• BSA Resources

      • Scout Leader Resources
      • High Adventure Bases & Camps
        • Florida National High Adventure Sea BaseThe Florida National High Adventure Sea Base offers opportunities for long term and short term programs year round.
        • Northern Tier National High Adventure BasesThe Northern Tier offers canoeing, hiking, fishing, and winter camping in and around the lakes of northern Minnesota and southern Canada.
        • Philmont Scout RanchPhilmont Scout Ranch, with more than 200 square miles of rugged New Mexico wilderness, challenges Scouts with backpacking treks, rock climbing, horseback cavalcades, more.
        • ScoutCamp.org – Camp DatabaseScoutCamp.org (US Scouting Service Project site) provides a large database of camps, including scout-owned, public, and private lands.
      • Other Scouting Resources
        • National Eagle Scout AssociationThe objective of the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) is to serve Eagle Scouts and, through them, the entire movement of Scouting.
        • Order of the ArrowThe Order of the Arrow (OA) is Scouting’s national honor society. The OA focuses on service, activities, adventures, and training for youth and adults.
        • Sea ScoutsSea Scouts is a specialized segment of the Venturing program, which was organized to address members’ boating skills and promote knowledge of our maritime heritage.
        • Boys’ Life MagazineBoys’ Life Magazine online. Official publication of the BSA.
        • Scouting MagazineScouting Magazine is an official BSA publication providing news and information for registered BSA adult volunteers and professionals.
        • National Scouting MuseumThe National Scouting Museum and Youth and Family Research Center is the official Museum of the Boy Scouts of America.
        • ScoutStuffOfficial Boy Scouts of America online retail store.
    • General Scouting Resources

      • Scout Resource Sites
        • Boy Scout TrailBoy Scout Trail is a compilation of information for Boy Scouts, Webelos, and Cub Scouts.
        • EagleScout.orgProvides tools and information on the journey toward Eagle rank.
        • Merit Badge Research CenterScouting wiki provided by The Merit Badge Research Center. Their goal is to list every requirement for every merit badge. Worksheets available for most merit badges.
        • World Scout ShopOfficial World Scout Shop.
        • Scouting Resources UKScouting Resources UK provides information and resources on traditional Scouting skills such as map and compass, camping, knots, pioneering, more.
        • Inquiry.netThe Inquiry Net features numerous Scouting resources on activities, advancement, ideals, leadership, more.
        • Insane ScouterThe Insane Scouter is a general resource for those in Scouting.
        • ScoutoramaScoutorama is a compilation of information for Scouts and Scouters. Activities, ceremonies, merit badges, service project ideas, camping recipes, more.
        • US Scouting Service ProjectThe U.S. Scouting Service Project is a comprehensive Scouting website created by volunteers. Information about Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing, Scout Camps, more.
        • White Stag Leadership DevelopmentThe White Stag Program teaches a specific set of eleven leadership competencies.
        • Girl Scouts of the USAOfficial web site of the Girl Scouts of the USA.
      • Scouting History
        • Ernest Thompson Seton InstituteSite dedicated to preserving the legacy of Ernest Thompson Seton, author, artist, naturalist, conservationist, lecturer, youth group founder.
        • World of Scouting MuseumThe World of Scouting Museum houses one of the finest and largest collections of Scouting memorabilia in the United States.
      • Scout Insignia & Memorabilia
        • Boy Scout StoreBoy Scout Store is an independent online store, family owned and operated by Scouters, providing Boy Scout and Cub Scout collectibles.
        • Cimarron Art GalleryThe Cimarron Art Gallery, specializing in Wood Badge and Southwest art and jewelry, is located near Philmont Scout Ranch.
        • ClassB.comClassB.com, an official licensee of the Boy Scouts of America, offers custom T-shirts, patches, more.
        • First Class ScoutmasterScoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster badges and pins using the First Class emblem.
        • Internet Guide to OA InsigniaThe internet’s largest collection of OA Patch images.
        • Scouts on Stamps Society InternationalScouts on Stamps Society International is a non-profit philatelic organization specializing in the collecting of stamps and other postal items celebrating the Scouting and Guide movements.
      • International Scouting
        • Baden-Powell Outdoor Centre at Brownsea IslandThe Baden-Powell Outdoor Centre, Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Dorset, England is is known as the birthplace of Scouting and Guiding.
        • Kandersteg International Scout CenterKandersteg International Scout Center in the Alps of Switzerland is operated by the European Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.
        • Scout Association of JapanOfficial site of the Scout Association of Japan. (English language version)
        • ScoutBase UKSupport and resources for Scouting volunteers in the UK.
        • Scouting New ZealandThe Scout Association of New Zealand. Resource files, activitie centres, national events, Scout schools. publications.
        • ScoutLink IRCScoutLink is a global non-profit organization connecting Scouts and Guides worldwide using Internet Relay Chat (IRC) technology.
        • ScoutNet UKSite run by UK Scouters for all Scouts.
        • Scouts AustraliaOfficial site for Scouting in Australia.
        • Scouts CanadaOfficial site for Scouting in Canada.
        • Scouts ScotlandOfficial site of Scouts Scotland. Scottish Scouts are part of the UK Scout Association.
        • Scouts South AfricaOfficial site of the South African Scout Association.
        • Singapore Scout GuildOfficial site of Scout’s Guild of Singapore. (Site is in English)
        • Swedish Scout CouncilOfficial site of the Swedish Guide and Scout Council. (Click “British flag” link for English language version)
        • Direct Service of the BSAThe Direct Service of the Boy Scouts of America makes the programs of the BSA available to US citizens and their dependents in countries around the world.
        • World Organization of the Scout MovementThe World Organization of the Scout Movement is a federation of more than 160 recognized national Scout organizations.
        • Pine Tree WebResources on Baden-Powell, heritage, history, traditions of Scouting, international Scouting with emphasis on Scouting in Eastern Europe and Russia.
      • Scoutcraft & Scout Skills
        • American Flag Rules and RegulationsAmerican flag facts, rules and regulations.
        • Animated Knots by GrogAnimated Knots by Grog provides a fun and easy way to learn to tie knots. Control animation speed, view step-by-step, more features.
        • Campfires and Fire StartingThe “Camp Fire Dude” provides information on various campfire structures, cooking methods, fuels, safety, more.
        • I Will Knot!Step-by-step instructional video clips on how to tie several useful and popular knots.
        • International Guild of Knot TyersThe International Guild of Knot Tyers is an association of people with interests in knots and knotting techniques of all kinds.
        • Knots and KnottingKnots and Knotting features illustrations and step-by-step animations for more than fifty knots.
        • NetKnotsLearn to tie knots for Scouting and other outdoor activities using illustrations, animations, and more.
        • US Orienteering FederationThe US Orienteering Federation is recognized by the International Orienteering Federation and the US Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body for orienteering in the US.
    • Backpacking & Hiking

      • Backpacking Resources
      • Outdoor Recreation
        • America’s State ParksAmerica’s State Parks is a gateway to the official web sites of the parks of every U.S. state and Canada.
        • California State ParksOfficial guide to California State Parks.
        • Field Guide to the San Gabriel MountainsField Guide to the San Gabriel Mountains is a resource for general information, history, points of interest, activities, current conditions, more.
        • Outdoor.comDetails on thousands of backpacking and hiking trails, national and state parks, more.
        • RoadlessLand.orgRoadlessLand.org provides interactive maps for roadless areas in the U.S. Get directions, view photos, print topo maps, more.
        • US-Parks.comGuide to national parks and monuments. Provides information on camping, lodging, road trips, more.
        • WildernetSearch for outdoor recreation information by activity type or specific geographic area.
        • Backpacker MagazineOnline and print magazine features articles on backpacking, hiking, camping, outdoor activities, gear, more.
        • Backpacking Light MagazineOnline and print magazine features backpacking articles, courses, forums, wiki, gear, more.
    • Nature, Wildlife & Conservation

      • American Birding AssociationThe American Birding Association (ABA) is a non-profit organization that provides leadership to birders by increasing their knowledge, skills, and enjoyment of birding.
      • Angeles Volunteer AssociationThe Angeles Volunteer Association is a public service organization dedicated to the preservation and care of the Angeles National Forest.
      • BirdnetBirdnet provides information for and about ornithology, the scientific study of birds.
      • Conservation InternationalConservation International works to ensure a healthy and productive planet.
      • eNature.comeNature.com is one of the most popular sites on the Web for nature and wildlife information.
      • Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor EthicsThe Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors.
      • National Fish and Wildlife FoundationThe National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is a non-profit organization that preserves and restores our nation’s native wildlife species and habitats.
      • Native HabitatsNative Habitats participates in and supports efforts to restore and preserve native ecosystems.
      • Nature ConservancyThe Nature Conservancy is a conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
      • Pacific Crest Trail AssociationThe Pacific Crest Trail Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect, preserve, and promote the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail.
      • San Gabriel Mountains TrailbuildersThe San Gabriel Mountains Trailbuilders is an all-volunteer public service organization dedicated to constructing and maintaining hiking trails in the Angeles National Forest.
      • Sierra ClubThe Sierra Club is the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the United States.
      • Wilderness.netWilderness.net connects the natural resource workforce, scientists, educators, and the public to their wilderness heritage through ready access to wilderness information.
      • National Speleological SocietyThe National Speleological Society promotes the science of speleology and the protection of caves and their natural contents.
      • Public Lands Information CenterThe Public Lands Interpretive Association is a not-for profit organization whose mission is to inspire and educate the public about the natural and cultural heritage resources of America’s public lands.
      • EartheasyEartheasy is about sustainable living. Information, activities and ideas which help people live more simply and efficiently, with less impact on the environment.
      • EarthweekEarthweek is “A Diary of the Planet” online. Daily earth news. Information on earthquake and volcanic activity, atmosphere, wildlife, diseases, more.
      • National Park ServiceThe National Park Service is a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
      • US Department of the InteriorOfficial site of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
      • US Fish and Wildlife ServiceOfficial site of the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
      • Channel Islands National Marine SanctuaryThe Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary is a protected reserve area off the coast of California.
      • USDA Forest ServiceThe Forest Service. an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, manages 193 million acres of public lands in national forests and grasslands.
      • US Geological SurveyInformation about earthquakes, floods, landslides, volcanoes, maps, GIS, water and hydrology, geography, geology, biology, energy, more.
    • Safety & Preparedness

      • American Red CrossThe American Red Cross helps keep people safe every day as well as in an emergency.
      • Firewise CommunitiesFirewise Communities involves homeowners, community leaders, planners, developers, and others in the effort to protect people, property, and natural resources from the risk of wildland fire.
      • KidsHealthKidsHealth is a service of Nemours, one of the largest nonprofit organizations devoted to children’s health. Dedicated to improving the health and spirit of children.
      • Lifesaving ResourcesLifesaving Resources offers training courses in technical water rescue, lifeguard training, CPR, customized training programs. EMS and rescue gear catalog.
      • SmokeyBear.comSmokeyBear.com provides information on fire safety and the prevention of wildfires.
      • Stonehearth Open Learning OpportunitiesStonehearth Open Learning Opportunities offers courses in wilderness medicine, rescue, and outdoor leadership.
      • Wilderness Medicine InstituteThe Wilderness Medicine Institute provides information and education for the recognition, treatment, and prevention of wilderness emergencies.
      • California Dept. of Public HealthThe California Department of Public Health is dedicated to optimizing the health and well-being of the people in California.
      • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
      • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Official site of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
      • Ready.gov“Ready” is a national public service campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
    • Science & Technology

      • Explorers ClubThe Explorers Club promotes the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education in the physical, natural and biological sciences.
      • Fly RocketsFly Rockets provides an introduction to every aspect of sport, experimental, and amateur rocketry.
      • Franklin InstituteThe mission of The Franklin Institute is to inspire an understanding of and passion for science and technology learning.
      • Heavens AboveHeavens Above provides information on the observation of satellites and spacecraft.
      • HowStuffWorksHowStuffWorks provides easy-to-understand explanations of how things work.
      • MadSci NetworkMadSci Network represents a “collective cranium” of scientists providing answers to your questions.
      • National Association of RocketryThe National Association of Rocketry is the world’s oldest and largest sport rocketry organization.
      • NOVANOVA is the highest rated science series on television and the most watched documentary series on public television.
      • Outdoor EdOutdoorEd.com provides a community for professional outdoor and experiential educators to come together and share their knowledge, ideas, questions, and issues.
      • Science DailyScience Daily, one of the most popular science news web sites, covers discoveries in all fields of the physical, biological, earth and applied sciences.
      • Science FridayThe online companion to Science Friday, a weekly science, technology, and environment news radio program.
      • SETI InstituteThe mission of the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute is to explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe.
      • UM WeatherUM Weather, a service of the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences at the University of Michigan is a comprehensive and up-to-date source of weather data.
      • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)NASA’s mission is to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research.
      • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)Official site of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
      • National Weather ServiceThe National Weather Service is the official source for weather information provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
      • Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOak Ridge National Laboratory conducts basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge and technological solutions.
      • Smithsonian InstitutionThe Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum complex and research organization composed of 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo.
      • US Army Corps of EngineersOfficial site of the US Army Corps of Engineers.
      • US Department of EnergyOfficial site of the US Dept. of Energy.
  • Government

    • Corporation for National and Community ServiceOfficial site of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
    • Recreation.govOfficial U.S. Government recreation portal.
    • The White HouseWhiteHouse.gov is the official web site for the White House and the President of the United States. Information about the President, White House news and policies, White House history, and the federal government.
    • US House of RepresentativesOfficial site of the United States House of Representatives.
    • US SenateOfficial site of the United States Senate.