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.
The World Crest, that purple circle worn by Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Sea Scouts and Venturers, doesn't come pre-sewn on uniforms. Here's why.
What are the required BSA immunizations? Tetanus shots are a must for anyone attending programs or activities with an annual health and medical record.
BSA alternative requirements benefit Scouts or Venturers with documented disabilities. So they can be a Cub Scout past age 11 and a Boy Scout past 18.
Digitizing medical records is a no-no, BSA says. Records are not to be digitized, scanned, sent by email or stored electronically by unit leaders.
The three-volume Program Features for Troops, Teams and Crews is your youth leaders' go-to resource for planning a fun and engaging program.