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Scouting promises you the great outdoors. As a Scout, you can learn how to camp and hike without leaving a trace and how to take care of the land. You'll study wildlife up close and learn about nature all around you. There are plenty of skills for you to master, and you can teach others what you have learned.

What's Hot

News and other Articles pertaining to new or important developments in Scouting.

Scouts in the News

News and other Articles pertaining Scouts and Scouters.

Health and Safety

Important Health and Safety information for Scout leaders and parents.


Cubcast is an audio podcast featuring a variety of how-to and information topics for Cub Scout leaders and parents.


ScoutCast is an audio podcast featuring a variety of how-to and information topics for Boy Scouting leaders.

Value of Scouting

Across the country, Scouts are making a difference. We hope you enjoy these brief photo essays on Scouts and Scouters who are making America a better place for all of us.

National Commissioner's Podcast

The National Commissioner's Podcast will roll out new topics of interest to commissioners throughout the year. You can download the .mp3 audio files directly from this page, for use on your computer or digital music player.



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About RSS

Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is a XML file format designed to display news from particular Web sites without having to visit the site. You can receive news from any RSS-enabled Web site by subscribing to their RSS feed.

Typically, the feeds are displayed as a series of headlines and brief summaries with links to the source of the full text. Many Web sites offer several RSS feeds for specific sections or channels of their site.

RSS/Podcast Readers

Google Reader (requires account)
Google Personalized Homepage (requires account)
My Yahoo (requires account)
Bloglines (requires account)

Browsers that have RSS Support

Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari
Internet Explorer 7 and higher

How to Subscribe to an RSS Feed

  1. Download and set up a RSS reader.
  2. Click on the feed link (usually an orange rectangle with the text "RSS" or "XML" in it).
  3. Copy the URL of the RSS file and paste the URL into your newsreader.