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5 Things To Do Before Next Month’s National Jamboree

This just in from ScoutingWire: It’s hard to believe, but the 2017 National Jamboree is less than a month out. If you’re heading to Scouting’s main event in the hills of West Virginia, (or even if...

Great Food Suggestions for a Long-term Trek

I think food is the most difficult part of a long term trek. Many places now require that anything edible must be put in bear canisters. You need to really check out your trail...

The 5 Most Important Summer Backpacking Common-Sense Rules

Backpacking trips are often the best place to practice Scouting skills that have been learned throughout the year. Hiking, camping, outdoor cooking, and orienteering are all exciting skills that Scouts can put to the test....

Creating Potable Water for Long-Term Trekking

While you have been planning your trek, I am sure you have already identified water sources. It is now up to you to change the water you find for clean drinking. At this point,...

Author Nixes Compensation Hoping Free Novel Draws Youth Outdoors

Cliff Jacobson felt concerned for years about a high percentage of grey-haired individuals. He didn't mind that they actively read his outdoor how-to books and adventured outside. He minded that the youngsters didn't. Instead, kids spend...

Techniques for High Adventure Backpacking with Boy Scouts

Backpacking is an integral part of Scouting. In fact, some of your boys may have already earned the Backpacking merit badge, but through this “Backpacking Program Feature”, you can expand on those skills you...
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Get Ready for Adventure 2018

National Jamboree 2017 is just months away and though most councils can fit one or two more Scouts in their contingents, it is already time to get ready for a whole new adventure at...

Surviving My Bear Encounter in Canada

I froze, and came to a halt, as the bear looked up at me and grunted. As I stood there, it took a couple steps toward me, probably coming for its cub in the...
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Living My Dream Day at Jamboree

All my young life I envied my older brother's privilege to attend Jamboree. I would have done anything to go, but timing was never right. I worked at camps instead and attended a National...

Preparing for a Long-Term Trek

A long term trek might be up to 50 miles, and many reach altitudes of over 10,000 feet. These “high adventure trails” are not for just anyone. They require training for both leaders and...

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Scouting Reminds Me of My Dad

When I think of Scouting, I think of my Dad. I remember sitting around the campfire at night with the other boys, listening to...