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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 1 month ago

Huge Holiday Give-Away

You can win $1400 in backpacking gear by entering this giveaway by Friday. The sponsors include a dozen brands like Sawyer, Black Diamond, and Patagonia that I'm sure you know well. Enter at this page and you just need to use an email and first... From Scoutmaster Musings 1 month ago

...and 1 other from Scoutmaster Musings.

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 2 weeks ago

...and 2 others from Cub Scout Ideas.

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 1 month 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 1 month ago

Inside the December 2018 Issue

Here's what you'll find inside the December 2018 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 2 months ago

How to Do a Kids' Forensics Fingerprint Activity

Check out this easy forensics fingerprint activity! Using pencil graphite makes it less messy for the kids. It's perfect for the Bear elective, Forensics. I love the Bear elective adventure, Forensics! Maybe it's because I've watched too many... From Cub Scout Ideas 2 months ago

Super Jen

Jen is a friend of mine here in Minnesota. She is a super role model for scouts, and women interested in expanding their outdoor adventures. It is no wonder the BSA has done a Scout Me In video featuring her fun and positive persona! I have had the... From Scoutmaster Musings 2 months ago

Write a Funny Caption for This Photo

What's going on in this picture? What is that bird 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 this... From Inside Boys' Life 2 months ago

A Bootiful Day

Looks like it is going to be a perfect fall evening here for a fun Halloween. Our maple tree is bright orange, I have a bucket of candy - the good stuff - and my magic campfire is ready to light. I have "stuff" to change the flame color and make... From Scoutmaster Musings 2 months ago

Philmont Lottery

Do you wanna go back to Philmont? Or, go for the first time? I have enjoyed the Philmont experience twice, once with each of my sons. There is a lot of planning and preparation that goes into a trek. You have 1 month to get registered in the... From Scoutmaster Musings 2 months ago

...and 1 other from Cub Scout Ideas.

Extraordinary Eagle Circumstances

2019 will be a special year, actually an extraordinary year, for youth joining Scouts BSA. With girls joining starting February 1, some folks have been concerned that they won't have time to work their way up to the Eagle rank. Since there are... From Scoutmaster Musings 3 months ago

National Test - Stay Calm

This event would be interesting to discuss at an Emergency Preparedness merit badge meeting, or as the topic of a Scoutmaster Minute about Being Prepared. At 1:18pmCDT on Wednesday, Oct. 3, your cell phone will alarm with an emergency broadcast... From Scoutmaster Musings 3 months ago

Necker Slide Recall

The BSA Scout Shop has issued a voluntary recall of some Cub Scout neckerchief slides: On September 27, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the Boy Scouts of America, announced a voluntary recall of certain units of the... From Scoutmaster Musings 3 months ago

One Log Fire

Swedish Torch, Canadian Candle, or whatever you call it, burning an upright log or bundle of wood is a fun twist on your normal campfire. Instead of laying wood on the ground, lighting it, coaxing it to flame, and waiting for embers to cook on, this... From Scoutmaster Musings 4 months ago

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