Where will your heart be this #GivingTuesday?

This December 3rd is #GivingTuesday, the day after Cyber Monday and Black Friday weekend. With BSA's long standing record of helping shape character and citizenship in America's youth, we are a natural choice...

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 that had been modified so the handlebars turned the front...

So Fall Recruitment Failed—How to Use Halloween for Cub Scout Recruiting

What happens in October? – HALLOWEEN, of course. So, how can a pack have fun using “Halloween” as a recruiting method? Think about it for a minute and anyone can come up with several ideas that are simple, fun and can involve the boys in the pack.

Introducing the Scout Ambassador Tool Chest

Scouting Ambassadors in the Utah National Parks Council hold a unique position not found anywhere else in Scouting. The job is something of a blend between being a Scout advocate, helping the council marketing & membership team, and working as a new unit commissioner
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Fall Round-up for Cub Packs

When I moved to South Dakota and got involved with the Cub Scout membership efforts, I learned two great methods I would like to share: Peer to peer recruiting School recruiting Peer to peer recruiting...

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 Ambassador. There have been a lot of changes to the BSA...

Fantastic Merit Badges and Where to Find Them

In honor of Harry Potter's (and Neville Longbottom's) birthday on July 31st, we wanted to bring back this magical article and look back at what merit badges you could earn if you attended Hogwarts. So,...

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...

Celebrating the Moon Landing 50 Year Anniversary

On this day 50 years ago, three astronauts began their journey to the moon. Today, July 16, 20219, marks 50 years since astronauts Neil...

5 Movie Characters that were Definitely Scouts

Andy from Toy Story Bryan Wendell from Scouting Magazine gives all the evidence in his article about how beloved movie character, Andy from Toy Story, was definitely a Boy...