Handled incorrectly, the Citizenship in the World badge can seem like an endless slog through vocabulary lists. Handled correctly, it can help Scouts understand what it means to be a citizen in a global society.
Boys continue to fall behind girls in reading skills. Bestselling author Michael Gurian, who just signed on to help boost the BSA’s new Literacy Matters campaign, shares how you can help reverse the trend.
Get your Scouts hooked on fishing—especially when it comes to the science, technology, engineering, and math involved in the pastime—with tips from professional fisherman Tom Redington, father of a Tiger Scout.