Former Scout Ken Burns is one of America’s most talented filmmakers. We recently spoke to him about the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, his documentaries and how to get started in the film business.
Video of participants at the Highland Games, held at Camp Tahuaya near Belton, Texas.
Every month, you have the chance to ask Pedro questions in the Hitchin’ Rack. But earlier this year, it was PEDRO’S turn to ask YOU a question. Dozens of you made videos answering his question for a chance to win a cool prize. Here are the four winners.
Now when people look at Sean Sterner, all they see is an asterix. Don't use steroids, it's not worth it.
Steven Haddock is doing his best to illuminate what's in the darkest depths of our oceans. As a marine biologist, he has studied his share of unusual and mysterious organisms. Take a look at some of them in this video.
Five Cub Scout packs came together last winter in Buckley, Wash., to see what kinds of things they could build with Lego bricks. Watch this video of one of their creations, or see photos of amazing Lego creations from around the world.
On a 50-mile journey through the New River Gorge, Scouts come face to face with a mountain of trash, a challenging hike and one monster rapid that can make or break the entire trip. Check out video from their adventure.
Watch as California Scouts get down to walk, jump, crawl and even swim through an underground passageway.
In the May 2011 issue, Boys' Life magazine takes an inside look at a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter aircrew. Here are some videos that show those aircrews in action.
It's easy to cook up a killer cobbler in a Dutch oven. But watch as these guys actually cook up the oven, too.
Listen (and watch!) this exclusive interview with Pee Wee Harris.
Take some tips from a world record-holding skater.
Watch as Scouts participate in the Olympic Biathlon Experience at Soldier Hollow Cross-Country Ski Resort, the site of the 2002 Winter Olympic biathlon.
There are three ways to start a fire without the help of matches. Each can be effective, and all take lots of practice, but they're actually pretty fun to learn. Watch our step-by-step video to learn how.
More than 70 teams from around the world traveled to the U.S. Rocket and Space Center in Huntsville, Ala. for NASA's annual Great Moonbuggy Race.
In June 2009, Mike Massimino flew aboard STS-125 Atlantis on the final space-shuttle mission to the Hubble Space Telescope. Watch highlights of his spacewalk in this video from NASA TV.
Watch as Texas Cub Scouts put a new twist on the old Scouting for Food tradition.
Watch highlights from the 2010 National Scouting Jamboree.
Pedro takes you on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour to see how Boys' Life magazine is published.
Watch as North Carolina Scouts fend off ticks, poison ivy and some thick vegetation to help clear a 900-mile trail.