Life Skills

Let 'Em Hear You

Scoutmaster D.C.’s troop is exploring non-traditional ways to communicate with Scouts. He asked for tips on managing technologies such as Facebook, Twitter, and mass-calling systems.

Life Skills

Controlling Misuse of Cell Phones

Parents in Scouter A.M.-O.’s troop want their sons to have use of cell phones during Scout activities. She asked for ideas that will prevent misuse of these devices but make parents feel secure.

Life Skills

Mixed Messages

From video games to the Internet to TV, a deluge of messages bombards kids each day. That makes the task of teaching them media literacy even more important.

Character Building

A Week with No TV

How did families in a Cub Scout den fare during their participation in National TV-Turnoff Week? First, they survived. Second, they even enjoyed it!