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How to Pack a Backpack

VIDEO: Backpacking can be hard, but here are some ways you can make it easier by packing the right way.

Learn Guitar from a Pro

Do you want to learn how to be a rockstar? Learning to play guitar requires a lot of practice, but getting lessons from a professional teacher can help get you there faster.

How to cook deep-fried Oreos

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 theyโ€™re not kidding.

How to fit a backpack

backpack-200x148Watch as Eagle Scout Jon Almquist, who works for national outdoors retailer REI, shows you how to fit a backpack in this exclusive BL video.

Learn to tie knots

Step-by-step videos to help you learn to tie a bowline, clove hitch, diagonal lashing and other useful knots and lashings.

How to Start a Fire Without Matches

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.