The following resources are provided to support the volunteer leaders who deliver the Scouting program.

The Building Blocks of Scouting

This resource puts the building blocks of Scouting into perspective, and depicts some of the materials available that help make Scouting happen.


The campmaster corps is a group of selected, trained, and registered Scouters who serve at council weekend camps whenever troops, teams, Webelos dens, or crews are using any part of the camp property.

Guide to Safe Scouting

The purpose of the Guide to Safe Scouting is to prepare adult leaders to conduct Scouting activities in a safe and prudent manner.

International Division

The international efforts of the BSA are supported by the International Division at the national office.

Guide for Merit Badge Counselors

The merit badge counselor is a key player in the Boy Scout advancement program. By serving as a merit badge counselor, you you offer your time, knowledge, and other resources so that Scouts can explore a topic of interest.

ScoutCast and CubCast

Monthly podcasts featuring a variety of how-to and information topics for Scouting leaders and parents.

Scouting Safely

The Boy Scouts of America has nearly a century of experience conducting high-adventure outdoor activities in a manner that is safe for all participants. A wealth of resources and information are provided to enable adult leaders and youth to help us maintain our impeccable safety record.

Scouting and Lewis and Clark

The BSA and the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation have signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes a partnership between the two organizations.

Webelos Transition

Indicates how a pack and troop can work together to facilitate the boys’ transition from Webelos to Boy Scouts.

Year-Round Guide to Boy Scout Recruiting

Having a year-round growth plan in place to attract new members to your Scout troop will bring energy and enthusiasm to the troop program.