BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls from Cub Scouts to Highest Rank of Eagle...

Irving, Texas – October 11, 2017 – Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older...

Carter Baie Earns International Award, Proves It Doesn’t End With Eagle

Carter Baie received an unusual international award this summer at the Summit in West Virginia--the Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award (DofEA). He earned this award after gaining his Eagle Scout award and while working...

How Scouts Can Be Prepared For an Active Shooter Situation

From its beginning, the Scouting movement has taught young people to do their best, to do their duty to God and country, to help others, and to prepare themselves physically, mentally, and morally to...

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

A few years ago I was asked by a Cubmaster – What happens when your fall recruitment plans fall apart? We missed the window to do a back to school night. What do we...
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Surviving Hurricane Irma the Scout Way

What's inside the Scout Handbook? Just take a look at the Table of Contents:   1- Character and Leadership.   2- Citizenship  3- Fitness  4- First Aid  5- Aquatics  6- Nature  7. Outdoor Ethics  8- Hiking  9- Camping 10- Cooking 11- Navigation 12- Tools 13- Personal Safety Awareness 14- Awards...

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...

How a Mom and Her Sons are Creating World Peace

In 1920, 8,000 Scouts from 34 different countries came together for the first World Jamboree. It had been two years since World War I ended 1918 and Lord-Baden Powell called upon the Scouts to...

Hurricane Harvey: A Message from The Chief Scout Executive

A Message from The Office of the Chief Scout Executive: Our thoughts and prayers are with the many families in and outside of Scouting that have been affected by the historic flooding in South Central...
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Olympic Hopeful Katie Hancock: How Scouting Enables Her

Nationally successful athlete, internationally awarded peacekeeper, and Scout --It's hard to believe that Texas native Katie Hancock is just seventeen years old.   At the 2017 USASA National Championship, the girl placed third in the nation in her division...

An Orthodox Jewish Venturing Crew Gave New York-Native Women the Jamboree Experience of a...

"Scouting has allowed me to do things that I wouldn't have done otherwise. It has allowed me to be free," says Hadassah Grimaldi, a member of an all Orthodox Jewish Venturing Crew. Hadassah, and her...