BSA has a list of bike safety guidelines on the Scouting.org site. The guidelines and procedures apply to all BSA unit, council, and national program activities involving bicycling.
Before embarking on a boating activity with your scouts, make sure everyone is aware of the Safety Afloat guidelines.
Leave No Trace is an outdoor ethics program which encourages responsible use of outdoor resources. The frontcountry guidelines are the guidelines for day-use areas like parks and trails.
Some of you may have Scouts BSA in your families who are in the process of becoming members of the Order of the Arrow. Just when you thought you were getting a grasp on Scouts BSA, they threw something new at you!
This is the third in a series about the BSA Hornaday Award Program. In this segment, author Ken Zabel describes some of the Hornaday projects which members of Troop 319 completed. This article describes how the individual awards and the unit Hornaday awards were earned.
A reader asks about cutting the corners from a Whittling Chip card when the owner commits a safety infraction.
This is the second in a series about the BSA Hornaday Award Program. In this segment, author William O’Brochta tells about how he learned about the Hornaday Awards and his efforts to earn the Hornaday Awards.
What is the best way to treat a knife cut? This article from Boy’s Life magazine explains how to stop the bleeding, clean the cut, and dress the wound.
With Order of the Arrow elections approaching in the coming months, I though I’d share this Scoutmaster minute about cheerful service. It will help the troop remember what they should be basing their votes on and it should help current OA members remember the ideals they should be trying to live up to.
Scouts should know how to dispose of water which has been used for cleaning dishes, which is also known as gray water. One easy way to strain dishwater is to use a plastic grocery bag.