In one way, Troop 2690 is unique. It’s the first all-Muslim troop in northeast Ohio. In another way, it’s like every other Boy Scout troop in the country.
Nalgene water bottles were created as laboratory equipment. And then the son of Nalgene’s president started using them on Boy Scout camping trips.
Seeing the northern lights is on many people’s bucket lists, but you don’t have to trek to the Arctic Circle to see them. Try BSA’s Northern Tier Base.
Space Camp, like Scouting, puts young people in an environment where all five senses are engaged and STEM learning comes naturally.
For the first time in recorded National Jamboree history, Scouts, Scouters and staff recycled and reused than they sent to the landfill.
Brick by brick — and without a drop of glue — Adam’s one-twentieth-scale Lego model of the Historic Strater Hotel in Durango, Colo., took shape.
The Sea Base Alumni and Friends Association put out a call, and volunteers arrived with chainsaws, tools, trucks, water and muscle power.
An important update allows units with active Scoutbook subscriptions to sync their youth advancement with ScoutNet. But you need to activate the sync.
It’s called the New Member Coordinator, and if your unit recharters soon, you should find one or more volunteers to serve in this vital role.
Walt Disney was a Boy Scout until his family moved to Chicago and he had to drop out. He received the Silver Buffalo Award, BSA’s highest honor for adults.
Selling Christmas trees can be a great way for a troop or crew to earn some money, work on salesmanship techniques and practice elements of the Scout Law.
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Bryan Wendell, an Eagle Scout, is senior editor of Boys’ Life, Scouting and Eagles’ Call magazines.
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