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...

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...

New Internet Advancement Upgrades Designed to Make Your Life Easier

For those who use Internet Advancement's features to track their Scouts' progress, your life just got a whole lot easier! The BSA has introduced an upgraded and streamlined...

Scouting Provides Age-Appropriate Youth Ministry for the Whole Family

Scouting offers your church distinct age-appropriate ministries for entire families.

The Nation’s 10 Best Thru-Hikes: Getting Started

For the next 10 weeks, we will be sharing our favorite thru-hikes from across the country. If you, your troop, or your family has contemplated the adventure of a long-distance thru-hike, consider...

Easter: Fulfilling a Scout’s Duty to God

This Easter Sunday, Christian Scouts around the world will gather with their friends and family to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It's a time to remember and observe His life and...

Wilderness Therapy on a Shoestring with Venturing BSA

Spending time in the wilderness is good for your brain, body, and soul. In fact, studies show that time outside can help youth and adults in their efforts to overcome anxiety, depression,...