Jack Pape will be honored by the BSA with the American Spirit Award.
There are few better ways to be helpful than getting a summer job in the great outdoors.
It's easy to cook up a killer cobbler in a Dutch oven. But watch as these guys actually make their own Dutch oven, too.
Boy Scout Troop 175 in Simsbury, Conn., participates each year in an 18-hour exercise that tests the Scouts both mentally and physically.
The Scouts of Troop 131 love their hometown of Wrentham, Mass. Turns out their hometown loves them right back.
Four Scouts from Georgia climbed three different peaks higher than 14,000 feet over a period of seven days last summer.
The BSA's newest high-adventure base has a new Web site, and there's tons of cool stuff to see.
Whether your headed to Philmont anytime soon or not, you'll enjoy the new Field Guide.
Bryce Thornton, a Boy Scout from Troop 48 in Eagle Point, Ore., is serious about supporting U.S. soldiers who are stationed overseas.
If you can demonstrate your knowledge and skill in the outdoors, you can earn five new BSA badges, and maybe even a new medal as well.
More than 35,000 Scouts from around the world are coming to America.
The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and Boys' Life need your help.
Along with the new year, there are new Boy Scout requirements.
Now that's what we call a food drive!
Nothing beats skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Just remember to wear a helmet.
Watch as Scouts participate in the Olympic Biathlon Experience at Soldier Hollow Cross-Country Ski Resort, the site of the 2002 Winter Olympic biathlon.
Four words: Philmont ... in ... high ... definition
Forward these videos to your friends who aren't in Scouting and see if you can get them to sign up.
Grab your GPS, your map and your Geocaching merit badge pamphlet and get ready to earn the newest and coolest badge.
National Robotics Week is significant to the BSA for many reasons the biggest of which is this: It's when we're going to officially announce the availability of the Robotics Merit Badge and the requirements that go with it.
Many campers these days are moving away from traditional outdoor campfires and opting instead for chemical-fueled equipment, not only for cooking, but also for heating and lighting.
The most common way for a Boy Scout to properly dispose of an unusable U.S. flag is by burning. But if the flag is made of nylon, burning is not necessarily a good idea.
Blake Cortright, a Boy Scout from Latham, N.Y., has written, directed and produced a fascinating documentary film about what is believed to be the first-ever Boy Scout camp in America.
Several thousand Texas Scouts gathered this fall to launch more than 3,000 rockets into the sky. They also launched themselves into the Guinness Book of World Records.
In 2011, Boys' Life will celebrate its 100th birthday. Between now and then, you can find some of the best writing in our history in one book.
The Southeast Louisiana Council will be presenting a Distinguished Eagle Scout Award to one of their local favorites: artist George Rodrigue.
At Camp Thunder, Boy Scouts got to practice safe shooting from the folks who know it best: the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
Oregon Boy Scouts will be among the first in the country to earn the Inventions merit badge when they gather at EurekaFest at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry this weekend.
Imagine a Pinewood Derby track nearly as long as football field. That's the Screamin' Eagle, a 263-foot, 2 1/4-inch track that was featured at a Cub Scout event in Illinois last summer.
Adventure Base 100, a traveling interactive BSA camp, is on its way to the Northeast, where it will be open for business next month.
At the 2010 National Scout Jamboree last summer, a couple of star-struck Boy Scouts got to interview Mike Rowe, an Eagle Scout and host of the hit TV show Dirty Jobs.
Watch as Texas Cub Scouts put a new twist on the old Scouting for Food tradition.
Eagle Scout Eric Fiala biked 20,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina in the name of adventure and autism awareness. Listen to BL's interview with Eric as he talks about the trip's memorable moments.
Johnny Strange was the youngest person to climb the Seven Summits -- the tallest peaks on each of the seven continents. Listen to exclusive excerpts of our interview with this former Cub Scout.
Okpik at the Northern Tier High Adventure Bases is not a winter survival camp. Okpik is a winter fun camp. Watch these videos to get a taste of Okpik fun.
Watch video of Indiana Cub Scouts experiencing a whole new speed of pinewood derby at this giant track.
In a previously unpublished interview, Eagle Scout Steve Fossett told Boys' Life what made him tick.
What do you think Cub Scouts will be wearing in years to come? A hat that can be used as a stove? Rocket shoes for a quick escape from danger?
You think your last outing was exciting? Check out where this Eagle Scout blasted off to.
Gators, rattlers and water moccasins…Florida Scouts find the Everglades is much more than a river of grass.
Armed only with helmets and headlamps, Scouts head into the deep, black emptiness.…
Eagle Scout Ben Pope wasn't as out of place as you might think. Turns out his Scout training served him well during his time near the South Pole.