Trail to Adventure
Official Blog of the National Outdoor Programs and Properties Department
To subscribe to the Trail to Adventure blog email blast, click here
By BSA Outdoor Programs, Local Council Experts and National Subcommittees Ask Pop is a new monthly column in the Trail to Adventure Blog focused on
Build your own adventure, take advantage of a track, or network with friends. No doubt at this point if you are reading this article that
By the National Outdoor Ethics Roundtable Team Date Time Discussion Topic Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7 PM Central Time Outdoor Ethics in Cub Scouting Wednesday,
Not everything is as it seems upon first glance. For instance, sometimes a tent can be more than just a tent. Dubbed “the snap-together, all-weather
By Warren Wenner, Special Need Scouting Committee Chairman After reviewing the BSA’s Transporting Scouts Safety moment. My first thought was, “so what would be different
Annually, the National Camp Accreditation Program (NCAP) requires long-term camps to submit their “Intent to Operate”. Beginning September 1st, the 2022 Intent to Operate submission
Looking to Help Your Council or District with Camp Events? Become a National Camping School Certified Short-Term Camp Administrator!
Have you wanted to help your council or district? Do you like the outdoor programs of the BSA? OF COURSE YOU DO! (or you would
The Outdoor Programs and Properties team, in collaboration with Health & Safety and Youth Protection, are excited to announce the Fall 2021 Webinar Series. Registration
2021 National Outdoor Conference Highlight: Camp Industry Expert Michael Brandwein Will Present Six Sessions!
The 2021 BSA National Outdoor Conference is less than 3 months away! We are beyond excited about the speakers, exhibitors and networking opportunities that will
As the summer winds down and our thoughts turn to pumpkin spice, sweaters, and peppermint, now is the time to plan for year-round short-term camps,
Summer camp is just weeks away from starting for many councils across the country. For most councils, this will be the first season of operation
Sign Up Today! Are you looking for your next family vacation? Is your family ready for adventure? BSA’s newest national camping program has everything you
The decision to host all types of programs and events is a local council operational decision. The BSA revised the 2020 long-term camp version of this
In January of 2021, councils will begin to use the National Camp Accreditation Program (NCAP) to authorize and evaluate short-term camps for the first time.