Backpacking & Hiking

How to purify water in the wild

Before you pack for your next trek, read this to determine the right water purification method in the wild.

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.


Test your knowledge of canoeing skills

Before you head down the river with your troop or crew, put your paddling skills to the test with this interactive quiz.