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Posts by Rochelle Randles

Check Out the New “Scouting” Mobile App!

BSA’s Information Technology Group, along with many volunteer beta testers, are excited to announce the new Scouting mobile app, which is now available for both iPhone and Android devices. You can search for “Scouting BSA,” or click these direct links to download from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Scouting makes it easier than ever for youth and…

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And the 2017 Eagle Project of the Year Goes to…

Photo: Bryan on Scouting Blake D. of the East Carolina Council had a brilliant—and seemingly impossible—idea for his Eagle Scout service project. But as you know, if anyone can achieve the impossible, it’s a Scout! Inspired by his twin brother, who has autism and is legally blind, Blake helped to take his school’s special-needs resources…

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Get the Scoop on the Scoutbook Youth Advancement Sync

Calling all unit leaders—the Scoutbook Youth Advancement sync is officially underway! All Scouting units with active Scoutbook subscriptions have recently been invited to complete the Scoutbook Youth Advancement Sync with ScoutNet. The Scoutbook Unit Admins have been notified and given instructions on how to activate this sync by December 31, 2017. This sync will allow…

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STEM Scout Named America’s Top Young Scientist

Photo: Andy King, Discovery Education Last week, STEM Scout Gitanjali “Anjali” Rao was named the winner of the 2017 Discovery Education and 3M Young Scientist Challenge, making the world a better place in the process. Anjali’s award-winning project, the Tethys, enables users to test for lead levels in water with greater ease and effectiveness than many…

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Thoughts on Girls in Scouting from a Mom Who is a Cub Scout Leader

Since last week’s announcement that the BSA will invite girls and young women to all Scouting programs, parents, Scouts, and Scouters alike have been weighing in on the news, and we’ve heard some incredible perspectives on what this means for the Scouting community and beyond. One particularly insightful perspective comes from mom blogger Kate Etue…

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Our 4 Favorite STEM Reads for the School Year

The 2017 school year is in full swing, and students are at peak excitement for learning! This means it’s time to keep the momentum going, and we’ve got just the thing to help your young geniuses stay engaged through the coming semesters. If any program knows how to fuel enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and…

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Scouts’ Experiment Launches into Outer Space

(Photo credit: Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune) Monday, a team of Scouts watched in amazement as the project they had diligently designed and built over the last two years blasted into outer space. The launch is part of a unique partnership between the Boy Scouts of America Pathway to Adventure Council and the Center for the Advancement of…

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