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Beyond the Ashes

On May 31, 2018 the Ute Park Fire began close to the Philmont Scout Ranch property line near Cimarroncita. Over the next few weeks, brave firefighters fought this and several other wildfires around the ranch. the 2018 Ute Park Fire damaged over 27,000 acres of Philmont. Philmont is committed to the recovery of the land…

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New Scoutbook Training and Resources available for Den Leaders!

Scoutbook has recently released two new resources for Den Leaders! 1.) The Den Leader Experience in Scoutbook Guide – DenLeader_Scoutbook_ExperienceTour 2.) From the Scoutbook Users Advisory Council:  We have had a lot of requests for a “sandbox area” where people who are not den leaders (such as Cubmasters, Committee Members, Commissioners, District Trainers) can see…

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Internet Advancement 2.0 Now Available

For units not yet using Scoutbook, a new upgraded version of Internet Advancement has been released. The improvements make inputting advancement updates faster, allow leaders to search advancement history easily and give Scouters more control over printable reports including those that are used to make purchases at the Scout Shop. For answers to commonly asked…

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Philmont by the numbers

  Summer 2019 has been a record-breaking year for Philmont in terms of numbers. In order to show just how massive the Summer 2019 season has been, several departments around Base Camp have shared their numbers. Through the raw data, it’s possible to finally put the season into perspective. First, the participants. While the numbers…

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Keep up to date on World Scout Jamboree News

Each morning and night a live news and entertainment show will be broadcast across the Jamboree site and around the world. This humorous program will recap the current day’s events, highlight interesting Jamboree stories, and preview the next day’s activities. Check out New World Live! for all of your World Scout Jamboree news and Live…

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New Cub Scout Preview Adventure!

  Welcome to the fun and exciting Yo-Yo Preview Adventure sponsored by Duncan Toys.  This preview adventure gives Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts the opportunity to learn the concepts that make a yo-yo work and the basic physics of a pendulum. Duncan has provide great  instructional videos to help you present this adventure to your…

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