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Savor President Trump, Obama and Bush’s Comfort Foods

We think it'd be pretty great if White House cooks used Dutch ovens. Though it'd probably never happen, it's President's Day and we like imagining just how fun the meals would be cooked outdoors...

5 Scout Traits that Make for Great Winter 2018 Olympians

Watching the strongest, most competitive athletes from around the world compete in such a rich variety of intense sports creates a tantalizing feeling of exhilaration across each nation. Each athlete demonstrates incredible athleticism and we...

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...
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Make Your Valentine a Red Velvet Pear Dutch Oven Upside-Down Cake

This weekend we modified an old camp recipe substituting red velvet cake for chocolate. Imagine our pleasant surprise when the pears each absorbed the red from the cake mix making each pear its own heart; this...

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...
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How to Use Scoutbook | Keeping track of Scout Advancement

Learning how to use Scoutbook is easy and will save Scout leaders and parents time while involving the Scouts in their own advancement process. Keeping track of Scout advancement is now more simple. All you...

Girls in Cub Scouts: One Girls Story of Participating in Pinewood Derby

   Girls not allowed in Scouting until now? Well, some girls have been unofficially participating for years. Girls in Cub Scouts Hanna Sauer, now a college freshman, competed in her local Pinewood Derby about ten years ago...

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 parents and scout leaders to construct fun cars of every design and race...

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...

Thomas S. Monson: A True Lifetime Scouter

Thomas S. Monson, Lifetime Scouter   On January 2nd, 2018 Thomas S. Monson, 16th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a 48-year member of the National Executive Board of the Boy...