Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson to find a reliable route of waterways from the eastern part of the United States
Pedro experiments with a baking soda volcano. It didn't quite work out as planned.
Most people flee from erupting volcanoes because they’re big and loud and dangerous. But when a volcano blows its top anywhere in Alaska, Game McGimsey can’t wait to
Celebrate the end of school and the beginning of summer with these 21 funny summer vacation jokes sent to us by Boys' Life readers.
You'll hit a humor home run with these funny baseball jokes sent in by
readers. Do you know a funny joke?
Light the funny fuse on your Fourth of July celebration with these hilarious jokes from
Boys' Life readers.
You can make biking easier, safer and more fun with these video tips and tricks from bicycling experts.
Camp cooking doesn’t have to be weird or boring. Check out how recipes for some of your favorite foods can be adapted for your next campout.
Cooking tips and recipes from MasterChef Junior TV cooking champion Logan Guleff.
Pedro tells the story, but you twist the plot in our new interactive adventure.
Members of Arizona's Troop 818 climb, rappel, squeeze, scramble, wade and swim their way through three of Zion National Park’s famed twisty-turny canyons.
In this new merit badge, you'll learn to create animations, how animation is used and fun career opportunities in animation.
Listen in on BL's interview with the lead singer of Imagine Dragons, the Grammy-winning band behind hits like “Radioactive,” “It’s Time” and “I Bet My Life.”
Enjoy a taste of Mexico on your next campout with these three tasty Dutch Oven recipes.
Meteorologist Reed Timmer and his Dominator vehicle gather data to better understand deadly storms.
Take an interactive tour of Scouting history sites in our nation's capital.
Do you want to learn how to be a rockstar? Learning to play guitar requires a lot of practice, but getting lessons from a professional teacher can help get you there faster.
Make your mom laugh out loud with these funny Mother's Day jokes. Hint: They'd be great inside that homemade card that you're not going to forget to make for her!
The Civil War has yet again arrived at his family's doorstep, and Johnny McLean is a witness to history in this short story by Michael P. Spradlin.
Even if you remember to wear green on March 17, you'll still get a "pinch" of humor with these funny St. Patrick's Day jokes submitted by Boys' Life readers.
Think you know St. Patrick's Day/Ireland? May the luck of the Irish be with you.
These 6 extreme races test human endurance, strength, courage and skill.
Here's a list of a few extinct animals, endangered species and some that might still make it back from the brink.
Check out the 2014 Boys' Life Summer Fun Photo Contest winners.
Videos of some of the sled dogs that make up Matt Failor's team, and take a tour of his sled.
Think you know your presidential trivia? Prove it with our fun quiz.
Walter Sterling is about to take off. Sitting in a harness at the top of a giant hill, all he can see ahead of him is foggy air and the zip line that will take him down the
Bioluminescence is a wild light show in nature. Check out these naturally glowing plants and animals.
More commemorative America the Beautiful Quarters are on the way.
It’s true: The White House can be a real zoo at times!
Pedro loves New Year's Resolutions, but he can't think of a good one.
Looking for a unique gift for mom, dad or anyone special in your life? Check out homemade gift ideas in the BL Workshop.
Throughout November, we polled our readers on boyslife.org to get their thoughts on Thanksgiving. Here's what we learned.
If you were a Thanksgiving food, what would you be? Find out!
See photos from Winterfest, an annual event that brings together 3,000 Venturers and Explorers in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
When done right, an igloo can keep you nice and cozy – even on the coldest winter night.
Every November, Troop 1015 invites almost everyone they know to attend their Turkey Feed. Here are the recipes they use to feed 100 people.
Check out the hottest toys for this holiday season.
The jamboree was scheduled to start at midnight. Reason to worry? Naaaahh.
You've heard of the Loch Ness Monster of Scotland and the abominable snowman of the Himalayas, but the U.S. also has its own "monsters." Here are some of the most popular.
Your mateys will yo ho ho with these funny pirate jokes sent in by Boys' Life readers.
Little does Evan Forrester know, but the spooky old Grady house holds the secret to his future. Read the latest fiction from the pages of Boys' Life.
For almost one year, Life Scout Quinn Schneider and his family had a black Lab puppy named Kajsa. They helped to raise her and train her to become a guide dog and help others. Then they had to say goodbye.
See photos of Troop 136's canoeing trek through Canada's Bowron Lake Provincial Park, where they found majestic mountains, remarkable rivers and lovely lakes. And plenty of paddling.
Here's the lowdown from an expert caver on the best places to get started caving.
Troop 224 from Sherwood, Ore., trekked more than 40 miles through the Wallowa Mountains in northeastern Oregon. Along the way, they survived one of the most difficult descents in the Pacific Northwest, swam in a pristine mountain lake and made it to the summit of Eagle Cap peak.
Want to give your dad something funny for Father's Day? Why not tell him a joke. Here are 20 great jokes about dads sent in by Boys' Life readers.
Unexpectedly, Rick’s field trip turns into quite an adventure. Read the exciting ending to our you-finish-the-story contest!
It takes a ton of toughness -- both physical and mental -- to tackle a 100-mile canoe trip through the Tennessee wilderness.