Who can wear the Journey to Excellence patch on their Scout uniform?

In some units, confusion persists about who wears the JTE patch when a unit gets recognized. Let’s ask the expert for some clarification.

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Unsung Hero: Venturer driving to World Jamboree rescues family that crashed car

Jean Perea was driving to the World Scout Jamboree when a car going the other direction started swerving toward him. Scouting taught him what to do next.

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10 facts about the first Wood Badge course to celebrate its 100th anniversary

Over a span of nearly two weeks, they experienced a course that offered “practical instruction as to how a camp should be run.”

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Scouting Show and Tell: Summer adventures

What did you and your Scouts do this summer? Show us!

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This new Scouts BSA troop tripled in size, and its leaders are eager to tell us how

These days, recruiting more families means getting out there into your community. That strategy — and these three others — has helped Troop 283 grow.

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

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s stores are offering merit badge workshops for their Scouts BSA Month.

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Very good support dog recognized at Eagle court of honor for Scout with Asperger’s

When Ethan Warren, a Scout with Asperger’s, earned his Eagle Scout award, his support dog, Ranger, was by his side. After all, what are best friends for?

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

This week’s batch of 15 projects includes a memorial friendship garden, a goat playpen and a chimney swift tower for the gray-brown birds that dwell in vertical structures.

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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

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Unsung Hero: Bear Scout rescues 3-year-old who fell into frigid pond.

When a 3-year-old fell into a frigid pond, this Bear Scout didn’t hesitate. He reacted quickly, and his actions likely saved the boy’s life.

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His quest to earn every Scouts BSA merit badge became a family adventure

Partly out of necessity and partly out of familial bonds, John Ucha’s goal to earn every merit badge became his family’s goal, too.
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Go online for new Cub Scout Preview Adventures

Adventures await Cub Scouts — not only can they find them in their handbooks, but now they can adventures online.

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What is Scouts BSA?

Scouts BSA is a year-round program for youth in fifth grade through high school that provides fun, adventure, learning, challenge, and responsibility to help them become the best version of themselves.

In Scouts BSA, young men and women go places, test themselves, and have one-of-a-kind adventures that can’t be found anywhere else.

For the first time in its 100+ year history, the iconic program of the Boy Scouts of America is open to young women as well as young men, all of whom will have the chance to earn Scouting’s highest rank, Eagle Scout.