How Scouting Became This Family’s “Second Family”

How Scouting Became This Family’s “Second Family”

Read how Alma Castaneda, Scouter and mom from the Yucca Council, went from Scouting skeptic to Committee Chair for her son’s pack, thanks to inclusivity and family fun in this ‘Families Like Mine’ story.  Scouting Wire: What Scouting programs are you connected to?...

Chicago Sun-Times Op-Ed Focuses on Girls in Scouting

Over the Independence Day holiday, Chicago Sun-Times Columnist Neil Steinberg did the same thing as thousands (maybe millions) of other Americans in cities and towns all across the nation – he went to a Fourth of July parade. What he saw at that parade was also...

The Meaning of Duty to Country

“On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country …” Patriotism is in our movement’s DNA. Duty to country is in the first line of our oath and prominent in our programs. This is a wonderful time of year to express that value—as Scouts do year-round....

The Annual Report for 2018 Is Now Available

The new Annual Report for the Boy Scouts of America, 2018, A Year in Scouting, is now available to review and share. The report highlights and celebrates the impact that Scouting volunteers, donors, and youth have in communities all over the United States and beyond....