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Enter daily to win Hydrapak, Road ID gear

Spring is here—so get outside!

To help make sure you’re ready for the adventures on your Scouting schedule, we’ve put together the Gear Up and Get Out Giveaway, featuring the Avila Hydrapak water reservoir ($60) and Road ID’s Wrist ID Elite personal identification armband ($30).

Three randomly selected winners will take home a prize package including both of the items above. With these new additions to your gear supply, you’ll be ready for mountain biking, hiking, trail running, and more.

And new this month, we’re asking entrants to tell us: Where are you exploring this spring?

Submit your entry along with your favorite getaway location and you could be randomly selected as one of three winners after the contest ends May 31.

Good luck!

We received more than 7,000 entries in the Be Prepared GiveawayThe below names were randomly selected as our six winners:

  • Adrienne Rubin, a committee member in Priceton, N.J.
  • Rick McKinstry, a Cubmaster in San Antonio, Texas
  • Terrel Schimpf, a pack trainer in Monett, Mo.
  • Dan Buchman, a Scoutmaster in Spring Hill, Kan.
  • Charles Raymo, an assistant Scoutmaster in Hickory, N.C.
  • Frank Ibero, a crew adviser in La Vista, Neb.
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Enter daily to win emergency-preparedness supplies

With summertime Scouting excursions on the horizon, it’s time to make sure each Scout or Venturer has the supplies he or she needs in case of an emergency in the outdoors.

If your troop or crew is getting ready for the jamboree in July, you’ll recall that each Scout (and adult) should carry a personal first-aid kit. And, given the rugged setting, it can’t hurt to have emergency survival supplies. After all, Scouts should be prepared for anything, right?

Try your luck at winning emergency equipment in April’s Be Prepared Giveaway. Enter daily for a chance to win one of three “Ultralight/Ultratight .9″ first-aid bundles by Adventure Medical Kits ($40) or one of three SOL “Origin” multitools featuring top-rated outdoor survival gear.

The contest ends April 30, at which time six winners will be randomly selected and randomly assigned to one of the six prizes.

Learn more about the gear up for grabs, and enter today.

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Investigate the archives for a chance to win a Stanley thermos

This month, we’re rolling out a fresh gear giveaway with a new twist: Instead of simply entering for a chance to win, readers must first investigate the Scouting magazine Archives to answer an elusive question.

Hop on over to the Bottled History contest to read the secret inquiry. (And if you solve the riddle, keep it to yourself so that you’ve got an extra advantage!)

Guess right and you may be one of five randomly selected winners to receive a limited edition 100th anniversary Stanley thermos ($40).

Just like Scouting magazine, Stanley is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. To kick off the bottle maker’s centennial, Stanley released a special 100th anniversary edition of its classic, steel-body thermos that holds 1 liter of fluid—keeping it hot or cold for up to 24 hours!

Read more about entering the contest, which ends March 31.

Good luck!

The three winners of the Snow Day Giveaway will be announced soon. Please stay tuned!

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Enter daily for a chance to win winter gear

Here in Texas, we don’t experience many snow days. But that doesn’t mean we don’t dream about them. And when dreaming up a picture-perfect snow day, a couple things come to mind: exploring a hushed, snow-covered trail, building a lumpy snowman, and drinking a steaming mug of hot cocoa—with extra marshmallows.

We can’t help you with the cocoa, the picturesque trail, or the snowman-building skills, but our SNOW DAY GIVEAWAY will award three winners some tools to help make their next snow day extra special: a durable pair of snowshoes, a water- and wind-proof pair of gloves, and a top-of-the-line pair of winter boots.

You can be one of three lucky winners who will take home one of the following prizes: a pair of MSR Evo snowshoes ($100), Mountain Hardwear Spearhead Mitts ($100), or Kamik KeystoneG boots ($240).

Read more about the gear in this story highlighting the top gear to help keep you warm during snowy adventures.

Three winners will be chosen at random during the week of March 4.

Don’t forget: You can earn extra entries by sharing the contest with friends using the “Tell-a-Friend” link. Enter now for a chance to win.

Good luck!

Click through to see who won the “Take the Chill Off” giveaway.

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Enter daily to win a winter camping sleeping system

Don’t let the post-holiday blues get the best of you. We’re here to lift your mood with a new gear giveaway!

This month, we’ve put together a package of top-notch goods to help make a winter night under the stars a warm and comfortable adventure.

In the TAKE THE CHILL OFF GIVEAWAY, one lucky winter camper will take home a two-person REI Cirque ASL 2 tent ($260), a Kelty Mistral Minus-20 sleeping bag ($90), and a Therm-A-Rest Z Lite Sol sleeping pad ($35).

You can read more about the items listed above in our ultimate winter camping gear guide, featured in the January-February edition of Scouting magazine.

One winner will be chosen at random during the week of Feb. 1.

Don’t forget: You can earn extra entries by sharing the contest with friends using the “Tell-a-Friend” link. Enter now for a chance to win.

Good luck!

Drum roll, please. The winners of the December “Favorite Things” giveaway:

  • The BioLite stove: Damon Miller, an Eagle Scout and assistant Scoutmaster in Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.
  • The Sea to Summit dry bag: Ralph Johnson, an assistant Scoutmaster in Valparaiso, Ind.
  • The Yaktrax Pro: Rob Doucette, a committee member in Blythewood, S.C.
  • The Black Rock Gear hat: Andy Hyer, an assistant Scoutmaster and Silver Beaver recipient in Helper, Utah.
  • The Kuplika dish ware: Marcus Bumgarner, assistant Scoutmaster in Karns, Tenn.

Congratulations to our winners!

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Enter to win five of ‘Our Favorite Things’

During the season of giving, we’ve picked a bundle of great gear to help make the holidays even brighter for five lucky Scouters.

In this month’s gear giveaway—ending Dec. 31—you can enter to win one of A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE THINGS:

  • BioLite Stove ($130)
  • Yaktrax Pro ($30)
  • Black Rock Gear Down Hat ($65)
  • Sea To Summit “Ultra-Sil” Dry DayPack ($45)
  • Kupilka cup and silverware set ($40)

Read more about each of the items above in the holiday gear guide located in our November-December issue.

Five winners will be chosen at random during the week of Jan. 1, and we’ll randomly assign the prizes.

Don’t forget: You can earn extra entries by sharing the contest with friends using the “Tell-a-Friend” link. Enter now for a chance to win.

Good luck!

In November, the WALK THE LINE GIVEAWAY received 3,833 entries, and we selected three random winners, below:

  • John Green, an assistant Scoutmaster in North Carolina
  • William Desnoyers, an assistant Scoutmaster in New York and father of an Eagle Scout
  • Kirk Hunter, a Cubmaster in Michigan
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Enter daily for a chance to win one of four tents

Your tent serves as a home away from home. It withstands bad weather, late-night setups, curious insects … the list goes on.

But plenty of Scouters still use the same tent from their days as a young Scout. It’s time to upgrade—with help from Scouting magazine. And, as of Oct. 15, we’re adding another tent to the list of prizes, which means we’ll be selecting four (instead of three) winners.

In October, four winners will take home a brand new camping shelter in the STAKE YOUR CLAIM GIVEAWAY, featuring four of our favorite tents: the L.L.Bean Microlight FS; the Kelty Salida 2;  the Easton Hat-Trick 2P; and the Big Agnes Burn Ridge Outfitter 2.

One winner will get to stake his claim by choosing the winning prize. The second runner up will choose from the remaining three tents, and the third runner up will choose from the remaining two tents; and the fourth runner up will take home the final option. Read more about the tents in the STAKE YOUR CLAIM GIVEAWAY.

You can enter to win daily, starting today! And use the “Tell-A-Friend” entries to share the giveaway with friends and earn extra entries. Contest ends Nov. 1.

Good luck!

In September’s GOING UP! GIVEAWAY, 4,078 entries were received and we randomly selected one entry as our winner.

This entry belongs to Mark DeBonville, a committee member of Troop 188 in the Western Colorado Council. He’s won a pair of EVOLV climbing shoes, a Black Diamond Vector helmet, a Petzl starter kit, and Julbo sport glasses. Congrats, Mark!