The Nation’s 10 Best Thru-Hikes: Getting Started

For the next 10 weeks, we will be sharing our favorite thru-hikes from across the country. If you, your troop, or your family has contemplated the adventure of a long-distance thru-hike, consider...
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Earth Day 2019: Help Save the Planet with these Three Eagle Scout Project Ideas

As the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day approaches in 2020, the time is long overdue for a renewed global outpouring of energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to create a new environmental paradigm. You can...
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Bike Jamboree: Scouts from Poland Cycle Across the World and You can Join Them

Frozen days spent trekking across plains of ice. Winding roads through foreign countries. The open sky, always above you. And the dynamic landscape, changing around you everyday as you travel across new countries and...
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Celebrate the History of Women in Scouting for International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate our Scout moms, our leaders, our den mothers, our trainers, and the many other women who have had an influence for good in Scouting across the world. On this International Women's Day,...
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Fulfill Your Duty to God at “Adventure for Youth” – An Outdoor Program for...

This summer, experience a faith-building getaway at Adventure for Youth (AFY), a program for teens, deep in the heart of Moab, Utah. Participate in breathtaking recreational activities and build your faith in God all in one...
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The BSA Announces Temporary Eagle Scout Extension for New Scouts BSA Members

About a week ago, the Boy Scouts of America announced that they will offer a one-time, limited exception to its age requirements for the Eagle Scout award, giving new Scouts BSA members, male and female, a...

Scout Sunday, Scout Sabbath, Scout Jumah: How Will You Celebrate?

For some Scouting is a wonderful hobby, for others, it is their way of life. Combine a passion for Scouting with a passion for duty to God, and you have Scout Sunday. The tradition of...
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Mars Reaches Closest Point to Earth: See the Red Planet Up-Close and Earn the...

At 3:50 am the morning of July 31, Mars reached its closest point to Earth in its orbit. The planet hasn't been this close to Earth since August 2003! And when this last approach...

The BSA Launches Historic ‘Scout Me In’ Campaign and Unveils the Name of the...

‘Scouts BSA’ Also Unveiled as the Name of the Program for Older Boys and Girls to Ensure All Youth Are Welcome and Can See Themselves in Scouting Irving, Texas – May 2, 2018 – The...

Scouts Benefit from Unplugging

I feel like a fossil. I was going to start this article by saying “in a galaxy, long, long ago” for that is sometimes how I feel. I remember children playing and running and...