In a survival situation, when you are all alone in the Northern Tundra with only a T-shirt and pants, what one thing would you want?
How to go fishing at night
Fishing after dark takes skill. Here are tips to help you catch your limit.
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?
First aid for the trail
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. Submitted by Paul G. Gill Jr. , M.D.
How to find fossils
Sometimes a rock's just a rock ... and sometimes it's a fossil. How can you tell the difference?
Make your own minnow trap
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.
17 tasty Dutch oven recipes
Here are some favorite Dutch oven recipes from our pals Tim and Christine Conners and their book, The Scout’s Dutch Oven Cookbook.
How to identify stars in the winter sky
Here's an easy way to trace your way from one winter constellation to another.
Watch Venturers take part in Road to Ranger program
Venturers from the Lone Star State take significant steps toward earning the Ranger Award during a week at Sid Richardson Scout Ranch in north Texas.
Ultralight backpacking sample gear list
When practicing the art of ultralight backpacking, every ounce counts. Here is a sample packing list from a backpacker who participated in an ultralight trek last summer based out of the Montana Council’s Montana High Adventure Base.
Make a firefly lantern
Want a natural nightlight? Catch some fireflies and make a firefly lantern. Here's how.
Geocaching takes you on a modern-day treasure hunt
On treasure maps of old, X marked the spot. Today’s treasure might be marked N 41 51.649 W 085 46.433. Confused? Then you probably haven’t heard about geocaching, a modern-day treasure hunt activity.
Scouts in Minot, N.D. know plenty about winter camping. They experience it for much of the year.
Animal track identification quiz
How well can you identify animal tracks? Take our quiz and find out!
How to stay clean on the trail
Gear Guy tells you what you need to do to stay clean in the outdoors.
An all-star tour of the night sky
Hunt the night sky for heroes, beasts and more and have a party while you're at it!