Tent, hammock, cabin, retired battleship — all offer great experiences for Scouts, but only some count as camping nights for the Camping merit badge.
Should your unit bank account have a large balance you carry over from year to year? That question about unit accounts is answered in this Ask the Expert.
When inducted into the OA (Scouting's honor society) you get a sense of brotherhood that stays with you for life. But can you be a life member of the OA?
Water guns are OK for Scouts to shoot at targets only. They shouldn't be aimed or fired at one another, according to BSA policies.
The BSA discourages the use of unit-owned credit cards and debit cards. Event registration should be paid by a volunteer and properly reimbursed.
Forcing a Scout into singing for a lost item is bullying, and bullying is prohibited in Scouting. Read this important Youth Protection reminder.
The Boy Scouts of America's "no one-on-one contact" rule applies to electronic communications like texting, email, Facebook and Twitter. Here's how.
How will Cub Scouts earn Nova Awards once the Academics and Sports belt loops go away? Here's the answer from Richard Stone of the STEM/Nova Committee.
Mark Francis, director of LDS-BSA relationships, shares how LDS Scouting works and the ways in which the church and the BSA support each other.
A Scouter asked: What is the minimum training required for adult leadership on a Boy Scout overnight campout? There's a better question to ask, I think.