Boy Scout activities

Highlights of the Order of the Arrow’s first 100 years

Celebrate the Order of the Arrow’s 100th anniversary with this glimpse at its history.

Boy Scout activities

Pledge to perform daily acts of service in #DareToDo campaign

Join Arrowmen in the Order of the Arrow’s #DareToDo campaign, which encourages Scouts and leaders to perform daily acts of service and share on social media platforms.

Boy Scout activities

How Michigan’s Cole Canoe Base cooks up fun for campers and staff

Cole Canoe Base uses a special recipe for success — and a cooking event called Beast Feast — to keep campers and staffers coming back year after year.


Go inside Louisiana’s popular Swamp Base

Thanks to word of mouth and some smart marketing, reservations at Louisiana’s Swamp Base are pouring in. We visited the swamp to find the secret to success.

camping gear
Backpacking & Hiking

Protect your gear to make it last for years

After each outing, teach yourself (and your Scouts) to get into the habit of caring for equipment before putting it back in the closet or garage.