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
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.
The Best in Tent Camping: West Virginia is a guidebook for tent campers who like quiet, scenic, and serene campsites. It's the perfect resource if you blanch at the thought of pitching a tent on a concrete slab, trying to sleep through the blare of another camper's boombox, or waking up to find your tent surrounded by a convoy of RVs. Learn More