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As days get shorter and the air turns crisper, lights blink on at stadiums across the country. Football season has arrived.

For Scouts, who often earn merit badges by helping others in their communities or by learning wilderness skills off the beaten path, the football field might seem a far cry from their every day experiences. Yet in reality, several professional athletes got their start in the same way, by serving alongside their neighbors and demonstrating the values that Scouts hold to be true each day. It just so happens that they also caught the public’s attention as impressive sportsmen.

Did you know that every U.S. president has served as honorary Boy Scouts of America president during his time in office? That’s been the case since Scouting began in 1910.
The Scouts survival bracelet is an easy and effective way to provide security for many dangerous situations. A survival bracelet can be used for lashings, tourniquets, snares and more. Read more about the purpose of suvival bracelets.
The scouting program is, at times, physically demanding on the young men involved. One of the most important thing a Scout can do to remain healthy and physically capable is to remain hydrated. Boy Scout water bottles help the Scout to always have water at hand and, in turn, to stay hydrated. Read more about why hydration is so important, and a few easy tricks to remain hydrated.
The Boy Scouts of America is one of the largest youth organizations in the entire United States. There are many famous people who have graduated from the Boy Scouts of America including NASA astronauts, Olympic athletes, Hollywood stars and more. Read about some of the famous Boy Scouts here.
A mess kit is a survival kit for eating that contains essential items such as silverware and pots to cook with. Read more about the most important items to have in a mess kit.
There are many ways a Cub Scout can receive awards, one of which is Cub Scout Coins. Read more at why these coins are so highly regarded.
There's no question that boy scouts have an adventurous time outdoors. But everyone still needs to be cautious at all times. As a member of a troop, boy scouts learn a lot about surviving in the wilderness. Read 5 tips that are fundamental for outdoor survival.
Whether you are tying Boy Scout knots for rock climbing, sailing, camping or a different outdoor activity, it's extremely important to remember how useful one of these specialized knots can be. The majority of people actually first learn how to tie knots as kids when they are members of the Boy Scouts.
There are an estimated 840,000 active Boy Scout members ranging from 11 to 17 years old. One of the reasons many join is to enjoy camaraderie and the outdoors. Finding fun and interesting activities isn't always the easiest task. Here are a few activities that should make Boy Scout camping fun and to build teamwork.