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How to cook deep-fried Oreos

Beast Feast, held every Monday night during summer camp at Cole Canoe Base in Michigan, is billed as the largest outdoor cooking demonstration in Scouting. And they’re not kidding.

Folding flags for Special Forces

DevinProckCollecting flags, folding them and sending them overseas to members of our Special Forces was a natural fit for this Scout's service project.

Boy Scout Saves a Life; Gets on TV

EmeryBensonEmery 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.

Boys’ Life Earns Parents’ Choice Magazine Award

JanCoverFor 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.

Cub Scout Keeps Cool When Dad Is Injured

JakePritchardJake 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.

Kansas Scouts Drive In, Camp Out

DriveInCampOut5Around 30 Boy Scouts, Webelos Scouts, Cub Scouts and even some Girl Scouts from Dodge City, Kansas, relived the good old days earlier this fall when they camped out a local drive-in movie theater.

Scouts save dog’s life in Oklahoma

Four Scouts from Troop 65 in Harrah Okla., are being called heroes after saving a the life of a dog. The Scouts were recently camping outside a church, when they heard

Eagle Scout Survives Venture Into Shark Tank

NoahCahoonNoah 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.

It Was A Busy Summer For These Cycling Eagle Scouts

ESCAAIn between finishing out the school year last spring and starting another one this fall, the Eagle Scouts of Troop 165 in Fredericksburg, Va., had a busy summer. As in, cycling-3,800-miles-across-the-country busy.

Inspiring Service Project Honors 16,000-Plus Fallen Heroes

JoshuaKatzBoy Scout Joshua Katz of Lake Worth, Florida, knew he wanted to honor the fallen soldiers buried at South Florida National Cemetery, but he also knew he didn't want to leave any one hero out. How to honor 16,000-plus fallen soldiers all at once?
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