The first new merit badge for youth in the Scouts BSA program since 2017 officially launches today. Called Citizenship in Society, it provides Scouts with opportunities to learn more about our world by encouraging them
Who’s going backpacking this summer? (Yep, I’ve got my hand raised, too!) After you’ve collected the essentials—like a great stove, sturdy boots, a lightweight tent—did you remember the most important item for a long-distance trek?
When our gear guru Stephen Regenold (founder of thegearjunkie.com) selects items for Scouting magazine’s “Great Gear” column, he uses two important criteria when making his final selections: style and function. Buff headwear—featured in our May-June