Bryan on Scouting

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How often should your troop have Eagle Scout courts of honor?

How often should your troop have Eagle Scout courts of honor?

Troop 98 of Whitpain Township, Pa., has a strong membership of more than 80 Scouts with several achieving the Eagle Scout rank every year. Scoutmaster Bob Trejo says it’s been a little bit of a conundrum concerning how often the troop should have Eagle Scout courts of...

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Did you remember to do your daily Good Turn today?

Did you remember to do your daily Good Turn today?

It’s not the arrival of red cups at Starbucks or endless Black Friday emails that does it. For me, proof that the holidays are near comes from the spirit of service that seems to bubble up around this time each year. Acts of service become overt and mainstream during...

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Boys’ Life Wants to Tell YOUR Story

Boys’ Life Wants to Tell YOUR Story

Do your Scouts want to land on the same pages as some of the most famous Scouts of all time? Here’s their chance! Whether you’re carving out the adventure of a lifetime in a snow-filled wonderland or staying warm by spending time with seniors in a retirement home,...

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2020-2021 preview: Florida National High Adventure Sea Base

2020-2021 preview: Florida National High Adventure Sea Base

Step aboard for high adventure at the Sea Base. With treks in the Florida Keys, Bahamas and U.S. Virgin Islands, the Florida National High Adventure Sea Base offers once-in-a-lifetime adventures customized to the interests of your Scouts and Venturers. Start planning...

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2020-2021 preview: Philmont Scout Ranch

2020-2021 preview: Philmont Scout Ranch

After the 2018 Ute Park fire, Philmont Scout Ranch is back in a big way. More than 24,000 campers visited there last summer — Philmont’s largest summer ever. The base is best known for seven- and 12-day treks that challenge participants mentally and physically. Treks...

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BSA membership fee to change beginning Jan. 1, 2020

BSA membership fee to change beginning Jan. 1, 2020

Starting next year, the Boy Scouts of America membership fee will be $60 a year for all registered youth in Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scouts. The annual fee for adult members and youth in the Exploring program will be $36. While costs to the...

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The ingenious way this Cub Scout pack welcomes new members

The ingenious way this Cub Scout pack welcomes new members

For a new Cub Scout family, nothing says “we’re glad you’re here” quite like a handcrafted kit containing some items you’ll need during your Scouting journey. Oh, and snacks help, too. A Cub Scout pack in Michigan welcomes new members with cleverly designed bags —...

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