As a Scout, I had no idea they paid people to work for the Boy Scouts of America. I just thought the district executives I saw at Scouting events were just really active
Wondering whether that parent on the other side of the meeting room would make a good Cub Scout, Boy Scout or Venturing leader? Try the Oreo Test. Don Lauer of Troop and Pack
You’ve heard of a fire triangle, right? It’s the geometric illustration of the three elements a fire needs to ignite: heat, fuel and oxygen. Remove one, and the
For many Scout leaders, it’s not the Scouts that’ll turn hair gray — it’s their parents. The team behind ScoutCast recently asked 56 experienced
That nice, uniformed, young man who visited your troop last week, was he your unit commissioner, district commissioner, district executive or someone else entirely? For new
As a Dallas Cowboys fan, it hurts me a little to type this, but here goes: Joe Theismann is the man. I mean, how many Super Bowl-winning former quarterbacks can recite the
The two-volume Troop Leader Guidebook will replace the Scoutmaster Handbook and offering helpful checklists, quick tips and fresh ideas.
If you're smart and plan ahead, you can avoid the unnecessary summer hibernation that causes your Cub Scout pack to lose momentum.
If you know a kid who dunks like Blake Griffin, runs like Adrian Peterson or hits like Miguel Cabrera, you’ll have a hard time recruiting him to join Scouts. Because,
Who would’ve thought bug spray could repel people, too? That’s what’s happening with DEET, that much-maligned ingredient found in insect repellents with