How far would you go to inspire your Scouts? One assistant Scoutmaster had a specific distance in mind: 140.6 miles. That’s the distance of an Ironman triathlon — 2.4 miles swimming, 112 miles biking, and
Know a Scout seeking a little extra motivation to finish his Eagle requirements next year? I’ve got it. To celebrate the centennial of Scouting’s top honor, all recipients of the Eagle Scout Award in the year
Eagle Scouts know to “Be Prepared,” but nobody’s prepared for this. When a fire started in 18-year-old Reid Vaenuku’s house last March, everyone rushed outside to safety. Well, not everyone. One member of the family of
Long before he won three World Series titles, Pat Gillick received another hard-earned prize: Eagle Scout. Now, 60 years after joining the elite few who earn Scouting’s highest honor, Gillick enters another exclusive club: the
Have you registered for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree? If not, the time is now. Zip-lining through the 175-foot-tall canopy of West Virginia’s towering Hemlock trees. Scaling sandstone rock-climbing routes in the New River Gorge.
When tracking your Scouts’ advancement achievements, you could find yourself in a sky-high pile of disorganized chaos. So what do you do as a den leader, Scoutmaster, advancement chair, or even a parent when a
Troop 474 Scoutmaster recounts his climb time on Mount Rainier. If your troop harbors a bunch of avid hikers-turned-mountaineers, summiting Mount Rainier could represent a lifetime achievement. But how about 30 consecutive years spent leading