How Scouting Shaped The first “American Ninja Warrior” Champion

Isaac Caldiero was the first man to ever become an "American Ninja Warrior" Champion. The popular TV show puts competitors up against a series of obstacles that have been deemed practically impossible, that is,...

Thai Cave Rescue: A UK Scouter was Among the First to Discover the Lost...

On Tuesday, July 10th, the world watched and breathed a sigh of relief as all 12 young members of the Thai soccer team the Wild Boars and their coach were rescued from the Tham...

How Scouts can Celebrate Fourth of July by Honoring their Duty to Country

This Fourth of July, take some time to think about the phrase from the Scout Oath "I will do my best to do my duty to ... my country." The purpose of the Fourth...

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...