Camping

Outdoor Smarts: The Skin Game

Want to play it safe when enjoying fun-in-the-sun Scouting this summer? Here’s how to protect your body from harmful, cancer-causing UV rays.

Health

Keep Your Child Safe This Summer

Parents can avoid most summertime trips to the doctor’s office — or worse, the hospital — by following these simple safety precautions with their children.

Boy Scout Leadership

How packs can boost attendance during the summer

When pack treasurer J.S. asked for ways to stimulate participation in summertime pack and den activities, reader suggestions included focusing on family involvement and “thinking big” when planning special events.

Cub Scout Activities

Developing an effective summertime program

Great weather and fun-filled outings help Cub Scout packs benefit from a well-planned summertime program. Also: Learn about the National Summertime Pack Award.