Defying hot, humid summers and below-zero winters, Rudy Hummel, a 17-year-old Life Scout, finished his quest to sleep outside every night for a year.
June is Great Outdoors Month, and every American — and therefore every Scout and Scouter — plays a part in protecting nature.
Later today, 10,000 Boy Scouts will converge in New Jersey for what organizers are calling the year’s largest Scouting event (though organizers of the Scouting
Imagine Scouting in a world without local, state and national parks. It’s not a pretty sight: Tents pitched in mall parking lots, s’mores cooked over an open
The 2014 Fieldbook is a user's guide for the entire outdoors, and it's a must-own for everyone who spends time outside.
Clear a spot on your home screen for Camp Scout!, a free iPhone app brought to you by Boys’ Life magazine and the BSA’s Outdoor Adventures team.
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