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Check out an easier way to whip a rope that holds much better!

Preventing the ends of rope from fraying is a process referred to as “whipping.” Learning how to whip the ends of a rope is one of the early requirements on the Scouts BSA advancement trail. Larry Green will show you the easiest way ever to get it done

Red, White, and Grad – Purchase Your Eagle Scout Graduation Cord

Looking for ways to make your Eagle Scouts graduation ceremony even more special? High school and college grads can purchase an Eagle Scout graduation honor cord this year and show off their accomplishments with...

Participate in Jamboree on the Air from Oct. 19 to 21 and Experience Scouting’s...

It takes a lot of courage and skill to teach a rowdy bunch of teenage boys. But, that's just what Boy Scout and Amateur Radio enthusiast Cameron Gardner did last summer at Treasure Mountain...
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Mars Reaches Closest Point to Earth: See the Red Planet Up-Close and Earn the...

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 to Earth since August 2003! And when this last approach...

Is There Still Room for God in Today’s BSA?

Scouting has a plethora of opportunities for youth to learn and grow into strong adults. Youth can learn about different career paths, experience the outdoors, learn good financial practices and much more. Another character...
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Unique Eagle Project Solves Local Traffic Problem

Skyler Chapman never imagined how much of an impact his Eagle Scout project would have on his city. A 15-year-old Scout from Lehi, UT, Skyler wrote a traffic proposal to Lehi City, UT to...

What to Expect When Girls Join Cub Scouts

As you may have heard, the BSA announced that moving forward, it will allow girls to fully participate and register in Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs, should local Scouting partners choose to recruit...

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

“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 points to a topic that people in the Scouting community...

Real Life Super Heroes – Search and Rescue

A few years ago, I was with my family at the Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park located just north of Arizona. For those of you who are not familiar, the dunes are a...

Caliente Teen Selects BLM for Eagle Scout Project

Pictured from left to right are Jaylen Christensen, Chance Christensen, Jacob McCleary, Carlin Christensen, Cody Christensen and Janeal Christensen (Bureau of Land Management photograph) CALIENTE, Nev.--When it came to selecting his Eagle Scout project, Troop...