Posts by Bryan Wendell

It’s Scouts BSA month at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s stores

Outdoor retailers Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s are an outdoorsman’s paradise. Most retail stores feature at least 80,000 square feet (many are a lot bigger) full of equipment for camping, hunting, fishing, boating and off-roading. This month, they’ll also have merit badge counselors. Each of the more than 150 retail stores in the U.S. plans to…

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Extreme Makeovers, Round 28: Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos

Note: This is the 28th in an occasional series where I share Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos. See the complete collection here and submit your own here. To fully understand the impact Eagle Scout projects have on communities, you need to see to believe. That’s why I asked to see Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos — the same photos prospective Eagles are asked…

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This is Your Scouts’ Chance to Help Guide the BSA 

Do you know a standout Scout who would love to guide the BSA with insights and perspective? Want to give your Scouts a chance to live out the tenets of the Scout Law? The BSA’s Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) is calling all helpful Scouts! Read on to learn more. YAP will kick off this fall…

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The future looks bright following the World Scout Jamboree

The 24th World Scout Jamboree, a World Organization of the Scout Movement event held this year at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, had opportunities for Scouts to try activities they’ve never experienced before, as well as meet some impressive Scouters, like astronaut and Distinguished Eagle Scout Greg Johnson, who spoke to Scouts about…

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