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This is Scouting

One of the coolest parts of Scouting is that every volunteer across the country shares similar values and experiences. It doesn’t matter if you talk to a Scouter from Montana or Maine—the way volunteers talk

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What a Weekend: Planning to succeed

“What a Weekend!” That three-word exclamation, usually uttered with a sigh on a Sunday evening, seems to be as much a part of the Scouting program as the Dutch oven. If you’ve found yourself saying

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Scouting in the News

Scouting in the News: April 3, 2009

With great Scouting stories from across the country, just waiting to be told, newspapers and other media outlets are catching on. Here are some recent highlights: So much for resting on his laurels. Instead of

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What a Weekend: Call for entries

The weekend’s almost here. That means that you can start daydreaming about another great trip with your Scouting unit. If you close your eyes, your office transforms… That’s not microwave popcorn you hear down the

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Scouter Spotlight: Meet Rick Bragga

It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been a Scouting volunteer for five months or 50 years—your role in the lives of youth has equal importance. Still, you’ve got to be inspired by volunteers who have given

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Knot of the Week: Tiger Cub Den Leader Award

The diamond-shaped Tiger Cub award is usually the first patch a young Cub Scout receives. These first-graders search, discover, and share—hey, that’s the Tiger Cub motto—as they complete 15 fun-filled requirements for the orange and

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Take a trip into Scouting history

We love to hear a great story around a crackling campfire. But we love it even more when it comes straight from the source—especially the story of the Boy Scouts of America. What you’ve read

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Scouting in the News

Scouting in the News: March 27, 2009

There are great Scouting stories to be told across the country every day, and newspapers and other media outlets are catching on. Here are some recent highlights: Stories of heroism are nothing new for the

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Stay connected with the BSA

Just a few years ago, the announcements portion at a Scout meeting went something like this: “Check the bulletin board for details about the weekend camp-out, and make sure to write down April 10-12 in