Boy Scout Leadership

Lead an ethics debate on Leave No Trace values

Read our Leader’s Guide to Leave No Trace and learn how—and why—you should teach Scouts the importance of Leave No Trace values. THE SEVEN PRINCIPLES of Leave No Trace (below) are intentionally open-ended—some might say

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A backstage pass to the World Scout Jamboree

After reading Senior Editor Bryan Wendell’s first-person account of the 2011 World Scout Jamboree in Sweden, check out more great World Jamboree content below. First, watch this exclusive video: Then catch up on Bryan’s blog

Advancement & Awards

How your Venturers can earn the Ranger Award

Nothing attracts young people to Venturing as much as the outdoors and high adventure, and nothing demonstrates a Venturer’s outdoor expertise as much as the Ranger Award.

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Tracking Trinkets and Treasure

Geocaching, an Internet-based hide-and-seek adventure, is as challenging as most video games. But you play it in the great outdoors.