William Bauman, whose Eagle Scout project was a campaign against texting and driving, has an important message for Scout leaders and parents.
The 2015 Guide to Safe Scouting is now available, including updates to the Safety Afloat, COPE/Climbing and transportation sections.
Water guns are OK for Scouts to shoot at targets only. They shouldn't be aimed or fired at one another, according to BSA policies.
The bike maker Trek has recalled almost 1 million bicycles. But those Trek bikes used at the Summit Bechtel Reserve are not included in the Trek recall.
Does your unit prioritize snacking smart, drinking right and moving more at meetings? Prove it with the updated SCOUTStrong Healthy Unit Award patch.
It might sound fun, but "body-sliding" — diving onto and sliding across a wet sheet of plastic on the ground — is dangerous for teens and adults.
Bet you didn't know the Scout Law is really about the importance of getting your kids vaccinated. All jokes aside, the Vaccinated Scout Law is a fun read.
The BSA tool-use guidelines document how old Scouts should be to use certain hand tools and power tools at service projects (including Eagle projects).
Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the use of 15-passenger vans manufactured before 2005 will no longer be allowed in connection with Scouting programs or activities.
What are the required BSA immunizations? Tetanus shots are a must for anyone attending programs or activities with an annual health and medical record.