Virtual Troop Meeting – Pioneering

Pioneering is the ability to create camp gadgets and structures using poles and rope. It’s one of the oldest Scouting skills in the Handbook, and remains a significant Trail to First Class requirement. Tying knots and lashings is more than historical "bushcraft", as scouts practice physics, geometry, math and engineering when building construction projects. Pioneering …

Advancement Defined

From the 2015 Guide to Advancement (2.0.0.0 Section 2): Everything done to advance—to earn ranks and other awards and recognition—is designed to educate or to otherwise expand horizons. Members learn and develop according to a standard. This is the case from the time  a member joins, and then moves through, the programs  of Cub Scouting, …

Scout Sunday

The vision of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law. The BSA maintains that no scout can grow into the best kind of citizen without recognizing an obligation to God. In the …