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Super Achievers

You can get a Super Achiever patch for all Cub Scouts in each rank that earn all Adventure pins. The Webelos patch has been available for awhile, but now there's a patch for Lion, Tiger, Wolf, and Bear. This Super Achiever patch is not an official... From Scoutmaster Musings 1 month 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 1 month ago

...and 1 other from Scoutmaster Musings.

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 3 weeks 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 1 month ago

...and 1 other from Cub Scout Ideas.

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 2 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 2 months 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 3 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

Chief Ambassador - Bear Grylls

Well, this is big news! Bear Grylls has been appointed as the Chief Ambassador of the World Scout Movement. Very cool for Bear, eh? Not only that, he is the FIRST Chief Ambassador. I've not found much detail about the position yet, but it's a... From Scoutmaster Musings 4 months 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago

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