Winter Gear Review: Rechargeable Hand Warmer, Boots, and more

My first camping trip as a Scout was a memorable Klondike Derby. During this Klondike Derby, I took only one pair of pants with me and after a day in the snow they had...

How Sustainability in Scouting can take “Leave No Trace” To the Next Level

Sustainability has always been in the BSA's DNA, although it hasn't always been called that. Since the times of Baden-Powell, Scouts have strived to follow a strict code of outdoor ethics. The father of...
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How Wood Badge Taught Me that “A Scout is Reverent”

A Scout is Reverent. This is a phrase that is well-known among Scouts as a tenet of the Scout Law. Reverence is based on respect and one's deeply-held, constantly evolving set of beliefs and...

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...
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Why the Inclusion of Differently-Abled Youth Makes Camp Better

On July 2, 2018, a Utah Scout camp published this video, showing their camp staff assisting a Cub Scout-aged girl shoot an arrow at the archery range. Although camp staff often assist young campers...

How Scouting helps with Anxiety Disorders

We all experience some anxiety when faced with new and challenging events in our lives, and that is not bad. The hormones released in mild anxiety sharpen our senses and make us more able...
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Learn about the Countries Competing in the FIFA World Cup and How they Participate...

The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition attended by the senior men's national teams who are members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Just...

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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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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Are our boys becoming part of the “Lost Boys Generation?”

Recently, many sources have discussed the issue of the "Lost Boys Generation." The phrase "lost boys" can mean different things based on the political leanings and background of the source, but they all agree...