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Yo-Yo Preview Adventure sponsored by Duncan Toys

This adventure gives Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts the opportunity to learn the concepts that make a yo-yo work and the basic physics of a pendulum. LEARN MORE

Scouting and the Science of Fun

Scouting is fun. Science is fun. We have both. “What’s under the grass?” “Why are you ticklish?” “7 Sweet Candy Experiments.” If you’re looking for cool activities, check this out!

Fun projects for kids that you can do from home

As public places, including many parks and campgrounds, are closing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, you might be left scratching your head on what you and your kids can do. Plenty! (Continue reading at Bryan on Scouting)

For a limited time, get an entire year’s worth of Boys’ Life issues for free!

Find projects you can create at home and stories that will take young readers’ minds on adventures all over the world. Download the app for access from the App Store or on Google Play.

30 Day Challenge 

As communities are practicing caution and social distancing, the Hawkeye Area Council developed a 30-Day Challenge for each Scout rank. Use this at home to help keep Scout’s skills sharp.  Click on your rank to see more.

Virtual 5K - May 1, 2020
BSA Cyber Chip
Digital Safety and Online Scouting Activities
Fun projects for kids that you can do from home

Take your kids on a #TrekAt2

Every weekday at 2 p.m. Central (3 p.m. EST), Boys’ Life editors are jumping on Facebook Live to share treks, jokes and mind-bending facts that will take your kids on a journey all over the world – and even to space!

The Council service center and Outdoor Adventure Store will be closed until further notice. All summer camping programs are cancelled for the summer of 2020.