Square knots are rectangular representations of a variety of Scouting awards. Most of these awards are for adult volunteers, but some are for Scouts.
The Scouting Service Award recognizes adults who have earned one of five different awards, each celebrating a leader's dedication to a segment of Scouting.
Young men and young women who have completed National Youth Leadership Training are eligible to wear a new NYLT patch in place of their Trained strip.
Proper uniforming is a worthy pursuit, but sometimes that pursuit takes a turn with comments that aren't friendly, courteous or kind. Let's discuss.
The Cub Scout uniform is a tool for recruiting. It's a way for boys to show off their accomplishments. It provides a sense of belonging.
With these functional accessories, you and your Scouts are limited only by your imagination. What's your go-to look for neckerchief slides?
Scout neckerchiefs, long a symbol of the movement around the world, are now approved for wear by American Scouting members whether in or out of uniform.
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.
The World Crest, that purple circle worn by Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Sea Scouts and Venturers, doesn't come pre-sewn on uniforms. Here's why.
The Guide to Awards and Insignia says Boy Scout neckerchiefs are optional and that troops vote on whether to wear them. What does your troop do?