Keep your campsite bright at night with these great camping lanterns and lighting devices.
It’s the ultimate experience in Scouting’s ultimate location!
Earn merit badges, learn how to handle the cold and bond with friends at winter camp.
A little ingenuity and the right gadgets can add a great deal of comfort and convenience at camp.
Q: I'm going on a six-day kayak trek. I know what to bring, but don't know how to pack it to keep it dry. Any suggestions?
Q: How do you clean a bugle that hasn't been used for several years?
A map and compass can point you in the direction you wish to travel, but don't forget to also calculate the length of your route.
Counting your steps is a good way to estimate distances as you hike. Here's how to do it.
The Gear Guy's backpack buying guide help you pick the perfect pack.
The platypus is one of nature's most interesting animals. It has body like an otter, a bill like a duck, and a tail like a beaver.
Q: I keep rolling off my sleeping pad. What can I do to sleep better?
From "friendly bison" to the "big bad wolf," these myths about North American wildlife just won't go away.
Keep sharp in your Scouting endeavors with the best knife to fit your needs.
The more you use rope, the more it frays. Here's how to make one of the most important tools in Scouting last a little longer.
Q: What is the most important backcountry skill all Scouts should know?
After you’ve washed your dishes and scrubbed your face and hands, what do you do with the leftover soapy water?
Q: My friends say I can't wear my normal cotton T-shirts when we go camping. What should I wear instead?
Sea turtles are some of the most ancient and fascinating creatures around, their oldest ancestor having shared Earth with dinosaurs 120 million years ago. Today, seven
Q: I keep getting attacked by ticks on hikes! What can I do?
You must treat all drinking water in the wild, no matter how clear and clean it appears to be. Here are the best water treatment options.
Each state has an official state animal. Some have more than one. Can you match these creatures to their state?
All my gear reeks! How can I prevent that smell?
Q. What kind of jacket do you recommend for a spring trip to Philmont? If possible, I need it to be lightweight and around $100.
Becoming a rock hound -- an amateur collector of rocks and minerals -- is easy! Here's how to get started.
Synthetic vs. down? Sleep better under the stars with the Gear Guy’s tips for choosing the best sleeping bag.
It's easy to take your feet for granted on a day hike or backpacking trip. Take our expert's advice: Don't do it.
Get expert tips to help you buy a rain jacket that's sure to keep you dry and warm in any type of downpour.
No one said survival is easy. Your fate in this scenario depends on how you answer only one question. Troop 16 of Parker, Colorado, took the Survivorman challenge with
VIDEO: Backpacking can be hard, but here are some ways you can make it easier by packing the right way.
Not only should you be familiar with your state and local fishing rules, there are also some other rules you should know.
Here's how to Be Prepared to treat injuries and ailments in the backcountry.
Make plans for fun with our guide to eight amazing Scout camps.
This 2-pound do-it-yourself wilderness survival kit could save your life for at least three days in the wild.
At the Summit Bechtel Reserve, Venturers learn you don’t have to face your fears alone.
Q. What's the trick to having enough energy while on a big outing?
Winter is a great time to take pictures
Don't stay indoors during the winter! Here are three fun projects that you can only do when it's cold outside.
Break out your Dutch oven and roast a turkey over coals using this delicious recipe.
How to protect trees and leave no trace while hammock camping.
Whether you’re a veteran “hanger” or just starting out, here are eight tips to make the most of your hammock.
With these expert tips, you can jump into hammock camping without breaking the bank.
Ready to record YouTube-worthy video on your outdoor adventure? Here's what you need to know to buy an action camera.
Watch our step-by-step video to learn how to start a fire using flint and steel, friction or a magnifying glass. No matches or lighter needed!
Fact or fiction? True or false? It's time to debunk some of the most popular myths from the animal kingdom.
What's the trick to having the energy to be active all day? Food! Keep strong all day long on the trail with these snacks.
Camping is always fun, but these expert tips and ideas can make your camping trip even better.
This simple one-chamber roost will give those beneficial bug-eaters a much-needed boost! Here's how to build a bat house.
Here's a guide of six items you need to make your outings the best and safest they can be.
Q. I have everything I need for my first camp kitchen except for a good way to store it. Any ideas?
Let's test how closely you've observed animals in this challenge to select what their eyes look like!