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Tattoo Merit Badge Release

If your scouts have already earned the Exploration merit badge and are looking for something more interesting, it's your lucky day! The Tattoo Merit Badge was just announced and the merit badge pamphlet is available in scout shops and as electronic... From Scoutmaster Musings 1 month ago

Summer Work

Are you just waking up from your winter hibernation? Did you put off finding a summer job for too long? With all your leadership qualities, outdoors skills, and interpersonal communications learned in Scouting, many opportunities are out there for... From Scoutmaster Musings 1 month ago

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Master of the Universe Prayer

Master of the Universe Prayer Master of the universe Grant me the ability to be alone; May it be my custom to go outdoors each day Among the trees and grass, among all living things. And there may I be alone, and enter into prayer, To talk with the... From U.S. Scouting Service Project 1 month ago

...and 1 other from Cub Scout Ideas.

A Change of Attitude

Last weekend my wife and I attended our council's University of Scouting event. We were there to take classes to learn what we need to know to start a new family pack in our area. It was mostly a good day. I say mostly because there was one major... From Adventures and Accidents 2 months ago

Slide of the Month - Rainbow Loom Slide

February 2018 Time to make: 15 minutes Original design: A. C. This design was created by one of my Scouts (who's name I can't use because he is under 18). Back story, it was memorial day and we were gathering before the parade. A.C. came to the... From Channeling Whittlin Jim 3 months ago

Scouts BSA

With females officially joining the Scouts BSA program today, I look forward to helping them get as much as they can out of their scouting experience. Most of my involvement is currently with adult leaders preparing for high adventures, but I... From Scoutmaster Musings 3 months ago

Cub Scout Bobcat Rank Requirements: How to Earn the Badge

Learning the Cub Scout Bobcat requirements is the first step that all new Cub Scouts must take so that they can earn their Bobcat badge. Requirements are all listed here for your convenience, including a link to the pamphlet, How to Protect Your... From Cub Scout Ideas 3 months ago

Inside the February 2019 Issue

Here's what you'll find inside the February 2019 issue of Boys' Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit boyslife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions... From Inside Boys' Life 3 months ago

Write a Funny Caption for This Photo

What's going on in this picture? What are those fighter pilots saying, doing or thinking? If you can think of a funny caption for this photo, just post it in the comment form at the bottom of this page. After we approve it, your funny caption will... From Inside Boys' Life 4 months ago

Dishwashing and Hygiene

Lack of adequate Personal and Camp hygiene is a common problem on outings, and something that is easy to prevent. With a little education and effort, no one should get sick when out in the wilds. First, a few common problems encountered by... From Scoutmaster Musings 4 months ago

4 Healthy and Simple Pinewood Derby Snacks

Add some excitement to the big race with these 4 healthy Pinewood Derby snacks. Cub Scouts and parents both will love them! The Pinewood Derby is such a fun event for our Cub Scouts. It gives parents and kids an opportunity to work together to... From Cub Scout Ideas 5 months ago

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Write a Funny Caption for This Photo

What's going on in this picture? What are those raccoons saying, doing or thinking? If you can think of a funny caption for this photo, just post it in the comment form at the bottom of this page. After we approve it, your funny caption will be on... From Inside Boys' Life 5 months ago

Slide of the Month - Snowman

December 2018 Time to make: 2 hours Boys Life "Slide of the Month" December 1993, page 67 Original design: Jeff Springer The calendar said fall but Mother Nature say " Hold my coffee ". Holy cow, was there even a fall this year as snow came before... From Channeling Whittlin Jim 5 months ago

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