Many American Scouts and Venturers know little about Scouting in other countries. But Pratik Vaidya recently learned to appreciate Scouting's global reach.
Billed as a "Scouting experience unlike any other," VenturingFest 2016 is a national gathering of Venturers, held at one of the coolest spots in Scouting.
Cursive handwriting is a dying art, and with National Handwriting Day on Jan. 23, I asked the expert why cursive handwriting is so important.
On Scout Sunday 2016 and Scout Sabbath 2016, we set aside time to celebrate a partnership that benefits religious institutions and Scout units alike.
More than 5 million page views — up from 4 million last year — helped make 2015 the best year ever for Bryan on Scouting. These were the 15 most-read posts.
When Scouts and Venturers descend on the Paul R. Christen National High Adventure Base at SBR, they'll be among the first in the BSA to try crossbows.
A baseball stadium, an aquarium with sharks swimming above and the camp where Friday the 13th was filmed are among the craziest places Scouts have camped.
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.