Trading Cards: The Jamboree Craze that Sent Scouts on a Wild...

Scouts looked high and low, near and far across the Summit. They asked Scoutmasters, staff, and friends to help them on their journey. They...

Ga-ga Ball – The Dodgeball Variant Taking Over Scouting Activities

What is this new fascination taking over at youth activities, including the recent 2017 National Jamboree? I’ve read about it, watched a ton of...
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How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

In the past, a child was safe from most of the world’s dangers if he was home at night. However, in today’s connected world,...
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New Member Coordinator Position is Useful for First-Time Scouts

Packs and Troops, everywhere this month, recruit new members. Keeping those new Scouts and their families should be a top priority after they join....

“Don’t DIS my ABILITY”

Imagine yourself as a young teenage boy at the 2017 National Jamboree. It's just after dinner, and everyone lounges around the sub-camp, resting from...

Maybe “We’re All Guilty”

In June of 1964, three civil rights workers were murdered by the KKK in Neshoba County, Mississippi, during the Civil Rights Movement. The three young...

Changing Boys Into Men: A Response to Hardy’s 10 Habits

I recently read Benjamin Hardy’s post suggesting 10 habits to change boys into men. While reading, I kept thinking, “This is why we need Scouting!” Before...

One Mom’s Perspective on Scouting

It's funny how a seemingly small event can alter the course of your life in a significant way. When our eldest son was in...

How Realizing God on a Daily Basis Can Help You Find...

I had the amazing opportunity to help interview Eagle Scout, Richard K. of Charleston, South Carolina who was attending his first Jamboree at the...

Finding Common Ground Through Duty to God

"The Scout, in his promise, undertakes to do his duty to his king and country only in the second place; his first duty is...

An All-Girls Venturing Crew Hits the Sea and Shows the World...

“We want more young men and young women to become Scoutmasters,” Baden-Powell said in 1914. Although it may seem like a benign comment, it actually...