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STEM Scout Named America’s Top Young Scientist

Photo: Andy King, Discovery Education Last week, STEM Scout Gitanjali “Anjali” Rao was named the winner of the 2017 Discovery Education and 3M Young Scientist Challenge, making the world a better place in the process. Anjali’s award-winning project, the Tethys,...

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OA Hackathon Brings Opportunities for Innovation

Photo: Bryan on Scouting This Fall, tech-savvy Arrowmen from across the country will gather at the Intel offices in Folsom, Calif., for the OA Hackathon, bringing new innovations to the Order of the Arrow. From October 6 to 8, 2017, participants will be offered...

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Bass Pro Shops Hosts Boy Scouts of America Month in September

Bass Pro Shops is hosting Boy Scouts of America Month at all U.S. locations this September. Throughout the month, Bass Pro Shops will promote Boy Scouts of America, offer merit badge classes, and provide opportunities to raise funds for Scouting projects. This is the...

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These Brave Scouts Stopped a Wildfire

A wildfire might not be a normal part of a hiking experience, but every year, thousands of Scouts go hiking, and, while they don’t always know what they’ll encounter on those hikes, a good Scout knows it’s important to be prepared. Scouts talk about stopping a...

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Teen Earns Eagle Scout by Helping Puppies

Roberto D. has always been a fan of animals. In particular, he loves puppies. He and his family are big supporters of their SPCA, so when it came time for Roberto to complete his Eagle Scout project, helping out the puppies at the SPCA was a natural fit. He...

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Scouts’ Experiment Launches into Outer Space

(Photo credit: Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune) Monday, a team of Scouts watched in amazement as the project they had diligently designed and built over the last two years blasted into outer space. The launch is part of a unique partnership between the Boy Scouts...

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Eagle Scout Saves Four Lives While Surfing

When Eagle Scout Caden E. hit the beach with his family to go surfing, little did he know that another family at the beach that day would need his help to save their lives. It all started like a normal day with a few small waves and plenty of fun in the sun for Caden...

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Boy Scouts of America and Polaris Invite 2017 National Jamboree Attendees to Be the First to Experience Off-Road Vehicle Program and Safety Training at the New Polaris OHV Center for Excellence

Polaris OHV Center for Excellence will welcome 40,000 Scouts, volunteers, and staff to learn how to ride ATVs the right way, the safe way, while respecting the environment Irving, Texas (July 27, 2017) – The Boy Scouts of America and Polaris Industries, the leading...

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BSA Perspective on Presidential Visits to the National Jamboree

The Boy Scouts of America is wholly non-partisan and does not promote any one political position, candidate or philosophy. The invitation for the sitting U.S. President to visit the National Jamboree is a long-standing tradition dating back to President Franklin...

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How the 2017 National Jamboree Will Spotlight Local Agriculture

Those attending the 2017 National Jamboree are in for a delicious treat! As part of a new partnership with the Boy Scouts of America, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture will bring locally sourced food to campers at the Summit Bechtel Reserve during next...

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Unique Eagle Scout Project Eases Hospital Stay for Kids

A hospital can be a pretty unpleasant place for anyone who has to be there to have an illness treated. For children, the fear and discomfort associated with a hospital stay can be even worse. These devices allow child patients to go for a ride. (photo: Chattanooga...

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