how to ride a bicycle...

Scout Ambassador Toolchest: Why Should Churches Charter Units with BSA? (Part...

Scouting has always had "duty to God" as a major tenant of its philosophy, and to encourage Scouts to grow stronger in their own faith, religious groups have developed religious emblems approved by the Boy Scouts of America for use in pack, troop, and crew programs.

Black Bean Lamb Chili with Cocoa Mole; S’mores on the Side...

This award-winning recipe, uses cocoa for the taste of mole and paired with lamb is a winner on any campout or at pack meeting, especially with s'mores on the side.

GORP Has Its Day!

Gorp can be a mix of granola, mixed nuts, hard candy, and chocolate candies. It was designed to do one thing: stave off hunger on the trail.