While the most-popular Venturing crew specialities are "general interest," "high adventure" and "camping/backpacking/hiking," there's more to the list.
Two awards recognize people and councils who do Venturing right: the Venturing Leadership Award and the Council Standards of Venturing Excellence Award.
Some of these Scout meeting places caught my eye right away, including a troop that meets on a beach. Others make the ordinary extraordinary.
Know a Scout or Venturer who "shows leadership and passion for the outdoors"? Nominate him or her in the 2016 Outdoor Inspiration Awards.
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.
Please send photos of the inside of your Scout meeting place. Whether you have a permanent location for Scouting or share the space, I want to see it.
The Boy Scouts of American announced a new alliance with USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States.
In a groundbreaking 2.5-year study, Dr. Richard M. Lerner and his team at Tufts University figured out whether Scouting does, indeed, build character.
#SummerofVenturing Day, a chance for Venturers from across the country to share photos, videos and stories from their summer adventures, is Aug. 31.
This summer, Lydia Grande spent six-and-a-half weeks as a counselor at Camp T. Brady Saunders in Virginia. She shares her "Lessons from Scout Camp" with us.