Bryan on Scouting


Scouting Show and Tell: Summer adventures

Although it might still feel like summer in some places, most units are looking forward to traditional fall activities. That means it’s time for Show and Tell, where Scouters show their favorite photos and tell the story behind them. This time, we’d like to reflect on...

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It’s Scouts BSA month at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s stores

Outdoor retailers Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s are an outdoorsman’s paradise. Most retail stores feature at least 80,000 square feet (many are a lot bigger) full of equipment for camping, hunting, fishing, boating and off-roading. This month, they’ll also have merit...

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This is Your Scouts’ Chance to Help Guide the BSA 

Do you know a standout Scout who would love to guide the BSA with insights and perspective? Want to give your Scouts a chance to live out the tenets of the Scout Law? The BSA’s Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) is calling all helpful Scouts! Read on to learn more. YAP will...

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The future looks bright following the World Scout Jamboree

The 24th World Scout Jamboree, a World Organization of the Scout Movement event held this year at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, had opportunities for Scouts to try activities they’ve never experienced before, as well as meet some impressive Scouters,...

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Scouts Then and Now, Chapter 17

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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Aviation Explorers help women’s air race take flight

Forty teams took off on a 2,538-mile airplane race from Tennessee to Canada in June, but before the pilots started the 43rd Annual Air Race Classic from the McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport, they were greeted by Explorers with Aviation Post 214 of Jackson, Tenn. The...

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