High Adventure in the Swiss Alps at Kandersteg International Scout Centre

If the thought of a picturesque ski-chalet tucked away in the Swiss Alps doesn't sound like the setting for the best trip ever, then this post may not be for you. However, if experiencing...

Man Vs. Wild – Survival in the Outdoors

Although Bear Grylls often makes surviving in the wild easy and exciting, it takes a lot of preparation and knowledge to stay alive when lost in the wilderness. If you get lost while hiking,...

Capitol Reef: A Scout’s Best-Kept Secret National Park

I am finally getting around to writing about my best kept secret.  I am referring, obviously to Capitol (no, it’s not spelled Capital) Reef National Park.  It is my favorite of all the Utah...

World Jamboree 2019: Adventure Awaits

The World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) is the most significant event from the World Organization of the Scout Movement. About 50,000 Scouts from more than 160 nations attend. WSJ aims to promote peace and understanding...

Cub Scout Eric Shares His Adventures on YouTube Channel Dedicated to Scouting

Fun, educational, and all about Scouting? Cub Scout Eric's YouTube channel is a fantastically entertaining resource to help Cub Scouts advance and have fun while doing so.   Cub Scout Eric's main goal for his channel...

Scout’s Guide to Mesa Verde National Park

It is going to be the end of school again soon. I am hopeful that as Scout families you might be planning a summer camping trip. May I suggest Mesa Verde National Park? The...

National Parks and the BSA: Growing Together Through a Common Goal

This article was adapted from an essay by Timothy R. Elder about National Parks and the BSA. In 1907, Lord Baden Powell established the Scouting Movement in Great Britain. Three years later, in 1910, Scouting...

History of the Scout Klondike Derby

Do you know the song “We’re Going North, the Rush is On?” In 1897 gold was discovered in the Klondike area of northwest Canada. It lies just to the east of Alaska. Over 100,000...

Spiritual Meaning of The Northern Lights in Canada | Story of the World

What are the Northern Lights  Isn't it a dream of yours to see the northern lights? To see the amazing display of colors, vibrant green, blue, and red, dancing across the night sky would be...

Why the Summit is Perfect for the 2019 World Jamboree

During a down moment at this summer's National Jamboree, our Voice of Scouting team caught Wayne for five minutes. This is what he had to say about the upcoming World Jamboree: "Besides outdoor wilderness adventure,...