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...
How to Use Scoutbook

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...

Is There Still Room for God in Today’s BSA?

Scouting has a plethora of opportunities for youth to learn and grow into strong adults. Youth can learn about different career paths, experience the outdoors, learn good financial practices and much more. Another character...

2017 Most Read, Most Controversial and Most Beloved Scouting Articles

Each year brings new triumphs, challenges, and changes. This past year here at the Voice of Scouting, we were impressed and inspired by Scouts who achieved so much and helped others in unique and...

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,...

Happy Holidays from the Boy Scouts of America

The holidays are a special time to look back on the Scouting memories of the past year. Thank you to all of the leaders, volunteers, Scouters, and families who have helped make our mission of serving...