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Youth Protection & Training

Over the decades, the Boy Scouts of America has been a leader in developing training and policies designed to keep young people safe. These comprehensive policies were considered groundbreaking when they were developed and soon became the standard used by other...
Knots to Know

Knots to Know

Here are some must-know knots for any of your Scouting adventures! Clove Hitch This easy knot can be used to tie a horse to a post. It’s also the knot used to start and finish most lashings. The knot is tied with two loops of rope stacked on top of one another so that...

Keeping Children Safe – Scouting’s Top Priority

UNDERSTANDING AND SHARING SCOUTING’S YOUTH PROTECTION POLICIES AND PRACTICES WITH THE BACKDROP OF NATIONAL BSA ADS YOU MAY SEE OR HEAR It is important to emphasize that the safety of children in our programs is our absolute top priority. That’s precisely why, over...
Trail to Eagle

Trail to Eagle

To earn the Eagle Scout rank, the highest advancement rank in Scouting, a youth must fulfill requirements in the areas of leadership, service, and outdoor skills. Although many options are available to demonstrate proficiency in these areas, a number of specific...