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How Scouts Honored Memorial Day Across the Country

How Scouts Honored Memorial Day Across the Country

(Photo credit: AP Photo/Richard Vogel) Rooted in the pillars of the Scout Oath to “do my best to do my duty to God and my country,” Boy Scouts of America takes special care in appreciating and honoring the efforts of our service men and women every day of the year. On...

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Scouts Place Thousands of Flags for Memorial Day

Scouts Place Thousands of Flags for Memorial Day

This Memorial Day marks the 50th anniversary of Scouts placing thousands of flags at the graves of the servicemen and servicewomen buried in the Willamette National Cemetery. These Scouts are like many others around the nation who use this opportunity to honor the...

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How These Scouts Launched a Balloon Into the Stratosphere

How These Scouts Launched a Balloon Into the Stratosphere

Scouting invites youth to reach new heights – whether they are growing educationally, physically, socially or in a variety of other ways. But some opportunities in Scouting take reaching new heights to a literal extent, like the Scouts from the Chief Seattle Council...

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Statement on BSA-LDS Relationship

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) deeply appreciates the long-standing relationship we’ve had with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a chartered organization. While Scouting remains a beloved program for many LDS families, the Church has decided to...

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Scout Organizes Family Conference for Developmental Disabilities

Scout Organizes Family Conference for Developmental Disabilities

Photo: Kevin Rivoli, The Citizen Service and family are important parts of any Scout’s life. So when service is inspired by one’s own family, it’s sure to have an incredible impact on the community. Scout Lance D., 17, of Longhouse Council recognized the challenges...

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BSA Showcases Adventures of Scouting at Outdoor Retailer

BSA Showcases Adventures of Scouting at Outdoor Retailer

The first day of Outdoor Retailer kicked off yesterday in Denver, Colorado, with several Boy Scouts of America representatives in attendance, highlighting the fun and adventure Scouting offers the whole family. As part of the BSA’s ongoing partnership with Outdoor...

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Cub Scout’s Invention Debuts on the Steve Show

Cub Scout’s Invention Debuts on the Steve Show

Photo: The Steve Show What if we told you that you’d never have to step on another Lego again? For those who know the agony of taking a stray Lego to the foot, worry no more—you can now walk more confidently across any room, all thanks to this Cub Scout’s brilliant...

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And the 2017 Eagle Project of the Year Goes to…

And the 2017 Eagle Project of the Year Goes to…

Photo: Bryan on Scouting Blake D. of the East Carolina Council had a brilliant—and seemingly impossible—idea for his Eagle Scout service project. But as you know, if anyone can achieve the impossible, it’s a Scout! Inspired by his twin brother, who has autism and is...

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Jumanji’s Jack Black Talks Scouting with Jimmy Kimmel

Jumanji’s Jack Black Talks Scouting with Jimmy Kimmel

Photo: Jimmy Kimmel Live/ ABC Earlier this week, actor Jack Black revealed a surprising goal from his childhood on Jimmy Kimmel Live —he always wanted to be an Eagle Scout! In his younger days, this multi-talented comedian participated in both the Cub Scout and Boy...

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STEM Scout Named America’s Top Young Scientist

STEM Scout Named America’s Top Young Scientist

Photo: Andy King, Discovery Education Last week, STEM Scout Gitanjali “Anjali” Rao was named the winner of the 2017 Discovery Education and 3M Young Scientist Challenge, making the world a better place in the process. Anjali’s award-winning project, the Tethys,...

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OA Hackathon Brings Opportunities for Innovation

OA Hackathon Brings Opportunities for Innovation

Photo: Bryan on Scouting This Fall, tech-savvy Arrowmen from across the country will gather at the Intel offices in Folsom, Calif., for the OA Hackathon, bringing new innovations to the Order of the Arrow. From October 6 to 8, 2017, participants will be offered...

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Bass Pro Shops Hosts Boy Scouts of America Month in September

Bass Pro Shops Hosts Boy Scouts of America Month in September

Bass Pro Shops is hosting Boy Scouts of America Month at all U.S. locations this September. Throughout the month, Bass Pro Shops will promote Boy Scouts of America, offer merit badge classes, and provide opportunities to raise funds for Scouting projects. This is the...

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These Brave Scouts Stopped a Wildfire

These Brave Scouts Stopped a Wildfire

A wildfire might not be a normal part of a hiking experience, but every year, thousands of Scouts go hiking, and, while they don’t always know what they’ll encounter on those hikes, a good Scout knows it’s important to be prepared. Scouts talk about stopping a...

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Teen Earns Eagle Scout by Helping Puppies

Teen Earns Eagle Scout by Helping Puppies

Roberto D. has always been a fan of animals. In particular, he loves puppies. He and his family are big supporters of their SPCA, so when it came time for Roberto to complete his Eagle Scout project, helping out the puppies at the SPCA was a natural fit. He...

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Scouts’ Experiment Launches into Outer Space

Scouts’ Experiment Launches into Outer Space

(Photo credit: Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune) Monday, a team of Scouts watched in amazement as the project they had diligently designed and built over the last two years blasted into outer space. The launch is part of a unique partnership between the Boy Scouts...

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Eagle Scout Saves Four Lives While Surfing

Eagle Scout Saves Four Lives While Surfing

When Eagle Scout Caden E. hit the beach with his family to go surfing, little did he know that another family at the beach that day would need his help to save their lives. It all started like a normal day with a few small waves and plenty of fun in the sun for Caden...

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