These Ghoulish Adventures Are a MUST for Scouts this Halloween

Halloween is hands down one of the funnest holidays of the year. You get candy, parties, Harry Potter marathons, tricks, and the best decor around. Take advantage of the spooky excitement and make your...

Scouting provides age-appropriate ministries

Scouting offers your church distinct age-appropriate ministries for entire families.

Does Scouting Work for Your Youth Ministry’s Outreach?

In the Boy Scouts of America seventy percent of our charter partners are churches, but most churches do not have Scout groups. Yet, nearly all are working to get their message and services known and they are working to halt the general decline in church attendance among their congregations, especially among Millennials, many of whom now have Scout-age children. Scouting can help.

Why Should a Church Charter Units with BSA?

There are many reasons a Church would want to charter a Scouting unit, but no matter the reason their packs, troops and crews are church-owned and church-administered

Deseret Peak—the Perfect Fall Hike

Deseret Peak Hike in Utah's Stansbury Mountains is a great weekend hike that can be used to practice for longer treks later in the year or as a Fall hike it is hard to beat

Jamboree’s BACK: Five Articles from National Jamboree to Reminisce On

Thousands upon thousands of Scouts from all over the world are currently gathered at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree. So, in honor of Jamboree...
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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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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...
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The Top Three Benefits of Being a Chartered Partner with the Boy Scouts of...

The Boy Scouts of America makes Scouting available to our nation’s youth by chartering community organizations to organize and operate Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, Venturing crews and Sea Scout ships for children...

Leave No Trace While Cold Weather Camping

When it comes to leaving no trace, winter conditions bring challenges. In my home council, at our Camp Maple Dell, for example, we've held weekly Klondike Derbies every winter for years. At these district-sponsored events, campers arrived...