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Winter Camping

How to Build an Igloo

A brilliant use of engineering and resources, this simple dome made out of snow blocks is both strong and versatile.

How to Build a Survival Shelter

Being prepared to live — and live well — when you’re far from the comforts of home starts with being able to take effective shelter from the elements.

Photos of winter activities at Camp Wilderness

Last February, more than 250 Scouts participated in a search-and-rescue training session at Camp Wilderness, the Northern Lights Council's 2,400-acre wooded campground in Minnesota's Paul Bunyon State Forest.

Photos from the BearPaw winter camp experience

Scouts from the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council headed into California's snowy Sierra Nevada mountains for the annual BearPaw winter experience. Take a look at photos from their campout.