Fastest Pinewood Derby Car Designs and Pinewood Derby Rules

Racing pinewood derby cars is one of the most fun activities in Cub Scouts. The Scouts get to work with their fathers and scout leaders to construct fun cars of every design and race...

Nap On Safely

Okay Scouters, most of you were up too late last night, so what can you do in 26 minutes to be more alert, make better decisions, and increase your performance? Hint: “It’s free, it’s nontoxic,...
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Dutch Oven Recipes | Making Christmas Brunch Outdoors

By now readers know that we are a bit crazy for holiday foods and Christmas is no exception. Recently we gathered the Voice of Scouting team together to make amazing dutch oven recipes for...

Tis the Season Again: 5 More Ideas for Holiday Eagle Scout Projects

Commercials flood Youtube and Hulu. Stores push black Friday events. Kids and teens get tons of presents. It's sometimes hard to remind your kid what the holidays are all about--love, friendship, faith, and kindness.  Why not...

Safety Moment: Propane Stoves

Years ago in Scouting, we had to talk a lot more about chemical fuels and equipment, but these days most Scouters I know have moved to propane. In this post, we will consider some...
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The Ultimate Outdoor Cooker for Patrols

Patrol cooking is an important part to every troop’s development of younger Scouts and patrol-style cooking shows the dependency of the patrol on the other members. Without one to gather the food, cook and...
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Thanksgiving Day Outdoors! Dutch Oven Turkey and Ham Recipe

Turkey or Ham? Ham or Turkey? Both? You can't decide which to serve on Thanksgiving Day and you need the oven inside for rolls and pies anyway. Last Friday we gathered our team at Voice...
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Barebones Pie for Thanksgiving

For me, dessert is pie, period! In fact, I have favorite pies places all over the state of Utah, one of which is the Sun Glow Cafe in Bicknell, home of the pinto bean and...

Scouts Can Help Their Communities Greenlight a Vet for Veterans Day

November 11th is Veterans Day in the United States. It is a time to honor all of our living vets. I didn’t realize how difficult it is to recognize vets when they are out...
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Dutch Oven Dump Cake Cobbler, Mastered!

Taken with permission from Mark's Black Pot on Saturday, January 21, 2012. From our example in the video above you can see just what Mark means. Let me make a confession:  I’ve never really liked to...