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.
Birds of Prey is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the raptor lover and nature enthusiast. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights almost all North American species perching and in flight and also highlights raptor flyways and migratory hotspots. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike. Learn More
Ducks is a must-have, reference guide for beginners and experts alike. Whether you’re on a nature hike or in your own backyard, you’ll want to have a copy of this richly illustrated folding guide that features beautiful color illustrations of most North American species at rest and in flight. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike. Learn More
Invasive Weeds of North America is an identification guide to invasive and noxious plants that can cause economic and ecological damage to crops, range, forests, and wildlands throughout North America. Most of these problematic plants are non-natives that now grow in locations beyond their known historic range. Learn More