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The Emoji Scout Law

We asked you to vote for the emoji that best represents each point of the Scout Law. Here are the results.

141 Merit Badges!

Eagle Scout Brandon Lawrence, from Troop 605 in Henderson, North Carolina, just earned his 141st merit badge.

Scuba Diving With Gentle Giants

Get trained, suit up and go swimming with one of the Earth’s coolest creatures. By Aaron Derr The whale shark is one of the coolest animals in the world. It is the

Fishing the Summit Lives Up to Hype

Whether you’re headed to jamboree next summer, or on any trip to the Summit Bechtel Reserve, you owe it to yourself to try a little fishing. And that’s not just a load of hype.

Join Together With the (Jamboree) Band

The Jamboree Band will provide music for ceremonies, events and shows throughout the 2017 National Scout Jamboree. But first, they need to find the right musicians.

Three ways to document your Scouting adventure

When you go on a Scout trip — whether it’s hiking, camping or something else — you’re making memories. Consider keeping a journal of your Scout outings that will keep those memories fresh for years to come.

Scout troop lending a bunch of hands

Boy Scout Troop 100 from Tucson, Arizona, is participating in a cool service project: using a 3-D printer to create parts for prosthetic hands, then assembling them for those in need.

Scout Program: Citizenship

You’re automatically a citizen of the country in which you were born. But that doesn't automatically make you a good citizen.

An epic tour of national parks

Troop 118 from Glendale, California, didn’t visit just one national park for their big summer trip last year. When Troop 118 traveled, they went big-time.

Eagle Scout project idea: building an ecosystem

When Ben Linkous, an Eagle Scout from Troop 417 in Gulf Breeze, Florida, participated in the Eco-Adventure program at Florida Sea Base, he was amazed at the fish, coral and other marine life that he saw.