A group of Scouts met with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to discuss ways to get young people away from screens and out into nature.
Kids to Parks Day 2016 is May 21. The day offers a terrific opportunity to get outside and explore parks and public lands — either with your Scouting family or your actual family.
Twenty-seven years before "The Revenant" dramatized the life of Hugh Glass, Boys' Life shared the terrifyingly true story with its readers.
The Scouts of Troop 870 of Denver wanted to prove their ability to Be Prepared for anything. So they gave the reins to the adults for a mystery trip.
An assistant Scoutmaster wonders how using disposable paper and plastic products (camp waste) aligns with the BSA's commitment to environmental stewardship.
A baseball stadium, an aquarium with sharks swimming above and the camp where Friday the 13th was filmed are among the craziest places Scouts have camped.
Ever bunked on a battleship? Pitched tents next to a pitcher's mound? Camped out somewhere outstanding? Send in photos of the coolest place you've camped.
In a nod to the BSA's increased emphasis on the outdoors, the number of campouts required for First Class in Boy Scouting will double beginning in 2016.
Scouting volunteer Larry Green, who has shared his camping tricks before, is back with a tip for keeping your camp kitchen clean when cooking with eggs.
A., a committee chairperson in Alaska, wonders whether other Boy Scout troops (or Venturing crews) have pack checks before a big trip or hike.