Join Other Scouters Who Make Youth Protection Matter

The BSA's brand new version of Youth Protection Training rolled out March 1, 2018. This new program, known as YPT-2, is mandatory for all registered BSA volunteers and employees. Because of the changes to...

South Korea, Home to Korea Scouting Association & 2018 Winter Olympics

South Korea is a part of East Asia located 6,671 miles away from the United States of America. It's known for being a technologically advanced country and it's the home to over 51 million...

5 Scout Traits that Make for Great Winter 2018 Olympians

Watching the strongest, most competitive athletes from around the world compete in such a rich variety of intense sports creates a tantalizing feeling of exhilaration across each nation. Each athlete demonstrates incredible athleticism and we...

Happy Birthday to Scouting

Today, February 8th, 2018, is the Boy Scouts of America's 108th birthday.  Happy Birthday, BSA!  It all started in a fog, probably. Some people say the element of fog was added as a dramatic element. Nonetheless,...

2017 Most Read, Most Controversial and Most Beloved Scouting Articles

Each year brings new triumphs, challenges, and changes. This past year here at the Voice of Scouting, we were impressed and inspired by Scouts who achieved so much and helped others in unique and...

Happy Holidays from the Boy Scouts of America

The holidays are a special time to look back on the Scouting memories of the past year. Thank you to all of the leaders, volunteers, Scouters, and families who have helped make our mission of serving...

Eric Dowdle Turns A Scout Camp into New Puzzle

"God, family, country" — those are the three words often paired with folk artist Eric Dowdle. "His whimsical, patriotic art stirs nostalgic and cheerful emotions for what makes our vast world intimate and extraordinary. Rich...

Give to Scouting On #GivingTuesday 2017

The BSA has a long history of shaping youth into leaders of the future – people of outstanding character who understand the importance of service. On #GivingTuesday, November 28, 2017, we’re continuing that history by helping Scouts...

More Armchair Quarterbacking for the Boy Scouts

It’s football season and “experts” abound. “Coaching” in the stands would be comical if it weren’t so annoying. Often the loudest critics know so little about the game. Many neither wore a jersey or...

Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh Interviews with CNN About Girls in Scouting

"Consider for a moment the benefits of camaraderie, confidence, resilience, trustworthiness, courage and kindness. If we hope to see these attributes in our children and in the future generation of leaders, it is important...