How do you keep pots from your mess kit from turning black when using them over a fire?
Scout outdoor essentials checklist
Need to know what to bring on your next outing? Every packing list starts with these items. They're called "Scouting Outdoor Essentials" for a reason.
Snowboarding tips from pro Red Gerard
13-year-old pro snowboarder Red Gerard shares tips to help you become a better snowboarder.
10 steps to start fishing
Learn how to catch fish with these simple and easy steps! Submitted by Don Wirth
Make a firefly lantern
Want a natural nightlight? Catch some fireflies and make a firefly lantern. Here's how.
Build a camp chair
Relax around camp by building a comfortable chair. It's easy if you have the pioneering skills.
How to build a quinzee snow shelter
A quinzee is a simple shelter made by hollowing out a big pile of snow. They can take several hours to build, but are an effective way to stay warm when camping in the winter. Here's how to build one.
How to skip rocks
A stone skipping expert shares tips to help you successfully skip stones.
How to keep your gear clean and ready
Gear Guy tells you how to keep your gear clean and ready for action.
How to cook some goofy grub
These Scouts see the good, the bad, and the ugly of camp-out cooking. But what about the taste?
Checklist for a basic warm-weather outing
Going on a warm-weather outing? Here's a checklist to help you pack.
How to build a bug board
They might annoy us or amaze us, but there's no question about it: Bugs are an essential part of the natural order of things. Here's how to make your own nature museum to display them.
Lost in the woods! Now what?
These important tips can help you get found if you get lost.
How to build a survival shelter
Being prepared to live — and live well — when you’re far from the comforts of home starts with being able to take effective shelter from the elements.
Keep your gear dry when canoeing
Nothing’s worse than a soaked sleeping bag or a wet change of clothes after a day in the canoe. Here are some quick tips to keep all your stuff dry.
Tips to help you build a fire
Use these simple steps to build a fire at your next campout.