St. John the Divine

New Jersey Scouts fly to a Caribbean paradise to camp, hike, and snorkel near the most beautiful beaches this side of heaven.

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.

BSA Announces 2009 Leave No Trace Master Educator Courses

Ethical principles guide a Boy Scout’s behavior in every area of his life. They also influence his behavior outdoors, whether he’s hiking in Wyoming’s Grand Tetons National Park, taking a weekend camping trip to his local council’s campground, or just enjoying a backyard barbecue some evening with his family.

Don't Get Sick on the Trail

Four factors loom large in illnesses when you’re hiking — poor judgment, inclement weather, inadequate clothing, and faulty gear.

Frog or Toad?

Here’s how to help your Cub Scouts identify a frog or a toad, plus learn more about amphibians.

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