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2022 merit badge rankings: A new chart-topper emerges

By: Gina Circelli | 
February 28, 2023
Let's take a look at what changed, what stayed the same and what took the prize as our most highly earned merit badge of last year.

Want to be at the Jamboree? Here’s how to go as a visitor

By: Michael Freeman | 
February 27, 2023
Visitor tickets are now available for certain days of the 20th installment of this flagship BSA event.

Extreme Makeovers, Round 47: Eagle Scout project before-and-after photos

By: Michael Freeman | 
February 9, 2023
The latest batch of 10 projects — from eight different states — includes building gardens, painting tables and repairing cannons.

One Super Bowl team has two Eagle Scouts on its roster. Any guesses which one it is?

By: Aaron Derr | 
February 8, 2023
There are lots of reasons to tune into the Super Bowl: the commercials … the halftime show … and I hear a few people might even watch to find out who wins the game itself. Here’s one more thing to watch for: Keep your eye on the team that has “Eagles” in its name, because it’s got two Eagle Scouts on its roster.

Let’s look at the awesome projects these Eagle Scout Adams award winners did

By: Michael Freeman | 
January 30, 2023
Each national service territory will review the council winners and select a territorial winner.

Eagle Scout project addresses the need to Be Prepared if someone has a seizure

By: Aaron Derr | 
January 26, 2023
As a young person living with epilepsy, Gavin Bouchey knows that it’s all fine and well if he, his family members and his fellow Scouts BSA members know who to respond to a seizure. But what about everyone else?
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Worth reading: Eagle Scout sets goal to meet every mayor in his state

By: Aaron Derr | 
January 25, 2023
Mitchell Whitley, a native of Greensboro, N.C., a graduate of Samford University, and an Eagle Scout, has set a unique goal: to personally meet every mayor in his home state. There are 551 of them.

Eagle Scout adds name to the few that have completed the Race Across America

By: Michael Freeman | 
January 24, 2023
About 300 or so people have completed the epic journey in its four-decade history. Phil Fox finished it on his first attempt last summer, earning the “rookie of the year” honor and ending the race in fifth place overall.

“I can’t believe it’s something I’ve actually done”: NESA’s World Explorers share details of their experience

By: Aaron Derr | 
January 23, 2023
To get to Tiputini Biodiversity Station (TBS), one of the most remote scientific research stations in the world, you must first get to a rural area called Tumbaco, just outside Quito, the capital of Ecuador.

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