District, Council, Regional & National Scouting News

This is a collection of recent news articles from various soruces from the District, Council, Regional, and National organizations.  The intent of this area is to introduce new Scout Leaders to the wealth of information that is available to help you in providing a great Scouting program.  Please explore this area and become familiar with all the great websites that are available to you.

Many of the articles consolidated here are from several Scouting website blogs and publications.  Those sources include Boy’s Life, CubScout.org, Scouting Newsroom, Scouting MagazineBryan on ScoutingScouting Wire, and Southern Region OA.  The articles that do not originate in the Distict or Council are linked to their original sources. 

Inside the December 2019 Issue

Inside the December 2019 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the December 2019 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit boyslife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions of Boys’ Life...

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Vote for the 2019 Boysies Videogame Awards!

It’s time to honor the best videogames of the year. Help us pick the readers’ favorites using the poll below. We’ll announce the winners of the Boysies before the end of the year. Did we miss your favorite game? Make sure to tell us about it using the comment form...

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6 Inventive Gadgets to Make Camping More Fun

6 Inventive Gadgets to Make Camping More Fun

A little ingenuity can add a great deal of comfort and convenience at camp. Here are six of the Gear Guy’s favorite camping gadgets. INFLATABLE PILLOW A few breaths inflate the TREKOLOGY ALUFT 2.0 ULTRALIGHT INFLATING PILLOW ($16, trekology.com), a comfy support for...

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How to Make a Homemade Snow Globe

How to Make a Homemade Snow Globe

Shake up your winter routine with this easy-to-make keepsake. This DIY snow globe would be a perfect holiday gift for friends or family. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE A SNOW GLOBE A clean glass jar with a lid. You can choose any kind of jar. Check your fridge for...

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9 Things to Know About Cold-Weather Hiking

9 Things to Know About Cold-Weather Hiking

Winter hikes are always interesting for Crew 365 of Evansville, Indiana. They do most of their recruiting in the fall. By the time their first winter outing comes around, they have lots of new members and some of them have never spent the night outdoors. And, yes, it...

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Ski Slalom Adventure

Ski Slalom Adventure

You’ll need to make quick turns to get around the gates in our new slalom-ski simulator. You’ll need to make quick turns to get around the gates in our new slalom-ski simulator.Powered by WPeMatico

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Boys’ Life Wants to Tell YOUR Story

Boys’ Life Wants to Tell YOUR Story

Do your Scouts want to land on the same pages as some of the most famous Scouts of all time? Here’s their chance! Whether you’re carving out the adventure of a lifetime in a snow-filled wonderland or staying warm by spending time with seniors in a retirement home,...

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70 Funny Halloween Jokes and Comics

70 Funny Halloween Jokes and Comics

Happy Halloween! We dare you not to scream with laughter when you read these funny Halloween jokes by Boys’ Life readers. Do you know a funny Halloween joke? Click here to send in your joke. Laugh at 4,000+ more funny jokes at jokes.boyslife.org! Joe: What do you call...

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