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  • The home page of BrooklynScouting.org
    Greater New York Councils launches new website for Brooklyn Scouting
    The best borough in the greatest city finally has a central online place for news about scouting!Earlier this week, the Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America—the umbrella organization for scouting in New York City&mdash...
  • Fort Hamilton STEM Day
    Scouting embraces STEM: science, technology, engineering, math
    Now that school is back in session, Scouting programs are gearing up around the city. Confidence building, teamwork, community service and outdoor activities are all key components of Scouting, but they are by no means all there is to Scouting....
  • Display of Cub Scout badges, belt loops, and pins
    All about BSA Scout rank advancement
    One of the key features of the BSA Scouting programs is the concept of rank advancement. By working to fulfill rank requirements and earning advancement step by step, boys build self-esteem and gain confidence as well as learning specific skills....
  • Scouts at work
    Scouts to help green New York City at 12th annual Scouts in Parks Day
    The 12th Annual citywide Scouts in Parks Day will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014. The schedule runs from 9 AM to 3 PM and units will be expected to put in a least a two-hour stint, rain or shine. There will be work sites in all five boroughs...
  • Disney to Boy Scouts: Allow gay male leaders or forfeit volunteer funds
    Disney to Boy Scouts: Allow gay male leaders or forfeit volunteer funds
    In yet another effort to influence the Boy Scouts of America to embrace the homosexual lifestyle, Disney has thrown down a new gauntlet, according to a Fox59 news report on March 3, 2014. And this time they are giving the Scouts almost a year to...
  • Scouts move to use one promise and one law for all programs
    Scouts move to use one promise and one law for all programs
    The Boy Scouts of America encompasses several different programs, each of which has its own membership requirements, leadership, traditions, goals, ranks, and activities. Although scouting’s core values are the same in every program, the...
  • Von Miller
    Offseason Scouting Upgraded a Few Years Too Late
    During the 2011 NFL offseason the Denver Broncos were eagerly scouting prospects to select with their second pick of the upcoming NFL Draft held at the end of April.Finishing an abysmal 4-12 and last in their division with a horrific defensive...
  • Whitetail Deer
    Scouting for deer in the summer can help you succeed in the fall
    Spending time in the woods throughout the summer provides hunters the opportunity to scout for deer without spooking them to the point where they leave the area. With their antlers in the early stages of growth, most male deer spend their days...
  • Duchess Kate twists breadsticks at Scout volunteer training
    Duchess of Cambridge twists breadsticks in Scout camp
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, formerly known as Kate Middleton, dug right in with her Cub Scouts Friday when she joined them for camp on Friday, 22 March, 2013. Freezing temperatures and snow didn't stop the Duchess from “being...
  • BSA Headquarters - Irving, TX
    Yes - Obama's answer to gays in Boy Scouts
    First, by way of a disclaimer, while an adult member of the Boy Scouts of America (at least until the end of this month), this is by no means an official statement on behalf of that organization, or any part thereof. These are personal...
  • Scouts collect for food pantry and hurricane relief
    City’s Boy Scouts do their part to help with storm recovery
    In keeping with their traditions of community service, many members of the city’s Boy Scouting organizations put their efforts into helping those most severely affected by superstorm Sandy, even while many volunteers suffered devastating...
  • Cub Pack 187 visits the White House
    Cub Pack 187 visits the White House
    One of the wonderful things about Scouting is the opportunities it brings boys who would otherwise not have them. One such opportunity was presented to Kensington's Cub Pack 187, which is sponsored by the Immaculate Heart of Mary church. A Cub...
  • DIY how to display a Boy Scout patch collection
    DIY how to display a Boy Scout patch collection
    Are you an Eagle Scout (you are one for life!)?Or perhaps you or your children are former Cub Scout, Boy Scout or Explorers or you or your daughters were Girl Scouts? Do you have several patches from your scouting days?Most folks keep these great...
  • Archery instruction at Alpine Scout Camp
    Scout camp offers a wide range of experiences
    Outstanding summer camp programs for cub and scout troops are one of the best things Scouting has to offer city kids. But the troop camping experience is only one of the ways boys can enjoy Scout camp. In addition to the standard pack or troop...
  • Scouts well-represented in Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade
    Scouts well-represented in Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade
    Hundreds of Cub, Boy, and Girl Scouts along with their leaders and some family members marched in Monday's Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade in Bay Ridge. The parade, featuring numerous civic organizations, veterans' groups, marching bands, and...