I want to buy a sailboat but don't want to break the bank. What is an affordable 35 to 40-foot boat with a nice cabin I can sleep in?
How to avoid hypothermia
Losing body heat happens in all seasons, and it can kill. Know the symptoms and how to treat them.
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.
How to care for hiking boots
VIDEO: Boots are one of the most important pieces of gear you'll take on the trail. A worn-out pair can make you miserable. So take care of your footwear, and it'll take care of you.
Choosing the most effective bug spray
Mosquitos and other bugs can spread disease and drive you crazy in the wilderness. Have no fear; bug sprays are here. But before you buy something to spray on your skin, consider the pluses and minuses.
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.
How to determine which eye is dominant
You might not know it, but one of your eyes completely determines the direction in which you look. That’s the dominant eye that you need to use to aim your firearm.
Checklist for a paddling outing
Going on a paddling outing? Here’s a checklist to help you pack.
Can you name that fish?
Do you know a walleye from a bluegill? Test yourself by taking our match-the-catch fish quiz.
How to treat and purify water
VIDEO: Three easy ways to treat water so it's safe to drink.
Fun games to play in the snow
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?
How to set a steady hiking pace
The key to a smooth hike: setting the right pace. Here's how to find it.
Unusual but effective cooking methods
Bread baked by mailbox? Fish roasted on a stick? North Carolina Scouts show off their unusual -- but effective -- cooking skills.
Catch and release fishing tips
Here are a few tips for ensuring the fish you catch have the best chance of survival.
Make a backpacking sled
Use this homemade sled to handle the extra weight of winter camping gear.
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.