When the Cub Scout families of Den 1, Pack 7, in Roanoke, Va., unplugged themselves from TV-watching for a week, they used the time for a multitude of endeavors, many involving the entire family. Find out how you can participate in National TV-Turnoff Week, April 23 to 29, by reading John H. Ostdick's story. Cover photo illustration by Craig van der Lende.
In Support of Values
These facts will assist Scouting leaders in responding to misconceptions resulting from the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
April Is Youth Protection Month
The BSA launches a national campaign to greatly reduce the possibility of child sexual abuse.
A Sense of Awe
Pack 1533's Webelos Scout graduation ceremony provides lasting memories for the boys moving up to Boy Scouting.
Winners of Great Taste
Feast upon the top entries in our "Great Tastes in Camp Cooking" recipe contest.
It's All About Service
The Grand Canyon Council's Wipala Wiki Lodge sets an example for the Order of the Arrow's goal of increased service.
Birds of a Feather...
An Ohio family's birdbanding activities help provide important wildlife data.
A Week With No TV
How did a den of Roanoke, Va., Cub Scout families fare during National TV-Turnoff Week? First, they survived. Second, they even enjoyed it!
Scouting's Swap Shop
A "trade-o-ree" attracts dedicated patch traders in search of prized additions to their ever-growing specialized collections.
Follow Baloo for Cub Scout Camping
Pack leaders learn how to plan and carry out an "entry-level" outdoor experience.
The building of one's self-confidence can sometimes be as simple as jumping into the icy waters of a mountain lake.
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