In preparing boys for responsible citizenship, the BSA recognizes an obligation to God as well as the religious element in member training. This nonsectarian guideline is an excellent resource for interfaith Christian, Jewish and Muslim worship, encouraging members to strengthen their own relationship with God through personal prayer, and to set examples for others through their conduit. It also provides information on the religious emblems program. Updated in 2016. Learn More
Discover BWCA . . . the legendary destination for canoeists from around the world! This book is an excellent guide to canoe camping in this area where you can paddle a thousand pristine lakes and streams in more than a million acres of solitude and beauty. Guide covers basic paddle craft, plus safety and practice exercises for groups preparing for a multiday trip to BWCA. Soft cover, 171 pages. Learn More
Updated for Scouts, Scout Leaders, Land Managers, and Conservation Organizations, this 2016 edition is expanded to include the role of conservation in Scouting, how Scouts can become effective stewards of the environment, the value of partnerships between Scouts and managers of public and private lands, and specific skills for getting good work done.
This book highlights the BSA’s century-long involvement with conservation and the powerful role that caring for the environment can have for today’s Scouts and the land itself. This publication will help Scout leaders establish positive relationships with land managers and includes projects tailored to the needs of Scouts. Learn More