The Heart of a Champion

The Heart of a Champion

Story by Evan Heller, Buckeye Council It would have been like watching a scene from a movie—if I’d had time to think about it. With 10 seconds left in a hard-fought basketball game, my team of underdogs was tied with the tournament’s top seed. Nobody expected us to...

An Important Milestone In The BSA’s Chapter 11 Case 

Dear Scouting Family,  This past year demonstrated that the Boy Scouts of America’s mission is more important than ever before, and I look to the future with hope. The entire Scouting community showed impressive perseverance, leadership, and commitment to the...

Critical COVID-19 Safety Reminder from BSA

The Scouting community has shown remarkable resilience through this pandemic: units have continued providing vital, socially distant community service, volunteers have facilitated merit badge classes online and outdoors, and thousands of young people have even...

A Look at Our History and Our Future

Scouting Family:   On February 8th, I’m going to wear my Scouting uniform, and I encourage you all to do the same as we celebrate the Boy Scouts of America’s 111th birthday.  It’s a moment to acknowledge the contributions made by millions of young people and adults to...

Celebrating the Silver Lining of a Challenging Year

As we look back on this year, it is easy to see the challenges that have become synonymous with 2020. While these challenges are significant, I believe they are outnumbered by the joy, opportunity and hope that surrounded us.  After all, this was the year when we...