In the New York Times Sunday Book Review, an author and Eagle Scout calls the fourth edition of the "Handbook for Boys" a classic of literature.
Yes, a Braille version of the Boy Scout Handbook exists, but trying to find one can prove almost impossible. One of my coworkers brought a copy by last week, barely
Look at the right sleeve of any Cub Scout, Boy Scout, or Venturer, and you’ll see just how important the American Flag is to the Boy Scouts of America. So crucial, in
Let's face it: It isn't hard to knock out for a good night's sleep after a long day hiking the trails at Philmont. You're out like a light as soon as your
With millions of Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers heading to national parks, state parks, and other public land each year, there's bound to be some irreversible
Unless you’re taking a Philmont trek in summer, when you can set your watch by the afternoon thunderstorms, it’s almost impossible to predict the weather. But don’t
Let’s say you’re on the trail when you see a distant lightning strike. Or you’re at your son’s soccer game when thunder rumbles in the distance. Is it safe to
The new Boy Scout Handbook is great, but its title is somewhat misleading. It’s not just useful for boys or Scouts—anyone can find a wealth of information inside.
On an airplane, you’re reminded that your seat cushion can be used as a flotation device. But what if there’s no Boeing 737 nearby to help you stay afloat in the water?
For all of the efforts you take to keep your group safe on weekend trips, one of the greatest dangers to you and your family might be waiting when you get home: carbon