Before 1965, adults could earn the Eagle Scout award. In a few especially touching cases, an adult even received his badge at the same time as his son.
Perfect uniform? Check. Scouts in the 1950s had their uniforms checked using this uniform inspection sheet. A score of 100 out of 100 was the goal.
In January 1959, the Boy Scouts of America replaced its Explorer program with the Exploring program. This was more than just a suffix change, though.
On Presidents Day, let's remember Gerald R. Ford, our 38th president and, at least so far, our only Eagle Scout president.
Sunday, Feb. 8, is the 105th birthday of the Boy Scouts of America. To celebrate, check out five other cool facts from the BSA's birth year, 1910.
The three-minute video's title — "A Brief History of Cub Scouting" — says it all. It's a nice overview for new Cub Scouters and Cub Scouting veterans alike.
In a 2011 letter to a Scouting volunteer, "Unbroken" hero Louis Zamperini says, "the first good thing that happened to me was Scouting."
You've probably seen his quote, often attributed to anonymous. But the quote's author, Forest Witcraft, was anything but.
Bernard Russell Queneau, a 102-year-old Eagle Scout who in 1928 represented the Boy Scouts on a 3,000-mile cross-country trip on the Lincoln Highway, died.
Oscar de la Renta, the renowned fashion designer who reimagined the official Scout uniform into a look that became synonymous with Scouting, has died.