First Among Equals

Scouters from across the country put leadership skills into action at the Philmont Leadership Challenge.

Thorns and Roses and a Bud

No snowshoes? No problem. When snowdrifts blocked Troop 135’s mountain climbing in Adirondack Park, it improvised — taking its high-adventure trek to the Catskills.

Scouts 'NAYLE' the Qualities of Leadership

A new course at Philmont’s Rocky Mountain Scout Camp reinforces Boy Scout leadership methods by focusing on strategies for group success in challenging high adventure activities.