Boy Scout Leadership

Preventing Scouts from leaving campouts early

In Scouter J.C.’s troop, parents often pick up their sons from weekend outings before the process of breaking camp begins. Here’s how to ensure your guys share and share alike.

Cub Scout Leader Training

There's Always Something New To Learn

Adults who complete Scouting’s volunteer training courses have more confidence in their leadership roles and stay in the program longer.

Boy Scout Leadership

Keeping a Scouting Connection

Young men who turn 18 and go away to college or enter the job market can still be involved in Scouting by volunteering in a troop, district, or council.

Cub Scout Leadership

How to make better use of Den Chiefs

Because den chiefs play such an important role in supporting den leaders and encouraging Cub Scouts to cross over into Boy Scouting, Scouter J.W. wants suggestions on how pack and troop leaders can recruit and retain quality Boy Scouts for this position.

Venturer Activities

A Journey to Lifelong Health and Fitness

Teenagers who earn Venturing’s Quest Award can improve their diet and nutrition, develop teaching skills, and discover a sport they can play for the rest of their lives.

Boy Scout Leadership

Encouraging Scouts who don't pass Boards of Review

Scouter C.K. asks how best to inform a Scout (and his parents) that the boy wasn’t fully prepared for a rank advancement board of review while still encouraging the youth so the setback won’t cause him to quit Scouting.