A former NASA engineer explains how you can use science to succeed at your next pinewood derby.
Listen to BL's interview with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson about what it takes to have a career in science.
Pioneering skills and other Scouting thrills are on display at the Philadelphia Encampment.
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.
VIDEO: Backpacking can be hard, but here are some ways you can make it easier by packing the right way.
For almost one year, Life Scout Quinn Schneider and his family had a black Lab puppy named Kajsa. They helped to raise her and train her to become a guide dog and help others. Then they had to say goodbye.
Watch as Eagle Scout Jon Almquist, who works for national outdoors retailer REI, shows you how to fit a backpack in this exclusive BL video.
See photos of Troop 136's canoeing trek through Canada's Bowron Lake Provincial Park, where they found majestic mountains, remarkable rivers and lovely lakes. And plenty of paddling.
Here's the lowdown from an expert caver on the best places to get started caving.
Lush forests, barren lands and plenty of nerve-wracking climbs made for a memorable hike on the most famous volcano in the United States.
Step-by-step videos to help you learn to tie a bowline, clove hitch, diagonal lashing and other useful knots and lashings.
VIDEO: Three easy ways to treat water so it's safe to drink.
VIDEO: The moon can tell you where the sun is, and once you know the sun's position, you can use your watch to find north.
VIDEO: Important tips to help keep you safe from bears on your next camping or backpacking trip.
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.
Blu and Jewel are back for Amazonian adventures in Rio 2, releasing April 11. BL spoke with Blu's "voice," Jesse Eisenberg, to get the scoop on what it takes to put such a spectacularly animated movie on screen.
The West Point Camporee is held one weekend each spring near Lake Frederick, N.Y., not far from the United States Military Academy. Actual West Point cadets -- most of them former Scouts -- put the thousands of Scouts, Venturers and Girl Scouts through some basic training at dozens of stations.
Troop 892 from sunny, warm Fleming Island, Fla., organized a relatively inexpensive, super-fun snow trip, even though they live hundreds of miles from the nearest significant snowfall.
Watch as a professional stuntman performs the "clothesline" stunt. Don't try this at home!
Kevin Byrne is in charge of media relations and promotions for the Baltimore Ravens. His job is to help NFL stars shine when they're off the field. He coaches the players on the 'other' skills they need, like talking to the media, communicating with fans and generating publicity for their charities.