Each year, the BSA modifies Boy Scout merit badge and rank requirements. Here are the 2017 updates, as reflected in the 2017 Boy Scout Requirements Book.
This troop could be the biggest troop east of the Mississippi. What better source for successful recruitment and retention advice?
Eagle Scouts are getting older, and that's not a bad thing. Let's look at the average age of young men who became Eagle Scouts in 2016.
No state produced more Eagle Scouts in 2016 than Utah. That's thanks in large part to the strong support Scouting receives from the LDS church there.
Let's look at the Eagle Scout Class of 2016 by the numbers, including average age, a state-by-state breakdown and the number of service hours recorded.
Troop Leader Resources — available at troopleader.org — is a new, BSA-authorized website that helps Scouts and Scouters plan better meetings.
Boost retention by helping Boy Scouts get the most out of this life-changing organization with a program that keeps them coming back week after week.
Upon completion of the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops (ILST), the Scout is qualified to wear the “Trained” emblem on his uniform.
Planning to teach them Traffic Safety? School them in Scholarship? Before you serve as a merit badge counselor, ask yourself these three questions.
The BSA has released the Scout Planning Worksheet, a new tool that Scouts can use to plan patrol or troop activities.