Boy Scout Leader Specific Resources

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Free  Downloadable books we once paid “big bucks” for at the Scout Shop

Adult Leaders

Advancement & Awards

Guide for Merit Badge Counselors

National Eagle Scout Association

Order of the Arrow

Passport to High Adventure

Teaching Leave No Trace

Year-Round Guide to Scout Recruiting


I signed up to receive the online Scoutmaster Newsletter from Clarke Green.  He  did a live session at the MTSU MBU 2010 via skype on ‘Using the Patrol Method’ – awesome!  I thought it was great!  Theresa Stevenson, Unit Commissioner

Click on the logo above to go to the site.

Eagle’s Nest

Resources for Leaders & Scouts on the Eagle Trail

Merit Badges and Counseling

Merit Badge Resources for Leaders & Scouts

Animated Knots for ScoutsTroop 9

Billings Montana, USA

More Animated Knots for Scouts

42nd Brighton (Saltdean) Scout Group

East Sussex, UK

Animated Knots for ScoutsTroop 9, Billings, Montana, USAMore Animated Knots for Scouts42nd BRIGHTON(Saltdean) Scout Group, East Sussex, UK

Camping Resources

Campmasters: Key Scouters in Weekend Camping

A special thank-you is expressed to the participants in the Boy Scout training program at the Philmont Training Center who contributed to the preparation of this material.

Where to Go Campimg In Middle Tennessee:  Camping Site Suggestions  and Contacts

Provided by Col. Jim Whitehead, US Army Ret. & Venture Crew 448

National Outdoor Challenge Unit Award

The National Outdoor Challenge is a unit award that recognizes troops/teams that maintain or increase the amount of outdoor activity when compared to the previous year. The application is is due at the end of the year. With the release of this award, the  National Camping Award  has been discontinued; however, patches for camping nights will be available until the inventory is depleted.

High Adventure Resources

Older Scouts yearn for the challenge & excitement of high-adventure treks!

Delivering the promise means providing these types of opportunities.

Latimer - High Advennture Reservation

BSA High Adventure Bases


The course in the Middle Tennessee Council is usually held in July.

In order to attend an NYLT course, a Scout must have the following qualifications by the beginning of the course:

  • Be 13 years of age and have completed the seventh grade.
  • Be a First Class Scout
  • Click HERE to Reach the Council’s NYLT Training Site

Click on the patch to find your Unit Commissioner.

Your District Commissioner is your Number One source for help and information. The Commissioner heads a staff of Unit Commissioners who are assigned to Cub & Boy Scout units.