From the KidSkills series, these helpful books are designed to teach crafts to Scouts of all ages and all levels including beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Whether it’s leatherworking, woodworking, basketry, or wood-carving each book is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step written and visual guide with 20 fun projects that will inspire the young artisan as well as aid leaders. Soft cover; 72 pages. Learn More
This book introduces young people to the pleasures and challenges of camping. There are any number of projects and plans to entertain those whose travels take them into fields and forests. There are chapters on packing a horse, on making clothes and moccasins, on camp cooking, and on building piers, boats and sleds. The directions are clear, the diagrams simple, and the activities enticing. The chapters in this book are divided up by seasons of the year. Learn More
This compact book explains how to structure finance volunteers in the district. It includes a council annual fund-raising time line. Here you will find the finance policies of the BSA. It also suggests how to help units with finance. Learn More
BSA’s NOVA Awards program incorporates learning with cool activities and exposure to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). The hope is that the requirements and activities for earning these awards stimulates interest in STEM-related fields and shows Scouts how STEM principles apply to everyday living and the world around them. Counselors and mentors help bring this engaging, contemporary, and fun program to life for youth members.