Volunteers needed to: plant 35 trees and 1000 plugs of prairie flowers and grasses, install gator bags on trees, spread mulch and water the plantings.

The Boy Scouts of America has eliminated its Tour and Activity Plan, shifting the focus away from paperwork and toward creating a safe space for Scouts to enjoy the program as designed.

With the launch of Scouting U’s eLearning content for Boy Scout leaders, Scouters now can get trained on their own schedule — anywhere, any time.

Beginning today, April 3rd, the traditional paper registration method will not be the only way to join Scouting. The Boy Scouts of America will offer online registration to meet the demand for completing the entire registration process for youth members and adult leaders more efficiently.

Dana Altman is an Eagle Scout from Troop 101 in Wilbur. Altman has a record of 187-69 as a coach of Kansas State, Creighton and Oregon. Catch him this week leading the Oregon Ducks in the Final Four.

The Lincoln Gem and Mineral Club, Inc. would like to extend an invitation to the Boy Scouts in the Lincoln and surrounding area to attend our Gem and Mineral Show. The show is April 1 and 2, 2017 at the Lancaster Event Center in the Lincoln Room. If the scouts and their leaders are in uniform, admission to our event is free.

The Youth Protection (Y01) online training course will now work on mobile devices. Volunteers can access YPT at my.scouting.orgmy.scouting.org and complete the training from their tablet!


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If you’ve ever wanted to know how to help others using science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), who better to talk to than a STEM Scout? That’s exactly what TIME For...

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When thieves stole the orange trees from a local church, a group of Boy Scouts stepped in to help. “Our first response was, ‘How can we help?'” said Scout Orion P....

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