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The long, winding road of an 80-year-old would-be Eagle Scout

The long, winding road of an 80-year-old would-be Eagle Scout

This story is shared here from the Scouting magazine app. For more of the content you’re used to from Scouting magazine, download the Scouting magazine app today! It’s available now in the App Store and Google Play. “What is the greatest disappointment in your life?”...

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Find summer fun at local museums, nonprofits

Find summer fun at local museums, nonprofits

Scouts who visit the Cosmosphere, a science and space museum in Hutchinson, Kan., for its summer Scout camps get to program robots, build rockets and fly drones, all while working on merit badges, NOVA STEM activities or Cub Scout Adventures. Sound fun? It’s just one...

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Win a trip to one of BSA’s Family Adventure Camps

Win a trip to one of BSA’s Family Adventure Camps

Adventure is for everyone. Both Scouts and their families can now enjoy the amazing experiences Philmont Scout Ranch, Sea Base and the Summit Bechtel Reserve offer by attending the BSA Family Adventure Camps held at those three high-adventure bases. You and your...

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Scout endures battle with lymphoma on the trail to Eagle

Scout endures battle with lymphoma on the trail to Eagle

Slade Caltrider came home from a summer canoeing trip with his troop with his legs covered in mosquito bites. Over the next five months, the itching and discomfort never went away. It was definitely odd. What the 16-year-old didn’t know was that he had mediastinal...

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Scouts Then and Now, Chapter 23

Scouts Then and Now, Chapter 23

Welcome to Scouts Then and Now, a Bryan on Scouting blog series. The premise is simple. We share two photos of the same Scout or Venturer: once in his or her early Scouting years (Cub Scout, younger Scout, younger Venturer) and again in his or her later Scouting years...

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Five things young people can do after becoming Eagle Scouts

Five things young people can do after becoming Eagle Scouts

After an Eagle Scout court of honor, with all the air-fives exchanged and all the red, white and blue cupcakes reduced to crumbs, it might feel like the end of a young person’s character-building journey. But for many newly minted Eagle Scouts, their Scouting...

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Use your head and protect it while driving ATVs

Use your head and protect it while driving ATVs

Before hitting the trail, you want to Be Prepared. And if you’re driving an off-road vehicle (ORV), part of being prepared is wearing a helmet. A properly fit off-road vehicle helmet is your most critical piece of safety gear, according to Polaris Industries, the...

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Scouts deliver the BSA’s Report to the Nation virtually

Scouts deliver the BSA’s Report to the Nation virtually

When asked about his favorite memory in Scouting, Derek Porter, the national chief of the Order of the Arrow, recalled a two-week, 180-mile-plus trek at the Northern Tier high-adventure base. It was “tough, but rewarding.” “I think that sums up what we do in...

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Prepare for summer camp now with these helpful tips

Prepare for summer camp now with these helpful tips

Summer camp is a big Scouting step. It is a time for fun, growth, newfound freedom, responsibility and learning — for both Scouts and parents. The more knowledge you have on the front end, the more impactful this experience can be. Here are some tips and advice on how...

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