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2021-2022 preview: Philmont Scout Ranch

The COVID-19 pandemic closed Philmont Scout Ranch this past summer, but the high-adventure base is ready for its biggest season in 2021 with new construction of trail camps, trails, staffed program areas and other infrastructure, which will allow Philmont to enhance its already mitigated environmental impact practices to an even higher level. The base is best…

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2021-2022 preview: Northern Tier National High Adventure

Nearly 100 years ago, Scouts made their first treks into the wilderness on the Minnesota-Canada border. You can register for special Northern Tier High Adventure treks in 2022, celebrating the Minnesota base’s 100th anniversary. Canoeing and fishing is a major part of the Northern Tier National High Adventure program during the summer, while Scouts can…

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2021-2022 preview: Florida National High Adventure Sea Base

Ahoy! Adventures await at the Sea Base. Sea Base, stationed in the Florida Keys, operates 19 different programs in the Bahamas, Dry Tortugas, Florida Keys and U.S. Virgin Islands. Scouts can choose to camp, paddle, sail, scuba-dive or participate in multi-adventure or a STEM adventure. You can select a specialized program that interests your Scouts, whether they’re…

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2021-2022 preview: National High Adventure Sea Base

Ahoy! Adventures await at the Sea Base. Sea Base, stationed in the Florida Keys, operates 19 different programs in the Bahamas, Dry Tortugas, Florida Keys and U.S. Virgin Islands. Scouts can choose to camp, paddle, sail, scuba-dive or participate in multi-adventure or a STEM adventure. You can select a specialized program that interests your Scouts, whether they’re…

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New high-adventure base ‘Find Your Adventure’ portal launches

The BSA’s Outdoor Adventures team is gearing up to welcome Scouts and Scouters to high-adventure bases for the 2021-2022 seasons. To help you manage registering for these life-changing experiences, you can log on to a new Find Your Adventure info portal. Registration for 2022 opens during the last week of October at Philmont Scout Ranch,…

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Eagle Scout on the front lines of fight against Western wildfires

Distinguished Eagle Scout Mike Huneke spent two weeks in Wyoming in late September and early October 2020 fighting the Mullen Fire. Photo by Cole Sanspree Sometimes the Philmont belt buckle makes it obvious. Other times, Mike Huneke casually brings up Scouting in conversation only to hear someone say, “I’m an Eagle Scout, too.” No matter…

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‘Be Prepared to Vote’ with these Election Day Ten Essentials

Liberty Bell doorknob hangers from 1952. In 1952, an army of Scouts — all too young to vote themselves — launched an unprecedented campaign to get out the vote. They added crepe-paper streamers and homemade “Vote” signs to their bicycles. They went block by block delivering 30 million Liberty Bell-shaped doorknob hangers that read “Today’s…

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Scouts fire up their 3D printers to help during the pandemic

Left, Vishnu Moorthy and his sister Siri. Right, Brantley O’Day II. Ever since news circulated of Canadian Scout Quinn Callander’s idea to create “ear savers” to help doctors and nurses at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America have been emulating the effort in their communities. Scouts use a…

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