Celin Serbo Ice Climbing

Six reasons why Scouts and Venturers should take a swing at ice climbing

An offshoot of mountaineering, ice climbing has roots in high-altitude glaciers and gigantic frozen falls. But today the sport is almost as accessible as its rock-based cousin. And it’s no surprise that the sport will appeal to the adventurous spirit of your Scouts and Venturers.

Citizen In World Merit Badge
Advancement & Awards

Help Scouts earn the Citizenship in the World merit badge

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.

Reduce Kids Screen Time

Try these methods for managing your kids’ screen time

But reducing kids’ screen time from seven hours down to one or two is more than just an elementary math problem. For some expert advice, Scouting turned to two experts (and sisters): Pam Withers and Cynthia Gill, authors of Jump-Starting Boys.