Protect Yourself: NEW Cub Scout Adventure

Have you heard about the new Protect Yourself Rules Preview Adventure? The Boy Scouts of America partnered with Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center Foundation and created the "Protect...

How to Plan the Coolest Cub Scout Campfire Program

Cub Scouts have many requirements that require them to show off their talents during a campfire program. Planning the coolest campfire program that includes everyone will help advance the young boys from rank to...

National Commissioner Charles Dahlquist on Transgender Policy Change

Last night, the Boy Scouts of America announced a policy change that will allow transgender youth to participate in single-gender Scout programs. You can read about the policy change here. This morning, BSA National...
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Check out an easier way to whip a rope that holds much better!

Preventing the ends of rope from fraying is a process referred to as “whipping.” Learning how to whip the ends of a rope is one of the early requirements on the Scouts BSA advancement trail. Larry Green will show you the easiest way ever to get it done
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Tour and Activity Plan for Dummies

http://voiceofscouting.org/tour-activity-plan-terminated For years when I was in IT, I turned to  the "Dummies" series for help time and again. So it just seemed natural to me to do the same for Scouters who are beginners....

Safety Share: PAUSE for Safety

Count the crutches on this sled, then PAUSE for Safety The best way to stay safe in the outdoors in any season is to avoid getting into trouble in the first place. That requires planning,...

Reach your Highest Popcorn Sales Yet With These 6 Kernels of Knowledge

It’s nearly Fall, and that means it’s time for Scouts to sell popcorn to help fund all the fun activities planned for the coming year. Many non-Scouts out there love popcorn and often want...
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Our Favorite Moments from The 2019 World Scout Jamboree

With thousands of Scouts from across the world, World Scout Committee chairperson Craig Turpie declared the World Scout Jamboree officially underway Tuesday night at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve. We're...

Why the Latino Culture and Boy Scouts Match Perfectly

I was very blessed to be raised by a Latino mother. (That comes as a shock to many because none of us eight kids look Latino. My father is Caucasian, so that may be...

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...