If Superheroes Were Merit Badge Counselors, What Would They Teach?!?

Trudging between classes on a brisk fall Saturday was hardly how I wanted to spend my adolescent weekends for an month. Doing homework, in addition to my normal school load, was not exactly my...

A Female Indie Culture Journalist Finds Her Place in the Boy Scouts

Maddy Agers is not your average Boy Scout. For one thing, she's a girl. For another, there's not much average about her. She conquered her dreams to be editor-in-chief of her own pop culture site...

Hobie Call: “Superstar” World Spartan Winner Inspires Boy Scouts

200 feet loomed between him and the finish line of the World Championships. But one taxing challenge remained—a super slippery, slick sideways rock climbing wall. If he made it across, he could win first place. If...
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Four Reasons Why Scouts Should Sell Scout Popcorn All Year Long!

When it comes to popcorn sales, online sales are nearly four times greater than door-to-door sales, making it the best way to sell to friends and family anywhere all year long. Just send emails to...

Mark Griffin: Q&A Regarding the BSA Family Program Announcement

On October 11th history was made, girls were given the opportunity to be a part of Cub Scouting and Boy Scouting. Since then, I have received a flood of questions from my local council in...

BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls from Cub Scouts to Highest Rank of Eagle...

Irving, Texas – October 11, 2017 – Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older...

September Online Roundtable: Emergency Preparedness

September is National Preparedness Month, so naturally our online Roundtable focuses on Emergency Preparedness. Don't think this theme is just about badges, though; our BSA motto: Be Prepared, is our message. Here is the index to...

Pro BMXer Mike Escamilla’s Unspoken Life Lesson to Scouts

Jamboree is the Boy Scouts' ultimate national Scouting event. They not only provide a wide variety of activities and events but also bring in special people for the Scouts to learn from. There's a little...

Boy Scouts FOR SPARTA at 2017 Jamboree

Eight months ago, Jamboree was nothing more than a brand of nail stickers to me. But then, I started working for Boy Scouts of America assisting with Jamboree preparation, gaining insights but never a...

Finding Common Ground Through Duty to God

"The Scout, in his promise, undertakes to do his duty to his king and country only in the second place; his first duty is to God. It is with this idea before us and...