New Cub Scout handbooks are just part of the story. Keeping up with one BSA program change after another (after another) can feel a little like drinking from a fire hose. It
Where did 2013 go? For Scouts and Scouters, it went to new merit badges, Eagle Scout journeys, the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, a nationally televised TV show about Boy
Update, Jan. 27, 2014: Sea Scouts, see how this applies to you here. It’s been more than a year since I blogged about the switch to the Scout Oath and Scout Law in all
Robert M. Gates, a Distinguished Eagle Scout and our nation’s 22nd secretary of defense, has been elected to the national executive board of the Boy Scouts of America.
For those of us who have been in Scouting for the majority of our lives, the answer seems obvious. But recently I got an email from a Cub Scout parent who shall remain
For your Scouts and Venturers on Facebook, the reminder to “think before you post” just got a lot more important. Yesterday we learned that Facebook has changed
Effective Oct. 1, 2013, the official stance on the Boy Scouts of America’s uniform policy is that shirts are to be worn tucked in.
It takes a village to recruit new Scouts, and here’s the latest example of that Scouting village uniting for the greater good of the BSA. Packs, troops, teams and crews
Note: Not a real patch. In Crew 9820, they’re taking the joke of “underwater basket weaving” to new heights. Or, technically, new depths. Last weekend, the
You’ll notice it right away, of course. You’ll see Tristan across the room at your pack or troop meeting this week and instantly spot the unit numerals on the