With the Fourth of July approaching, it's important to remember that setting off fireworks is an unauthorized activity in the Boy Scouts of America, except when the display is conducted by licensed experts.
Arms flail, splashes fly and a voice screams out: “Help me!” That’s what drowning looks like, right? Wrong. Turns out movie drowning and actual drowning
In honor of Lightning Safety Awareness Week — June 22-28, 2014 — here are some ways to keep Scouts safe from deadly lightning strikes all year long.
This week is National CPR and AED Awareness Week, which got me wondering about other CPR and/or AED saves within Scouting.
A Cub Scout lesson on the potential danger of strangers may have saved two boys from abduction.
Participants in paintball shoot at each other, but they do so using nonlethal capsules of colored dye. Is this allowed in Boy Scouts?
Glove compartment, daypack, purse or troop trailer: It’s easy to find a place to store the new, more-compact Guide to Safe Scouting. The Guide, which
By replacing bug juice and soda with water, your pack, troop, team, crew, ship or post can be a part of the effort to Drink Right, Move More, Snack Smart.
The Boy Scouts of America's permission slip, officially called the Activity Consent Form and Approval by Parents or Legal Guardian, is a bilingual document.
Get one of these for everyone in your unit by completing three easy steps. Update: April 21, 2015 — There is an updated version of this award. Click here to learn more.