Waste not: 2017 National Jamboree was the greenest on record

Anyone who attended the 2017 National Jamboree already knows it was one of the most successful Jamborees ever. Now we know it was likely the greenest Jamboree ever, too. For the first time in recorded National Jamboree history, Scouts, Scouters and staff recycled and reused more than they sent to the landfill. At the 2017…

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Don’t leave your bear bag at home this winter

You’re packing for a winter camping trip. Tent, check. Warm clothes, check. Food, check. Bear bag… Do you really need a bear bag? It’s winter, after all. Aren’t the bears hibernating? Well, first of all, bears don’t hibernate like other mammals. Their body temperature drops by about 12 degrees during their wintertime slumbers, as opposed…

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2018 VenturingFest

VenturingFest 2018, the second national gathering of Venturers at the Summit Bechtel Reserve – a Scouting experience unlike any other before – is coming your way again from July 1 to July 6! WHY YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS IT VenturingFest 2018 is a special Scouting event at SBR that’s open to registered Venturers, Scouts and…

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ON ANDROID AND IPHONE The BSA web tools for adult leaders is now available in a mobile application! The web tool version has been around for several years and can be found at . Most volunteers have access to the web version since many online training modules can be taken on this platform…

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2019 World Scout Jamboree registration is now live for BSA members

The U.S. contingent logo for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree. The theme of the 2019 World Scout Jamboree is “Unlock a New World.” Now you’ve got the keys. Registration for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve is live. This means prospective youth participants, adult volunteers and staffers — known in World Scout…

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NEW PROGRAMS AT SNOW BASE – NORTH WIND You won’t want to miss out on exciting winter programming planned for this year. At both North Wind and Snow Base we continue to strive for unique and exciting programs. North Wind: The traditional Experience, Adventure and Expedition programs are in full operation, along with our newer…

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