Posts by Bryan Wendell

Boys’ Life Wants to Tell YOUR Story

Do your Scouts want to land on the same pages as some of the most famous Scouts of all time? Here’s their chance! Whether you’re carving out the adventure of a lifetime in a snow-filled wonderland or staying warm by spending time with seniors in a retirement home, tell us about the unit outings you…

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It’s time for #Campsgiving, a great outdoor Thanksgiving tradition

Scouts go on outdoor adventures all year long, including around Thanksgiving. We like to call it #Campsgiving, a time when the Boy Scouts of America encourages units go hiking, camping and cooking traditional Thanksgiving meals outside. It’s not a new tradition for some units. For example, Troop 66 of West Suffield, Conn., hosts a Thanksgiving…

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson attended this Scouting event in the ’90s

Before saying “You’re Welcome” to Moana, jumping into Jumanji or asking wrestling fans if they could “smell what The Rock is cooking,” Dwayne Johnson was a successful football player at the University of Miami. And it was during his years with the national championship-winning Miami Hurricanes that Johnson visited the Lincoln-Marti Camporee in Miami to…

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2020-2021 preview: Florida National High Adventure Sea Base

Step aboard for high adventure at the Sea Base. With treks in the Florida Keys, Bahamas and U.S. Virgin Islands, the Florida National High Adventure Sea Base offers once-in-a-lifetime adventures customized to the interests of your Scouts and Venturers. Start planning your 2020 or 2021 trek now. Before you know it, you’ll be exploring the ocean, scoping…

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2020-2021 preview: Philmont Scout Ranch

After the 2018 Ute Park fire, Philmont Scout Ranch is back in a big way. More than 24,000 campers visited there last summer — Philmont’s largest summer ever. The base is best known for seven- and 12-day treks that challenge participants mentally and physically. Treks include stops at several of Philmont’s staffed backcountry camps, where…

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2020-2021 preview: Northern Tier National High Adventure Program

Grab your paddle and venture into pristine wilderness as part of the Northern Tier National High Adventure Program. During a 6- to 14-night trek of 50 to 150 miles, Northern Tier crews explore the natural frontier of Minnesota and Canada. After loading their canoes with gear for the entire journey, Scouts and Venturers follow in the…

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