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...

A Scout is Trustworthy—12 Days of Scout Christmas

It has been our tradition on the Voice of Scouting to post inspiring Scout messages based on the Scout Law for twelve days leading up to Christmas Day. The first day of the 12 days of...

12 Days of a Scout Christmas – Inspiring Stories for Your Holiday Count Down

The 12 Days of a Scout Christmas has become one of our favorite traditions on the Voice of Scouting, and we hope you will visit everyday, beginning Wednesday, Dec 13, to find inspiring Christmas messages based...

Tis the Season Again: 5 More Ideas for Holiday Eagle Scout Projects

Commercials flood Youtube and Hulu. Stores push black Friday events. Kids and teens get tons of presents. It's sometimes hard to remind your kid what the holidays are all about--love, friendship, faith, and kindness.  Why not...

Christmas Gifts For Scouts

Gifts, Scouts, Christmas? Already!? Puzzled on what to get your Scout this year for Christmas? Check out some ideas for the perfect present.  Christmas Gifts for Scouts Perfect for the whole family Eric Dowdle Scout Camp Puzzle  Just...