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. 

How to Build a Cooking Tripod

How to Build a Cooking Tripod

The tripod is the most simple freestanding pioneering structure. It is most often used to raise items off the ground. A well-built tripod can safely suspend a pot over a cooking fire. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE A TRIPOD 3 hiking staffs (Item No. 1443 at...

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Scouting Show and Tell: Longtime leaders

Scouting Show and Tell: Longtime leaders

Scouts succeed thanks to the tireless efforts of adults who step up to lead and guide. Some of those adult leaders volunteer for decades, like Cubbedge Phillips. Troop 1 of Miami, Fla., formed in 1935; Phillips joined in 1939. In 1952, he became the troop’s...

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Get Ready for Family Fun Fest this Saturday!

Get Ready for Family Fun Fest this Saturday!

Cub Scouts, start your engines! You can watch Pinewood Derby cars from around the country compete in the National Pinewood Derby 500 at Texas Motor Speedway! The big race will be this Saturday, Sept. 12, and you can watch it online as part of the BSA’s second...

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Churchill Project Actions Moving Forward

As we recently shared in Scoutingwire and during the All-Staff Conference, several Churchill recommendations will continue to be considered, based on extensive input from the field and our subject matter experts. The evaluation process also included the following...

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Vote for the 2020 Boysies Videogame Awards!

It’s time to honor the year’s best videogames for kids. Help us pick the readers’ favorites using the poll below. We’ll announce the winners of the Boysies Awards in the December 2019 issue of Boys’ Life magazine or online at...

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