For today's Ask the Expert, I field a question from an assistant Scoutmaster wondering what to do when a Scout loses his Boy Scout Handbook.
The team behind ScoutCast, the monthly podcast that fills your ears with tips to make your job as a Scouter easier, needs ideas for future episodes.
Rank privilege, the practice of older Scouts eating first or getting the best sleeping spots, isn't endorsed by the Boy Scouts of America.
The nonprofit Bill of Rights Institute has announced its third annual Boy Scout essay contest. Scouts and former Scouts write a short essay for a chance to win $1,000 for themselves and $500 for their Scout unit.
For Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, read nine signs your child is being bullied — and eight signs your child is the bully.
Gavin Burseth, a 16-year-old from Illinois, is using goats to help clear poison ivy from campgrounds. It's the final project in his quest for the Hornaday Award.
You'll realize you forgot that essential piece of gear at the worst possible time. Prevent camping frustrations with a comprehensive camping packing list.
"When it's all said and done, it's not about me or the other adult leaders in camp. It's about the Scouts, and I'm proud to be their Scoutmaster."
The patrol method isn't one way to run a troop. It's the only way. But how does it work? Find out in the September 2014 ScoutCast.
The simple answer: There is no time limit for completing a merit badge except for the Scout's 18th birthday.