I want to buy a camp saw that will really last. Something that can take a beating. It doesn’t need to be lightweight for packing since we usually drive to our campsites. Any suggestions?
Guy Gear: What You Want or What You Need?
Dream big with the drool-worthy stuff or — better yet — suit up with these reliable and affordable gear picks.
Make your own mailbox stove
Looking for a unique and fun way to cook for your troop? Do what this North Carolina troop does: Cook in a mailbox.
Lost in the woods! Now what?
These important tips can help you get found if you get lost.
Spectacular hummingbird video
Watch as this unusual hummingbird spins his long tail feathers to attract the attention of females.
Scouts compete in Winter Olympics-style biathlon
Watch as Scouts participate in the Olympic Biathlon Experience at Soldier Hollow Cross-Country Ski Resort, the site of the 2002 Winter Olympic biathlon.
Make a backpacking sled
Use this homemade sled to handle the extra weight of winter camping gear.
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 well do you know the Boy Scout Handbook?
Throughout your time as a Boy Scout, you're going to learn a lot of different things about a lot of different things. To test your skills, see how you do on our online quiz based on information in the Boy Scout Handbook.
How to avoid frostbite
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.
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.
How to keep your gear clean and ready
Gear Guy tells you how to keep your gear clean and ready for action.
How to Fish in a Stream Pool
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.
How to treat and purify water
VIDEO: Three easy ways to treat water so it's safe to drink.
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 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