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Scouts BSA Rank Requirements

Reminder: Minor Modifications to Scouts BSA Rank Requirements In 2021, all outdoor-related rank advancement requirements were reviewed and realigned based on guidance from the National Outdoor Ethics and Conservation Subcommittee. These adjustments will help more effectively build a Scout’s outdoor ethics knowledge and align with the information in the Scouts BSA Handbook and Field book. The requirements …

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Sam Kelsall’s Annual Bike Ride Supporting Scouting in Arizona

Sam Kelsall’s Annual Bike Ride Supporting Scouting in Arizona Sam Kelsall is an extremely energetic 83-year-old attorney and Eagle Scout, who has a huge heart for Scouting. Sam achieved his Eagle Scout award in the Chickasaw Council on November 29, 1953. One of his fondest memories of this achievement was at 14 1/2 years old, …

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ScoutingU Releases Updated Safe Swim Defense Training

ScoutingU Releases Updated Safe Swim Defense Training In collaboration with the BSA National Aquatics Subcommittee, ScoutingU has released an updated version of “Safe Swim Defense” online training that is also mobile compatible. Since the inception of Scouting, learning to swim and engaging in aquatics activities have been core to the program. Safe Swim Defense training …

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Guidance on Donations to Ukrainian Scouting

Guidance on Donations to Ukrainian Scouting from the World Organization of the Scout Movement Many volunteers have requested information on how to help Scouting in Ukraine. Please see the official statement from the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) below: WOSM recognizes one National Scout Organization per country. For Ukraine, the Member Organization is …

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