Boy Scout activities

A Wisconsin Winter Weekend

Boy Scouts and Venturers learn the basics of cold-weather camping during a weekend of hiking, cross-country skiing, and sleeping inside snow caves.

Backpacking & Hiking

Let's Hit the Trail

An Illinois pack’s monthly hiking program helps younger boys become more confident and comfortable outdoors, making for an easier transition to Boy Scouting.

Camping

Outdoor Smarts: Lost and Found!

People get lost in the wilderness more often than you might think. The keys to being found include preparing well, responding correctly, and carrying a well-stocked survival kit.

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.

Backpacking & Hiking

Havasu Heaven

Scouts from Albuquerque Troop 166 hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and camp in a tropical paradise set between towering waterfalls.

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Backpacking & Hiking

First Trail

A well-planned weekend “mini-trek” introduces younger Scouts to backpacking and leaves them looking forward to high adventure programs reserved for older Scouts.