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.
As the highest Boy Scout level, becoming an Eagle Scout can be extremely difficult. Read about the 5 most difficult Eagle Scout Requirements here.
Being a Boy Scout Leader can be a challenging challenge to step up to. With this short guide, you will be given a few tips in order to help you know the best ways to help your Scouts. No matter what being a Scout Leader is hard, but along with the challenge, hopefully, this guide will make the best things about it even better.
The Boy Scout’s uniform is a tradition going back to the founding of the organization. Those who wear it become part of a long tradition of loyalty and honor that has followed the BSA for years. This Boy Scout Uniform guide gives you the basics of what you need to start your scouts off right on their path to becoming a Boy Scout.
The Boy Scout Motto shares what scouting programs around America have instilled into the lives of the young men in the scouting program. Read about the meaning of the Boy Scout Motto here.
The Boy Scout Law is steeped in tradition, and is a prominent point in every scouting group. Knowing the scout law and abiding its principles has led many young men to lead productive and fulfilled lives. The Boy Scout Store is determined to help Scouts keep the Boy Scout Law and do so with dignity.
The National Scout Jamboree is a huge gathering of the Boy Scouts of America from across the country held every four years over a 10-day time period in the summer, and it’s a wonderful opportunity to build friendships and strengthen brotherhood among Scouts. The word jamboree means “a large celebration or party, typically a boisterous one,” so it’s a perfect fit to describe this gathering of Boy Scouts!
Merit badges have been an important part of Scouting since the beginning of the Boy Scout program in 1907, and there are currently over 130 merit badges—though Scouts don’t have to get all of them. Some of the required, most popular and most difficult BSA Merit Badges to attain include: the Personal Fitness Merit Badge, the Personal Management Merit Badge, the Camping Merit Badge, and the Family Life Merit Badge.
by Adam McDaniel
Welcome to the Boy Scout Store Blog. This is our first blog post. We are really excited for the ability to interact with our customers with this blog and we hope that you find it informational and useful.