The Signs, Signals and Codes merit badge covers a number of the nonverbal ways we communicate: emergency signaling, Morse code, American Sign Language, braille, trail signs, sports officiating hand signals, traffic signs, secret codes and more.
Emery Benson, a Scout from Maryville, Tennessee, was recently featured on The Meredith Vieira Show, one of TV's most popular daytime talk shows. Emery earned an Honor Medal for pulling one of his friends from the rapidly moving waters of a creek in the Great Smoky Mountains.
For more than 35 years, the Parents' Choice Foundation has been helping parents find quality products for their kids. And for the third consecutive year, Boys' Life has earned a coveted Parents' Choice Approved Award.
Jake Pritchard didn't panic when his dad fell and seriously injured his head during a rappelling trip to Putah Creek State Wildlife Area. Instead, the boy kept calm and called 911, and now his father -- though seriously injured -- is recovering at a hospital.
Noah Cahoon, a 14-year-old Eagle Scout from American Fork, Utah, was recently a guest on the ABC show Shark Tank, where ambitious entrepreneurs pitch ideas to some hungry — and sometimes unpleasant — businessmen. And he did just fine.