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BSA Online Learning Center — A variety of materials, from quick references to complete courses, all designed to help our members improve leadership skills and deliver a quality program.

Guide for Merit Badge Counselors — This covers all of the aspects regarding the merit badge counselor position

High Adventure — Challenge yourself at BSA's High Adventure Bases.

How to tie scouting knots — Animated graphics showing how to tie knots commons to Boy Scouting

Merit Badges — MeritBadge.Org provides resources for Tiger, Wolf, and Bear Cub Scouts, Webelos, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers

Monmouth Council Website

Pearls of Wisdom—Quotes from Baden-PoWell — Pearls of Wisdom—Quotes from Baden-Powell Read what the founder of the Boy Scouts had in mind such as: “Scouting is a man’s job cut down to a boy’s size.”

Scout O Rama — Everything you'd ever want to know about scouting

Scout Stuff — Stuff for scout - uniforms, books, equipment, everything scouting

Shoelace Knots and More: A Guide to Tying Knots — This article will show how to tie numerous different knots for different circumstances. In each section the most important knots in the activity will be mentioned. While certain activities require specific knots, there are many types of knots that can be used in all sorts of situations, and many key knots can overlap into different activities. This article will focus on knots used in boating, rock climbing, fishing, scouting, search and rescue, and everyday situations, and will include helpful links with detailed instructions to teach you how to tie knots like a pro in no time.

Skits — Scout Skits "Singing and acting are excellent for training in self-expression. Also they mean good team work, everybody learning his part and doing it well, not for applause for himself but for the success of the whole show." - Baden Powell -

Strong Knots to Know for Camping — From securing your tent to keeping you safe, knots play an important role in outdoor life. This is why a significant part of surviving camping is to know how to tie the right knot for the right occasion. (submitted by Tony from Seattle, WA)

The Dutch Oven Cookbook — Recipes for the Dutch oven