Planning a Klondike derby is a great team-building exercise requiring leadership and decision-making skills. The best derbies incorporate traditional Scouting skills into fun competitions.
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?
Frozen flesh won't kill you right away -- but the pain might make you wish you were dead. Know the symptoms and how to treat them.
Fly fishermen depend on knots and must know how to tie several different knots properly. Here's how to tie some of the more common fly-fishing knots.
Losing body heat happens in all seasons, and it can kill. Know the symptoms and how to treat them.
You're ready for fishing. You've got everything ... but bait. And no cash to buy any. Well, forget throwing money at minnows. Gather your own! It's simple with this easy-to make trap.
Hunt the night sky for heroes, beasts and more and have a party while you're at it!
No matter how well-prepared you are, injuries can strike anywhere on the trail. Know what to do when they strike. The next time you see one of these five common problems, you can spring into action.
Which lure is right for catching a fish? Check out these descriptions of some common lures and then go out and give it a try.
Thin air can put a deadly squeeze on your brain and body. Know the symptoms of altitude sickness and how to treat them.
Learn how to catch fish with these simple and easy steps!
Several techniques you can use to find true north if you don't have a compass.
Walking sticks make hiking more fun. Next time you go hiking, step out with a personal walking stick that you made yourself.
These Scouts see the good, the bad, and the ugly of camp-out cooking. But what about the taste?
These important tips can help you get found if you get lost.
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.
Watch as this unusual hummingbird spins his long tail feathers to attract the attention of females.
In stream fishing, 90 percent of the fish are found in 10 percent of the water. Here’s how to find out where that is.