Jamboree’s BACK: Five Articles from National Jamboree to Reminisce On

Thousands upon thousands of Scouts from all over the world are currently gathered at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree. So, in honor of Jamboree...

Boy Scouts and Patriotism: Fun Facts to Celebrate the 4th of July

The Boy Scouts has a long history of showing support for their country. At the foundation of the Scouting program, President Woodrow Wilson described the purpose of the program. It was to teach boys...

Observing Memorial Day By Reflecting On Our Duty To God

Charlie Extrum, 15 (left), and Caleb Ward, 17 (right), work together to plant flags near headstones at the Veterans Cemetery in Grand Island. (Independent/Scott Kingsley) Memorial day originated after the American Civil War in 1868...

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...
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Earth Day 2019: Help Save the Planet with these Three Eagle Scout Project Ideas

As the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day approaches in 2020, the time is long overdue for a renewed global outpouring of energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to create a new environmental paradigm. You can...

Happy Birthday to Scouting: Celebrating 109 Years Today

Today marks the Boy Scouts of America’s 109th birthday. Let's take a look at where it all began and how far we've come.  Our Long, Rich History With over 100 years of history, the Boy Scouts...

5 Coolest Scout Camps Across the Country

We came, we camped, and we loved it! Camping is such a great experience that allows everyone to enjoy the great outdoors and have some fun. We always find that Scout Camps have the best...

Outdoor Gear Review: Headlamps and Light Sources

It can be hard finding the right gear for your Scouts' upcoming outdoor adventure. There are so many options available, but how do you know which one is best? It can be helpful to...

The Perfect Christmas Gifts for Scouts

It's that time of year again - everyone is giving and receiving gifts in celebration of their favorite holidays. There are so many fun, cool gifts to give to the Scouters in your life...

Leave No Trace While Cold Weather Camping

When it comes to leaving no trace, winter conditions bring challenges. In my home council, at our Camp Maple Dell, for example, we've held weekly Klondike Derbies every winter for years. At these district-sponsored events, campers arrived...