Patrol-based cooking is an important part of troop campouts, and many patrols use a patrol box to help keep cooking supplies and ingredients organized.
Update (Jan. 8): Read Rudy’s blog to learn more about the conditions he faces on a nightly basis during his quest to spend an entire year sleeping outside his Minnesota
It seems like just about everyone wants to go (or go back) to Philmont. And so when it comes to the hiking mecca’s 12-day and seven-day summer expeditions, demand far
Who would’ve thought bug spray could repel people, too? That’s what’s happening with DEET, that much-maligned ingredient found in insect repellents with
“OK, Spartan patrol and Unicorn patrol: You guys start setting up tents,” says Chris Schwartz, senior patrol leader of jamboree Troop D424 out of the West
Here’s one for your browser’s bookmarks bar: The newest edition of the Boy Scouts of America Guide to Advancement released today. The PDF version contains
Update June 7, 11:12 a.m.: We stand at an impressive 683 pins! Keep commenting with the location you’re visiting (be as specific as possible) and your unit number.
There’s tons to see inside the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum near Portland, Ore. But it’s what’s outside that caught my eye. The museum, located
At summer camp, what’s more important for Scouts, advancement or fun? Trick question. Scouts who attend the best summer camps and have effective Scout leaders guiding
One night in a snow shelter, and you’ll be hooked. I’m speaking from experience. In 2000, I attended Kanik, Philmont’s winter offering, with Troop 1776. The
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