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    Boy Scout Outdoor Adventure Guide Every Youth Can Do His Best!


    Yosemite Climbing Attempt

    Two climbers are trying to become the first in the world to use only their hands and feet to scale a sheer granite face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in California. And they are almost to the top!


    Alaskan Iditarod
    The Big Race Starts 07-Mar-2015

    The annual sled dog race across barren Alaska wilderness where mushers and teams of typically 16 dogs cover 1,161 miles in about 9-16 days from Anchorage to Nome.


    Crazy Horse Memorial
    World's Largest Rockcarving

    The largest mountain carving in the world (even bigger than Rushmore) is gradually taking shape in the Black Hills of South Dakota. And if you are in great shape, you might be able to join the onsite tours headed upside this feature. Base camp is nearby at the Indian Museum of North America.


    Have I Done Any Good?
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    Have You Done Your Good Turn Today?
    YouTube Superstar, Alex Boye, has produced an awesome music video that will jump start your next group service project - Have I Done Any Good In The World Today?.


    09-JAN-2015: Adventure News Bits
    The Spirits of Shenandoah
    Rocky Mtn N.P. Centennial Events
    Underground Railroad - New Maryland Park
    Virunga: Africa's Oldest National Park


    2014 West Virginian of the Year is...
    The Boy Scout!

    06-JAN-2015: Since the opening of the Bechtel-Summit High Adventure Camp in 2013, the West Virginia Gazette has been overawed with Boy Scouts and their spirit of adventure.


    Visible Night Sky Comet
    Comet LoveJoy Steaks By!

    05-JAN-2015: This comet is now visible to the naked eye in dark sky areas. And it continues to get brighter as it approaches the sun during most of January 2015. Read more to learn how to spot it...


    21-Oct-2014: KCR Stadium Honors Eagle Scout
    The Kansas City Royals’ Stadium is named after an Eagle Scout - Ewing M Kauffman(1916-1993), earned his Eagle Rank in 1931.


    06-Sep-2014: Help for Deceased Eagle Scout
    About 70 people pitched in this weekend to help finish an Eagle Scout project left incomplete after a Pittsburgh area teen died during football practice in Pennsylvania. This week and next it will be hosting the MLB World Series.


    24-Feb-2014: Baseball and Boy Scouts
    Black History Remembers this Alabama Boy Scout who later became a baseball superstar, setting many MLB records. But even today, he can still recite the scout oath.


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    Winter Snow Sports
    Klondike Derby Adventure
    Ski Resort - Scout Discounts

    There are a lot of great activities for Scouts to do during winter break. Many scout camps offer cabin rentals in the snow with Klondike Derby. Many ski resorts feature Group Discounts for scout troops and other youth groups. Some even have a special Snow Sports Merit badge day. And those long dark cripy-clear night skies are excellent for stargazing.


    Harlem GlobeTrotters Tour
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    A world-famous exhibition basketball team that combines athleticism, theater, and comedy. They have been entertaining crowds since the 1920s.


    Super Events of 2015


    23rd World Scout Jamboree
    Yamaguchi, Japan : Jul 28 - Aug 8, 2015.

    The main theme emphasizes harmony and unity, friendship and peace. Scouts and Venturers from around the world are making plans now to attend this unique event. Jamboree activity program will include module activities, subcamp life, arena events and world cultural interaction.



    2015 Rugby World Cup [QD] London, England - Quadrenial 7-Week Super Sporting Event.
    2015 World Championship in Athletics [SM] Beijing China [Aug 2015] - IAAF Sporting Event
    2015 Cricket World Cup [QD] Australia / New Zealand - to be jointly hosted by the two countries.
    2015 - XVII Pan-American Games [QD] Toronto, Canada - July 10-26, 2015. Approximately 8,000 athletes from 41 nations are expected to participate in 48 sports - the largest multi-sport event ever to be held in Canada.
    2015 - XIII Pan-Arab Games [QD] - Beirut, Lebanon - Dec 2015. Expecting over 6,000 athletes from Arab 21 countries to compete in over 33 sports.


    Super Events of 2016
    2016 Summer Olympics [QD] Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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    Secrets of the BSA Outdoor Essentials
    What You Really Need to Know!

    Pack Lean / Pack Smart! - Important tips on how to prepare scouting in the wild outdoors. The BSA Outdoor Essentials lists ten important items to always have on every wilderness adventure beginning with a with useful daypack. What will you bring?


    Disney World Fantasyland
    Opened Dec 2012 - Orlando

    DisneyWorld's New Fantasyland opens in the Magic Kingdom. Guests are in for quite the treat as this portion of the park has nearly doubled in size, the largest expansion in the 41 year history of the park. They also play with a lot of technology that wasn't available before.


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    Vatican City : 2013

    The college of cardinals meets in March 2013 to select a replacement for the Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI. See the most important sites of the Vatican City in a single day, including the major basilicas, the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Nearby are the Colosseum and Pompeii.


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    White River Canoe Race
    Scouting Championship Event

    In late July, some of the toughest Venturer Crews compete in one of the most unique, challenging and fun scouting events in the country. The National White River Canoe Race runs through some 120 miles of the scenic Ozarks backcountry.

    This three-day, 8-stage event feature multiple divisions for both male and female Venture Crews. Early Registration required.


    Atchafalaya BSA Swamp Base
    Louisiana Bayou - Rugged Overniters

    A Wilderness far too intimidating for the casual outdoorsman, The Atchafalaya Swamp remains shrouded in mystery. But for the adventurous and the prepared, the swamp offers challenges to conquer and wonders to behold." - Swamp Base BSA.

    Atchafalaya Swamp, is the largest wetland and swamp in the United States. Located in south central Louisiana, it is a combination of wetlands and river delta area where the Atchafalaya River and the Gulf of Mexico converge.


    Space Camp Space Camp - Huntsville U.S. Space & Rocket Center

    The camp provides residential and day camp educational programs for children in various age groups and adults. These programs include space oriented camp programs, aircraft themed Aviation Challenge camps, and outdoor oriented X-Camp programs, with the intent to promote science, engineering, aviation and exploration. Space Camp additionally uses rides or attractions that are on site at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center as instructional tools.


    tour raft whale watching 1. Zodiac Raft Whale Watching
    Hawaiian Islands

    Seeing great 40 foot long sea mammals getting curious about your raft is a memory not to be forgotten. This tour follows the scenic geology of the Kona coast. Be on the look out for dolphins, sea turtles, manta rays and humpback whales. Search our listings for many more sea kayak adventures.

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    tour kicking horse river rafting 2. Kicking Horse River Rafting
    Canadian Rockies

    Starting off at Yoho National Park, enjoy a full day of Class 3 and Class 4 White-water rafting in some of the Canada's most scenic terrain. Located near Lake Louise, Banff and Calgary, the Kicking Horse River is considered to be the best the best place for rafting in all of British Columbia and Alberta. Search our listings for many more whitewater adventures.

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    vegas race car automobile driving tour 3. Rookie Racecar Driver
    Las Vegas Speedway

    Want to push 600HP muscle car to speeds only legal on a racetrack? After the driver’s meeting, you'll be suited up in a regulation helmet, neck guard and drivers suit for your safety. Then you can enjoy 1 to 2 hours of fun-filled driving in your professional NASCAR stock car. Search our listings for many more speedway adventures.

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    vegas race car automobile driving tour 4. Lake Michigan Speedboat Ride
    Chicago IL

    Feel the need for speed? This exhilarating speedboat ride takes you out onto Lake Michigan for the ride of a lifetime. Experience the roar of the 2000-horsepower engines as you race along Chicago's famous Lake Michigan. The best way to view Chicago is always from the lake! Search our listings for many more waterway adventures.


    arizona lake jetski adventure 5. Lake Barrett Jet Ski Rental
    Phoenix AZ

    Arizona's most popular boy scout camp is located on the lake. What better way to escape the Arizona heat than in the water. Stay at Scout camp facilities. Discount daily rental rates nearby for jet skis, wakeboats, pontoon boats. Have fun working those watersports merit badges and beltloops. Search our listings for many more waterway adventures.


    Philmont Ranch New Mexico Philmont Scout Ranch
    BSA National Scout Ranch

    Since 1939, the Boy Scouts of America have operated a large outdoor high adventure base on this large, rugged, mountain ranch (137,500 acres) located near the town of Cimarron, New Mexico. It covers a wide stretch of wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of the Rocky Mountains of northern New Mexico.


    Salmon River Scout Camp
    Whitewater High Adventure Base

    This trip provides campers with a whitewater experience at the best price around. See the beautiful Salmon River, from the river, beginning the day you arrive! Youth and adults alike will have the opportunity to participate in kayaking and rappelling the first evening of your trip.


    Scout Camp Olympic Peninsula Camp Parsons [CSC]
    Hood Canal / Olympic Peninsula

    Camp Parsons can launch your group on the following high adventures.
    • Olympic Peninsula Backpacking Treks: Camp Parsons is located near some of the best hiking trails on the Olympic Peninsula. There will be opportunities for day hikes, fishing and off trail hikes from an established base camp, depending on the skill of the group.
    • Hood Canal Kayak Treks: Camp Parsons is one of only a handful of Boy Scout camps operating a saltwater aquatics program. Your trek begins and ends at camp and will cover roughly 50 miles, but this can be increased depending on the skill of the group.


    BSA Florida Sea Base So. Florida Tour BSA Florida Sea Base

    Since its inception, the Florida Sea Base mission has been underwater exploration for Boy Scouts around the world. FSB CRC is located in Islamorada, Florida, famous as the sport fishing capital of the world and home to North America's only living coral reef. A variety of week long adventure treks options take you deep sea fishing, exploring underwater coral reefs, tall ship sailing, and much more.


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    MainTour Boys Life Adventure What is Scouting?

    Scouting is the finest framework created for an active youth organization. Because of its strong emphasis on integrity, leadership and values, many churches, schools and other non-profit groups have adopted scouting as their official youth activity program.

    Their is a scouting program in nearly every country of the world and they mostly follow the original program developed by Sir Baden-Powell in 1910. MainTour covers many of these, but our major emphasis follows the Boy Scouts of America program.


      Cub Scouts - Adventures for Boys ages 7-10.
      Boy Scouts - Adventures for Boys ages 11-17.
      Venturers - Co-Ed Adventures for ages 14-20.


    MainTour Boys Life Adventure ROck Climbing Awesome Activities for Youth

    Scouting is the only organization that takes youth groups out regularly to pursue a wide range of wholesome recreational activities. These events are fun, exciting, educational, build self-esteem and create memories that last forever. Here are just a few:


      High Adventure - 1 & 2 Week Expeditions into backcountry wilderness either by hiking or river riding.
      Bikepacking - camping and traveling by bicycle.
      Sea Scouts - sailing ships on the big ocean, great lake or famous rivers.
      Deep Sea Adventures - Ocean fishing or kayaking trips
      Awesome Sleepovers - camp overnight on a famous warship, stadium ballfield or under the stars in a forest meadow.
      FREE & Discount Activity Prices - many attractions offer free or discounted admission to scouts and their families. (Type FREE or Discount in our search box!) MainTour Boys Life Equestrian Riding Adventure
      National Geographic Tour - climb exotic rock formations, underground caverns and wildlife refuges.
      Service Hours - each year scouts around the world contribute over 20 million manhours of meaningful service.
      Legacy Project - each scout can design and build his own Eagle Service Project and leave a lasting legacy even before he becomes an adult.
      Real World Experience - scouting experience is valuable qualification to feature on a young man's application for employment or college.
      Leadership & Values - scouts learn valuable teamwork, leadership and communication skills.
      DARE Program - Active scouts are much more likely to avoid alcohol, tobacco and other dangerous drugs.
      Special Needs Youth - The individualized focus creates multiple activity opportunities to support special needs youth at their own pace.
      Everyone is a Winner - The emphasis in scouting is setting and accomplishing realistic fun goals.


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    There is no more noble calling than serving our future generations. The scouting program provides a great framework for well-rounded adult/youth recreation.

      Den Mother - Cub Scout Leader or Assistant
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      Merit Badge Counselor - Advisor/Instructor for the more than 130 introductory life study courses.


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