Learn some basic skateboarding techniques from a world record-holding skater.
Jump into one of the world's most exciting -- and challenging -- environments at Louisiana's Swamp Base.
Beast Feast, held every Monday night during summer camp at Cole Canoe Base in Michigan, is billed as the largest outdoor cooking demonstration in Scouting. And they’re not kidding.
What’s going on in this video? What are those puppies doing, and what are they thinking? Write your funniest caption for this video and we’ll post it for everyone to read.
Videos of some of the sled dogs that make up Matt Failor's team, and take a tour of his sled.
Walter Sterling is about to take off. Sitting in a harness at the top of a giant hill, all he can see ahead of him is foggy air and the zip line that will take him down the
A former NASA engineer explains how you can use science to succeed at your next pinewood derby.
'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.
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.
Go behind the scenes of one of the most popular sections in Boys' Life: Scouts in Action.
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
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.
The Scout Brigade at Fort George features thousands of Scouts from both countries honoring those who fought in the War of 1812 and to also celebrate the centuries of peace that have followed.
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.
Roughly 200 Scouts from the Three Rivers District of the Greater Alabama Council had a blast as they fired shotguns, rifles, pistols and BB guns during the Top Shot camporee last spring at Frank Spain Scout Reservation.
Some of the world's best tree climbers compete in a series of competitions designed to mimic the job of an arborist.
See clips from a documentary series on The Weather Channel called "Hurricane Hunters."
Watch Eagle Scout and champion barefoot water skier Ryan Jameson perform his best trick, a "back toe-up."
As a Videogame producer, John Day has created popular games such as "Meet the Robinsons," "Cars 2" and "Toy Story 3." Here's a sneak peek at his current project, an open-world game releasing later this year called "Disney Infinity."
Watch as a KC-135 refuels B-1 Bombers and A-10 Warthogs in support of Operation Enduring Freedom over Afghanistan.
Watch video of the Blue Angels in action, as well as footage from Boys' Life's flight.
The new season of Scouting for Adventure begins this week on the Outdoor Channel.
Strengthen your arms, legs, chest, back and especially your core (abdominal) muscles. Watch this video to learn how to do the prone bridge/hand tap exercise correctly.
Greg Heffley might be the "Wimpy Kid" of book and big-screen fame, but he's no wimp when it comes to camping. (Or is he?) Here's his video guide to the great outdoors.
Watch the archived video from the Boyslife.org webcast with Michael Scott, author of the series "The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel."
For one member of Troop 89, getting to the summit of Mount Whitney was the end of a four-year journey. For others, it was just the beginning.
Eagle Scout Mark Rose has a job many people only dream about. He helps design the rides and attractions at Busch Gardens in Tampa, Fla. Check out videos of two of the roller coasters at the theme park.
When Scouts from Troop 2 in Billings, Mont., decided to earn their Robotics merit badge, they went all out. See video of their robot in action.
Squats strengthen leg, rear and stomach muscles. Watch this video to learn how to do squats correctly.
Listen in on parts of BL’s interview with former Life Scout Robert Ballard, who discovered the Titanic wreck in 1985.
Working out doesn't mean you have to spend money on expensive gear or a gym membership. Here are some workout routines you can do using easy-to-make, affordable equipment pieces.
Listen in on clips of BL's interview with famous actor and former Life Scout LeVar Burton, who plays Doc Greene in the new Hub TV cartoon series "Transformers Rescue Bots."
Pushups strengthen chest, arm, shoulder and stomach muscles. Watch this video to learn how to do pushups correctly.
Rock climbing at the BSA’s newest high-adventure base, the Summit Bechtel Reserve, is going to be awesome. Venturing Crew 5.14 from Oley, Pa., has already experienced it first hand.
Best-selling author Christopher Paolini answered questions from Boys' Life magazine readers in a live webcast on Dec. 12, 2011.