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 Leadership

A Year With a New-Scout Patrol

After joining Troop 1113 as graduating Webelos Scouts, the Tree Frog Patrol goes from novice to knowledgeable in 12 well-planned months of exciting troop adventures.

Leaders

What to do when older Scouts just want to hang out

Scouter S.C.’s troop tries to keep older Scouts busy teaching skills to younger boys, but a few just want to hang out with their friends. He’s looking for suggestions to keep these older Scouts engaged in the troop program.