Aquatics

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.

Hornaday Award
Advancement & Awards

Hornaday conservation award turns 100

This year, Scouting marks the 100th anniversary of the Hornaday Awards, which might be the most demanding and selective awards attainable by Scouts.