Q. What should you pack in a daypack at Scout camp?
Build a camp chair
Relax around camp by building a comfortable chair. It's easy if you have the pioneering skills.
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.
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 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.
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.
How to prevent and treat blisters
There's nothing better than hiking or backpacking in the great outdoors, but a blister can quickly ruin your day. Here are tips for how to avoid getting blisters and how to treat them.
How to keep your gear clean and ready
Gear Guy tells you how to keep your gear clean and ready for action.
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.
Take a hike with your own walking stick
Walking sticks make hiking more fun. Next time you go hiking, step out with a personal walking stick that you made yourself.
How to go fishing at night
Fishing after dark takes skill. Here are tips to help you catch your limit.
Hiking through history
By exploring a historical trail, hikers can follow in the footsteps of the trailblazers who carved their own paths through the American wilderness.
How to stay safe from bears
VIDEO: Important tips to help keep you safe from bears on your next camping or backpacking trip.
Catch and release fishing tips
Here are a few tips for ensuring the fish you catch have the best chance of survival.
Plan and run a Klondike derby
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.
How to set a steady hiking pace
The key to a smooth hike: setting the right pace. Here's how to find it.