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NESA member mushes in famous Alaskan sled dog race

Slogging through ankle-deep, wet snow and facing 96 miles to the next checkpoint, Iditarod sled dog musher Tom Schonberger thought about his team of Siberian huskies. They trained for months ahead of the nearly 1,000-mile trek across the icy Alaskan landscape from Anchorage to Nome, which started March 3. They qualified for the famous annual sled dog…

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Eagle dog sledding veteran posts best result in Iditarod

Yesterday, we highlighted Tom Schonberger, an Eagle Scout and National Eagle Scout Association lifetime member, who got caught in unfavorable conditions while mushing in his first Iditarod sled dog race in Alaska earlier this month. Read his story here. He wasn’t the only Eagle on the 1,000-mile trail. Eagle Scout Matthew Failor — in his…

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This summer, families will experience Philmont in a totally new way

Those dense crowds, long wait times and expensive ticket prices can take a hike. This summer, choose the ultimate family vacation. Choose Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. Philmont Family Adventure, new for 2018, gives families the chance to experience Philmont however they want. Hike or ride horses, craft or climb rocks, explore or simply…

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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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