Boy Scout activities

Outdoor Smarts: 'I'm Still Hungry'

Careful menu planning examines the rigors of high adventure activities and makes sure that calorie and nutrition levels not only meet energy requirements but also leave diners feeling satisfied.

Boy Scout activities

A Wild Caving Weekend

The colorful caverns of a state park, Kentucky Scouts discover a fascinating subterranean world.

Boy Scout activities

Scouts 'NAYLE' the Qualities of Leadership

A new course at Philmont’s Rocky Mountain Scout Camp reinforces Boy Scout leadership methods by focusing on strategies for group success in challenging high adventure activities.

Boy Scout activities

The Keys to High Adventure

The Florida National High Adventure Sea Base offers fun and excitement for Venturers and older Scouts.

Backpacking and hiking

'We Go Camping'

A New York State troop has conducted an outdoor activity for more than 400 consecutive months (nearly 35 years) by relying on a simple formula of program, planning, and parents.

Boy Scout activities

Where Riding Works Wonders

Members of a Maryland special-needs Venturing crew sample a remarkably effective program known as ‘therapeutic horseback riding.’

Backpacking & Hiking

At the Peak of Success

Thanks to tireless training and dedicated leadership, Troop 474 Scouts reach the summit of Washington’s Mount Rainier for the 25th year in a row.

Boy Scout activities

The 'Sneaky Diseases'

An outdoor medical expert recommends ways to prevent tick-borne Lyme disease and mosquito-spread West Nile virus.