In some troops, incoming Scouts form a new-Scout patrol. In others, new Scouts are integrated immediately into a patrol with older boys. Which is best?
The merit badge counselor is one of the coolest jobs in Scouting. It also could be one of the most meaningful. Here's how to do it right.
With the right Scouting apps, your smartphone becomes a navigation device, sous chef, first-aid adviser, camera and reference library. All in your pocket.
Celebrate 25, 50 or 100 years with a troop reunion that will promote Scouting in your community and help you reconnect with Scouting alumni.
Two new Smokey Bear PSAs cover some lesser-known causes of wildfires: unattended fire pits, dragging metal chains and more.
Plan ahead. Talk to the Scout's parents. Be smart about storage and labeling. Review the eight steps for dealing with a youth member’s medication.
The BSA might be the most patriotic organization in the U.S. But we don't endorse any party. Here's the policy on participation in political rallies.
Before you sign up to attend as a participant or serve on staff at the 2017 National Jamboree, let's debunk some myths out there about jamborees.
Whether you're a veteran Cubmaster, new Cubmaster or a Cubmaster-in-training, you need these essential tips to surviving and thriving in this vital role