Q. What should you pack in a daypack at Scout camp?
Spectacular hummingbird video
Watch as this unusual hummingbird spins his long tail feathers to attract the attention of females.
Checklist for a bicycling outing
Going on a bicycling outing? Here's a checklist of gear to pack.
How to identify stars in the winter sky
Here's an easy way to trace your way from one winter constellation to another.
How to skip rocks
A stone skipping expert shares tips to help you successfully skip stones.
Make a backpacking sled
Use this homemade sled to handle the extra weight of winter camping gear.
How to sleep well on the trail
Gear Guy is here with tips to help you get a good night's rest on the trail.
Fun games to play in the snow
Staying safe on a winter outing is hard work, but that doesn't mean there won't be time for fun. Here are a few activities we came up with. Can you think of more?
Five great outdoor games
Got some free time during a camp-out? Don't hide in your tent. Get out and play!
How to go fishing at night
Fishing after dark takes skill. Here are tips to help you catch your limit.
Properly Portaging Your Canoe
Technique is more important than sheer strength when lifting your canoe.
Choosing the most effective bug spray
Mosquitos and other bugs can spread disease and drive you crazy in the wilderness. Have no fear; bug sprays are here. But before you buy something to spray on your skin, consider the pluses and minuses.
3 fun wintertime projects to do when it’s cold outside
Don't stay indoors during the winter! Here are three fun projects that you can only do when it's cold outside.
Test your skills in 10 emergency scenarios
Test your first aid and emergency response skills with scenarios inspired by Crew 409’s First Aid Meet.
How to avoid altitude sickness
Thin air can put a deadly squeeze on your brain and body. Know the symptoms of altitude sickness and how to treat them. Submitted by Buck Tilton
How to build a campfire safely and responsibly
Campfire building is an important camping skill. However, overuse of campfires and an increasing demand for firewood has degraded the natural appearance of many areas. When building a fire, remember to leave no trace.