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Former astronaut shares how to get Scouts hooked on STEM subjects

Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr. shares why Scouters must get boys interested in science, technology, engineering, and math topics and how the BSA’s new STEM-NOVA Award program can help.

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A backstage pass to the World Scout Jamboree

After reading Senior Editor Bryan Wendell’s first-person account of the 2011 World Scout Jamboree in Sweden, check out more great World Jamboree content below. First, watch this exclusive video: Then catch up on Bryan’s blog

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A New Worldview: Scouting magazine at the 2011 World Scout Jamboree

I traveled to last summer’s World Scout Jamboree not knowing exactly what to expect. I wondered if even Scouting could unite such diverse cultures and differing perspectives. After my first volleyball game, I knew I’d found the answer.

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A World of Scouting Opportunities

A local Scout council’s international representative is an important resource for promoting the world brotherhood of Scouting.

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Against All Odds

After years of failed efforts to bring Scouting to an immigrant community in San Rafael, Calif., Scoutmaster Willy Coronado makes a breakthrough with the success of Troop 2000.

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Sharing Cultures, Celebrating Differences

At the annual American Indian Scouting seminar, the Comanche Nation hosted youth and adults who had gathered to learn about traditions, foster pride, and promote Scouting.

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How to recruit and reach out to new immigrants

Troop committee chairman M.B. says his area’s population is changing. Many new residents are recent immigrants who come from different religious traditions than more-established residents. What are ways to reach out to immigrant adults and youths and to deliver the program to them?

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Connecting Cultures Through Scouting

In California, Asian-Americans use Scouting to maintain ties to treasured traditions while helping newcomers become part of U.S. society.

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The 20th World Jamboree 'Share Our World, Share Our Cultures'

The 20th World Scout Jamboree took place in Thailand from Dec. 28, 2002, to Jan. 7, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts and leaders, from nearly every Scouting association in the world, assembled for a festival of friendship and fun.