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Bodyflight: What It Is; How It Fits in Scouting

According to a recent alert from the BSA’s health and safety team, requests from units who’d like to try indoor bodyflight have increased in the past few years.

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Safety Quiz: Frostbite and Other Cold-Weather Hazards

Staying warm during a cold-weather outing isn’t just a luxury. You can’t “tough out” frostbite, an injury to body tissues caused by exposure to extreme cold. The good news: It’s not that difficult to stay

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Shape Up for High Adventure

Long before you don your hiking boots or snorkel and fins for a trip to a high-adventure base, prepare your body and mind for the challenge ahead.

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Being Prepared for Cold-Weather Camping

Staying inside all winter shouldn’t be an option for Scout units. Sure, it might be cold. But as long as it’s safe to go outside, you should make every effort to get out there. Make sure you check the Restart Scouting Checklist, and then check our list below to Be Prepared for cold-weather outings.

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Safety Quiz: Campfire and Camp Stove Safety

In some cases, safety and environmental awareness concerns have persuaded many campers to move away from traditional outdoor campfires in favor of chemical-fueled equipment. Here’s what you need to know.

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See how three Scouters lost big pounds and gained fit bodies

One hundred pounds. That’s the average amount of body weight that three Scouters from different parts of the country lost to get into hiking shape for high-adventure trips with their Scout troops. Here are their inspiring stories of dedication and triumph.