Washington, D.C., is filled with Scouting history. The first National Scout Jamboree was held near the Washington Monument in 1937, and every president since Howard Taft has
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'll hit a humor home run with these funny baseball jokes sent in by
readers. Do you know a funny joke?
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.
Light the funny fuse on your Fourth of July celebration with these hilarious jokes from
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.
What you need to know and do to Be Prepared for you big outing.
Lush forests, barren lands and plenty of nerve-wracking climbs made for a memorable hike on the most famous volcano in the United States.
Exciting and true stories of bravery, preparedness and service.
Want to catch a big one? Here are some of the top areas to search for big bass.
After making millions of casts in a lifetime, fishing pros like Tom Redington can get pretty precise with their casts. Check out some of Tom’s awesome trick shots in this video.
Even if you're not into love, romance and all that kissy stuff, you'll still love to laugh at these funny Valentine's Day jokes.
Last February, more than 250 Scouts participated in a search-and-rescue training session at Camp Wilderness, the Northern Lights Council's 2,400-acre wooded campground in Minnesota's Paul Bunyon State Forest.
Since 1968, it has been a tradition to have a mascot for each of the Olympic games. Take a peek at our photo gallery and then tell us your favorites.
Part paramedic, part special forces solder, these Air Force PJs are the finest combat search-and-rescue force in the world.
Scouts from the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council headed into California's snowy Sierra Nevada mountains for the annual BearPaw winter experience. Take a look at photos from their campout.
We can't decide which cover to use for April's special fishing issue, so we decided to ask for your opinion. Which cover do you like best?
Open your eyes (or your door!) to these great giraffe jokes sent in by BL readers.
It's the 2013 holiday gift guide! Get the scoop on what's flying, racing, spinning and lighting up on the toy scene this season.
When braving the rugged White Mountains, you deserve a nice place to sleep.
You can't find these concepts in your local dealership, but BL is here with a sneak peek at some of the fastest, greenest and most luxurious automobiles on the planet.