Update on the Ute Park Fire at Philmont Scout Ranch

The Ute Park Fire that has been burning since June, 1st reached Northern New Mexico's Philmont Scout Ranch, which has drawn generations of Boy Scouts who arduously train for its rugged trails and peaks.  The...

I am an Eagle Scout

I am an Eagle Scout.  When you say the words out loud, they just have a magical ring to how they sound as they roll around your mouth and project into the world…Eagle Scout....
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Thanks to Troop 56, Nene Goose On the Rise in Haleakala National Park

Once at a critically endangered level, the majestic Hawaiian nene goose is on the up and up again. This state bird of Hawaii is about 25 inches in length and has partially webbed feet,...
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The Story of the Lost Girl Rangers

In October 2017, an announcement from the BSA stated that it would begin accepting girls as Cub and Eagle Scouts for the first time in its 107-year history. The media trumpeted that the gender barrier was...
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Eagle Scout Provides ‘Well of Life’ for Uganda Village

Patrick Villasenor of Troop 818 in Orange County, California has loved Scouting ever since he joined as a Tiger Cub. Besides attending summer camps, another one of his favorite parts about Scouting is “being...

How Scouting Saved His Life, Before and After the Accident

By Lisa A. Johnson (Story edited and shared from New Era magazine) Jeremy Miller gives back to a world that has given much to him. His influence has even reached overseas. Jeremy Miller is a lively, 18-year-old...

Hero Scout Saves His Fifth Grade Teacher’s Life

Christopher Read had no idea that he would become a hero after attending a merit badge camp in Texas. It was there he learned the requirements for the First Aid Merit Badge — the...

Girls in Cub Scouts: One Girls Story of Participating in Pinewood Derby

   Girls not allowed in Scouting until now? Well, some girls have been unofficially participating for years. Girls in Cub Scouts Hanna Sauer, now a college freshman, competed in her local Pinewood Derby about ten years ago...

A Scout is Reverent -12 Days of Scout Christmas

It has been our tradition on the Voice of Scouting to post inspiring Scout messages based on the Scout Law for twelve days leading up to Christmas Day. The last day of the 12...

A Scout is Clean — 12 Days of Scout Christmas

It has been our tradition on the Voice of Scouting to post inspiring Scout messages based on the Scout Law for twelve days leading up to Christmas Day. The 11th day of the 12 days...