Backpacking & Hiking

Ten reasons why you should try hammock camping

What is hammock camping all about, and should your troop really take it seriously? Author and hammock-camping enthusiast Derek Hansen shares his top 10 reason why you should try hammock camping.

Backpacking & Hiking

Camp in comfort using these handy tips

Brush up on your camping strategies — what you pack, how you travel — to help create a more comfortable camping experience.

Cub Scout Activities

Tips for teaching Cub Scouts the Scout Law

Memorizing the 12 words of the Scout Law (16 if you count “A Scout is” and “and”), and getting them in the right order, can be tough for Cub Scouts. To make it easier for Cub Scouts, here are some learning strategies that work better than rote memorization.