Outdoor

Outdoor Scouting Essentials

Get the Scouting Essentials for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

You've come to the one-stop spot for all the outdoor scouting essentials. We have what you need to set up fire for your camp, and make it through the night. At the Boy Scout Store, you can save big on scouting essentials so browse our inventory below and order today!

Thermometer/Compass.  New in the box.

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Number of Blades: 1, Weight (oz.): 5, Max Blade Length (in.): 6.25, Yes, Serrated, Closed Length (in.): 8.5

This is your tool for small brush, tree branches and limbs. The crosscut teeth design cuts on both the forward and backward stroke while the rugged,...

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The hollow survival pod piston features an O ring sealed screw cap and houses both a hidden fero rod and solar burning lens with room to store tinder,...

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The National Outdoor Leadership School's official guide to finding your way in the wilderness. Covers all navigational techniques, from map and compass to...


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This book is designed as a field textbook for the NOLS wilderness first aid curriculum, it helps train outdoor leaders to prevent, recognize, and treat...


Number of Blades: 1, Weight (oz.): 0.94, Max Blade Length (in.): 2.5, Yes, Partially Serrated, Closed Length (in.): 3.3

The product of collaboration between Gerber and survival expert Bear Grylls, the Compact Gerber Scout Knife is a smaller version of the original Scout...

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Number of Blades: 1, Weight (oz.): 2.54, Max Blade Length (in.): 3.24, Yes, Partially Serrated, Closed Length (in.): 4

Gerber's Bear Grylls' Scout Drop Point Knife is part of the Gerber / Bear Grylls Survival Series. This collaboration brings together over 70 years of knife...

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Number of Blades: 2, Weight (oz.): 2.2, Max Blade Length (in.): 2.5, No, Straight Edge, Closed Length (in.): 3.5

Designed to be slim and lightweight, the 3 ½ inch Tinker easily slips into a pocket to be called upon when any number of appropriate tasks present...

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0.46 ounces, No, No, inch/mm, 2.28 x 1.5 inches

Bear Grylls, the man who has literally jumped into the wilderness with little more than the clothes on his back, ranks navigation as one of the top survival...

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No, 0.95 ounces, No, inch/mm, Increments (degrees): 2, 3.5 x 2.25 inches

The baseplate camping compass for hikers and scouts. The hiking and orienteering compass. Fast, simple and accurate, these baseplate compasses are quick to...

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No, 0.9 ounces, No, inch/mm, Increments (degrees): 2, 2 x 3 inches

The Silva Starter 1-2-3 is an ideal choice when introducing map & compass skills or the world of orienteering. The Silva Starter's base plate is sized...

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The hollow survival pod piston features an O ring sealed screw cap and houses both a hidden fero rod and solar burning lens with room to store tinder,...

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The original Scout fire piston is a great performer and entry level fire starter - but it has one drawback. Since its non-vented, trapped air inside the...

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The original Scout fire piston is a great performer and entry level fire starter - but it has one drawback. Since its non-vented, trapped air inside the...

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Photos. Camping. Adventures. You love your tech. But they drain energy like a criminal. Try Energizer Advanced Lithium - its lithium battery technology...

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Whether you’re at home or on the go, Energizer offers a variety of chargers to fit your lifestyle. Paired with long lasting Energizer®...

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​Your favorite devices never stop for a break. So Energizer Recharge Universal D batteries are the perfect way to power those devices that need frequent...

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The EVA-foam-padded Tikka Accessories Carry Pouch keeps your Tikka light and accessories protected, organized and ready to go. The Tikka 2 series pouch is...

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3 AAA, No, IPX4: Splash resistent, 2.8 ounces, Max light output (lumens): 23, Max beam distance (m): 23, Brightness levels: 2, 2.25 x 1.5 x 1.5 inches, Petzl, Max: 55 / Eco: 190 hours

The TIKKINA 2 headlamp is designed to meet most everyday lighting needs. It has two lighting modes (maximum and economic) to adapt light quantity to the...

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​Your favorite devices never stop for a break. So Energizer Recharge Universal AA batteries are the perfect way to power those devices that need frequent...

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​Your favorite devices never stop for a break. So Energizer Recharge Universal AAA batteries are the perfect way to power those devices that need frequent...

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No, Strobes: 1, IPX4: Splash resistent, 2.9 ounces, 3 AAA (included), Max light output (lumens): 40, Brightness levels: 2, 2.4 x 2 x 1.7 inches, Petzl, Max beam distance (m): 29, Max: 90 / Eco: 120 hours

The TIKKA 2 offers great versatility with its three lighting modes (maximum, economic and strobe) which are accessed by a simple push-button switch. The...

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Yes, Strobes: 2, IPX4: Splash resistent, 3.1 ounces, 3 AAA (included), Max light output (lumens): 90, Brightness levels: 3, 2.27 x 1.69 x 1.4 inches, Black Diamond, Max beam distance (m): 70, Max: 50 / Eco: 200 hours

  Now featuring more power than ever, the 90-lumen Black Diamond Spot Headlamp is the light to have when you can only have one. Whether...

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Energizer MAX AA batteries now hold their power for 10 years (shelf life). Our proprietary Power Seal Technology is assurance that you’ll have power...

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Energizer MAX C batteries now hold their power for 10 years (shelf life). Our proprietary Power Seal Technology is assurance that you’ll have power...

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Energizer Ultimate Lithium batteries deliver long-lasting power to keep up with today’s high-tech, power hungry devices like digital cameras, photo...

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Photos. Camping. Adventures. You love your tech. But they drain energy like a criminal. Try Energizer Advanced Lithium - its lithium battery technology...

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Energizer MAX AAA batteries now hold their power for 10 years (shelf life). Our proprietary Power Seal Technology is assurance that you’ll have power...

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Energizer MAX D batteries now hold their power for 10 years (shelf life). Our proprietary Power Seal Technology is assurance that you’ll have power...

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Energizer Ultimate Lithium batteries deliver long-lasting power to keep up with today’s high-tech, power hungry devices like digital cameras, photo...

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Liquid Capacity (fl. oz.): 16, 0.47, Hard plastic, 3 ounces, Nalgene, Yes, 63, Screw Cap, 2.5 x 6.5 inches, Wide

This Nalgene camping water bottle will give you easily carried and accessed water for your camping trip.  

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Liquid Capacity (fl. oz.): 32, 0.95, Hard plastic, 3.5 ounces, Nalgene, No, 63, Screw Cap, 3.6 x 7.9 inches, Wide

Never underestimate the lightweights. This bottle packs a powerful punch while barely tipping the scales.  A longtime favorite amoung outdoor...

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The FireStar features precision CNC manufacturing and state of the art compression fire starting technology!   The compact size is perfect for pocket,...

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The FireStar features precision CNC manufacturing and state of the art compression fire starting technology!   The compact size is perfect for...

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Liquid Capacity (fl. oz.): 32, 0.95, Hard plastic, 6.3 ounces, Nalgene, No, 63, Screw Cap, 3.5 x 8.5 inches, Wide

This is the bottle that put Nalgene on the map.  And after all these years it is still their best seller.  It’s design appears simple but...

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Liquid Capacity (fl. oz.): 32, 0.95, Hard plastic, 6 ounces, Nalgene, No, 38, Screw Cap, 3.9 x 8.8 inches, Narrow

The narrow mouth makes for an easy-breezy drinking experience. The closure and bottle create a Leakproof system with no o-rings that can fall out. Bottle...

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Light weight, pocket sized ferocerium sparking rod. Hollow, water tight handle is sized to accommodate a couple of Vaseline / cotton balls for easy fire...

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Tinder Tube
  $5.95

  The Tinder Tube is an excellent firestarter.  The cord is 100% cotton which is great at catching a spark. Initially, you have to light it...

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The FireStar features precision CNC manufacturing and state of the art compression fire starting technology!   The compact size is perfect for...


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The FireStar features precision CNC manufacturing and state of the art compression fire starting technology!   The compact size is perfect for...


Jute rope can be separated to make an inexpensive tinder nest for fire starting. This is a 12ft strand.  

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The FireStar features precision CNC manufacturing and state of the art compression fire starting technology!   The compact size is perfect for...

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Survival Bracelet
  $14.95

These Survival Bracelets are built to last! They are great for traveling in the backcountry, hiking, or just everyday wearing. Order a survival bracelet here.

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TinderSticks
  $4.99

Tinder sticks are the easiest way to start a fire. Start a fire without using harmful fumes and chemicals. Use tinder sticks!

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A Stormproof Match Kit will give you ease of mind knowing that your matches will light under any circumstances.


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Originally developed for the Swedish Department of Defense, our legendary Swedish FireSteel® is the original fire starter. Being the best, however,...


TinderDust
  $4.99

TinderDust™ is shavings from TinderSticks™ packed in a convenient waterproof container that is easy to carry in your pocket or backpack....

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LED Rescue Light
  $25.95

LED Rescue Light LED Rescue Lights save lives! Have you ever been lost while out hiking, 4 wheeling, snowmobiling or any other type of outdoor activity?...

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Long-Burn Matches are designed for starting fires that take just a bit longer than usual to get going. Campfires, barbeques, and candles are faster to...

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Originally developed for the Swedish Department of Defense, Swedish FireSteel® fire starter is a flash of genius. Its 3,000°C (5400°F) spark...

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These Survival Matches are the finest waterproof survival matches available anywhere at any price.  These Survival Matches come in our Adventurer...

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Tinder Quik Fire Tabs are the perfect compliment to any Fire Starter and assure you of plenty of fire starting ability.    Each...

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A survival fire starting device is only useful, IF... you actually have it with you when needed.    Now, there is no excuse for...

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These outdoor quality, vinyl, survival information stickers provide some basics for outdoor survival. Not intended to take the place of proper training...

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Your Scout will be ready for anything with this Pocket Survival Kit The Be Prepared Pocket Survival Kit , officially licensed by the Boy Scouts of...

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Matchless Fire Combo
$68.00   $54.99

Matchless Fire Combo features 4 ways to make fire without matches. Now you can master the skill of making fire without matches or lighter. This...

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This is a great tool for Boy Scout and Scout Leaders for fire lighting demonstrations and camping. Manufactured from see through plexigladd, these fire...

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Deluxe Striker Kit
  $18.95

Flint & steel kits are reasonably compact, light-weight and very reliable. To nurture a tiny flint and steel spark into a fire, the spark is first...

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Flint & steel kits are reasonably compact, light-weight and very reliable. To nurture a tiny flint and steel spark into a fire, the spark is first...

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Burning Lens Kit
  $9.95

Light your fire using the rays of the sun with our solar burning lens kit. Comes with 2"ground glass lens, charcloth and jute nesting bundle.

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  This is a great tool for Boy Scout and Scout Leaders for fire lighting demonstrations and camping. Manufactured from indestructible...

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Scout Fire Piston
  $35.00

Buy 5 Get 1 Free Amazing fire starting device that causes spontaneous combustion using air. Similar to the Diesel engine, heat generated by...

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Excellent for any accomplished Boy Scouts. A fire is created by rapidly spinning the dowel-like "spindle" back and forth in a hole in a fireboard below...


Quart bag of top quality fire making nesting material. The very best for fast and consistent fire making.

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