The list of 2018 Silver Buffalo Award recipients includes 32 volunteers — eight from each of the BSA’s four regions: Central, Northeast, Southern and Western.
Before Scouts leave a campsite, they comb for garbage — even picking up what previous tenants left behind. In short, Scouts always leave places better than they find them.
These men and women, best known for guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, place every flag in a period of about four hours. And an Eagle Scout is among them.
If you’re the man or woman who tracks advancement for your Scout unit, here’s an opportunity to get trained, have fun and spend a week at one of the greatest places in the Scouting universe.
Beginning Feb. 1, 2019, OA unit elections will be permitted in Scouts BSA troops, Venturing crews and Sea Scout ships. Previously, elections only were for Boy Scout troops.
The 2018 Silver Buffalo Award recipients include 10 men and women who have served Scouting in many ways — improving training, developing Scouting’s philanthropic foundation and much more.
George Oldroyd became a Scoutmaster on his 21st birthday, making him one of the youngest Scoutmasters ever. But that’s not even the most interesting thing about this incredible man.
In recognition of their service to Venturing at the national level, four youth and four adults have been selected to receive the 2018 National Venturing Leadership Award.
Keep these tips in mind if your Scouting unit is planning to honor our fallen veterans this Memorial Day.
Retired Master Chief Petty Officer Britt K. Slabinski, an Eagle Scout, will receive the Medal of Honor this month for his heroic actions in Afghanistan.
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Bryan Wendell, an Eagle Scout, is senior editor of Boys’ Life, Scouting and Eagles’ Call magazines.
Michael Freeman, an Eagle Scout, is associate editor of Boys’ Life, Scouting and Eagles’ Call magazines.
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