BSA Official Links
Boy Scouts of America Logos and Program Symbols
Boy Scouts of America National Site
The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America supports more than 300 local councils that provide quality youth programs, including Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing.
Guide to Safe Scouting
The Guide to Safe Scouting can help you plan your unit activities in a safe manner consistent with the policies of the BSA.
Boy’s Life Magazine
Look for the regular score of fiction, comics, jokes, Scouts in Action and more in the latest issue of Boys’ Life!
Scouting is the national magazine for adult leaders of the Boy Scouts of America Complete archive dating to 1998.
Bryan on Scouting
A Blog for the BSA’s Adult Leaders.
Official Scout Catalog
Your official online source for information about equipment, uniforms, handbooks, pinewood derby, and other essential Scouting Supplies. Merchandise available through the Gottschalk Scout Shop and Mid-American Energy Center.
Legal Issues Web Site
On behalf of the Boy Scouts of America informs the public about the issues that confront the Scouting movement.
Journey To Excellence
“Scouting’s Journey to Excellence” is the BSA’s new council performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units, districts, and councils.
A commissioner plays several roles, including friend, representative, unit “doctor,” teacher, and counselor. Provided are many helpful forms, tools and links to assist the commissioner.
The national Scouting organization has developed the “National Parenting Initiative.” The goal of this initiative is to increase parents’ knowledge, participation and passion for Scouting. This site provides basic Scouting information, tips, a discussion forum and ideas to increase adult participation.
Other helpful Links
MeritBadge.Org provides resources for Tiger, Wolf, and Bear Cub Scouts, Webelos, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers.
U.S. Scouting Service Project
Start your online Scouting Adventure with the U.S. Scouting Service Project, the Scouting Web Portal!
Dedicated to providing a wide variety of resources to support youth programs.
Serving the Popcorn needs of Scouting Units nationwide.
Listing of Scout Camps and other camping resources
Rope tying knots
Knot tying instruction and ideas. Listed alphabetically and by use
BSA Award Knots for your uniform
Everyone likes to be acknowledged for a job well done. Reward dedicated leaders for their service using the BSA knots.
Resources for Scouting, from Tiger Cubs through Eagle Scouts. Rank advancement, merit badge, award information, age-appropriate activities, skits, games, songs, graces, stories, and Scoutmaster minutes.
Autism and Boy Scouts
This site was created to give information to parents of autistic children considering if Scouting is right for their child and for Scout Leaders and Volunteers (Scouters) who have autistic children in their unit.
Retention in Scouting
This site is dedicated to all things recruitment and retention and was created by a Mid-America Council Scouter, Joseph E. Wherry.
BSA Additional Web Sites