Safety Quiz: Just Say No to Prohibited Activities

Safety Quiz: Just Say No to Prohibited Activities

The Boy Scouts of America’s publications, policies, procedures, guidelines, rules and regulations are designed to provide a safe and consistent program for Scouts across the country. Trustworthy adult volunteer leaders would never knowingly allow their units to engage...
Get time on your side for work, life and Scouting

Get time on your side for work, life and Scouting

The 1,440 minutes in each day disappear quickly. Let’s say you spend 480 of those minutes asleep and another 480 at work. That leaves one more chunk of 480 minutes — eight hours — for meals, commuting, after-school activities, exercise, chores, errands and perhaps...
Plan now for a great crossover ceremony

Plan now for a great crossover ceremony

A technical glitch silenced the soundtrack for Pack 183’s crossover ceremony last winter. Despite the hiccup, the Scouts had a great time and the ceremony was a success, according to Laura Dombroski, committee chair for the Vernon, N.J., pack. “That’s when you know...
From the Chief: Scouting amid the holiday hustle

From the Chief: Scouting amid the holiday hustle

We are entering the “most wonderful time of the year,” starting with a feast focused on gratitude and ending with a countdown to the new calendar. In between is a time that hopefully is joyful, reflective, and full of fun, love and memories. But it’s also incredibly...