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2014-04-15 12:26:59

First update in a decade and first new edition available in digital format, the Fieldbook includes new tips for everyone who seeks to explore IRVING, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boy Scouts of America® (BSA) has released the fifth edition of its iconic Fieldbook - Scouting's Manual of Basic and Advanced Skills for Outdoor Adventure. This is the first time a new edition has been released in more than 10 years, and it marks the first time a new edition has been available...

2014-04-02 12:32:16

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and the Boy Scouts of America® (BSA) today announced an alliance that will focus on bringing awareness to the issue of childhood obesity. Together, HWCF and the BSA will work to promote solutions that help children achieve a healthy lifestyle through an energy-balanced approach. The Boy Scouts of America, one of the nation's largest and most prominent youth development organizations, launched...

2014-02-25 08:27:04

Scouts completed more than 17 million hours of service to local communities in 2013 IRVING, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, nine youth delegates from across the United States are representing the Boy Scouts of America in Washington, D.C., to present the organization's annual Report to the Nation to top U.S. officials. The report is designated in the BSA's congressional charter and highlights the organization's achievements in 2013. The delegates were selected from among...

2014-02-24 08:23:10

Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration hosts official merit badge launch events at its annual meeting DALLAS and SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) launches the Mining in Society merit badge, the latest in a series of merit badges focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics. The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME), which was instrumental in the development of the Mining in Society...

2013-12-19 23:05:03

The official youth publication of the Boy Scouts of America announces new television show with Big Monster Entertainment. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Boys’ Life magazine, the official youth publication of the Boy Scouts of America, is working with Big Monster Entertainment, LLC to develop an affiliate TV show. The show, called “Scouting Around,” will focus on widely popular, fun, and informational subjects covered in Boys’ Life, appealing to relevant interests of both...

2013-09-03 23:23:32

Local Council partners with area business leaders to promote STEM education; NCAC pilots first of its kind mobile classroom dedicated to BSA’s Project STEM. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 National Capital Area Council (NCAC), Boy Scouts of America (BSA), in collaboration with local business leaders, unveiled today their new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) van. The STEM van is a mobile classroom that will deliver scientific and mathematical educational...

2013-07-31 23:23:54

Robert W. Hendricksen Co. gives back to the community through volunteer work with the the Boy Scouts of America at the Philmont Scout Ranch. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Robert W. Hendricksen Co. ensures the company and their employees make a difference by giving back to the local community. Owner Robert Hendricksen believes in company values while providing community service. Robert has been volunteering for years for Boy Scouts of America. This month, Robert has spent over two weeks at the...

2013-07-30 23:20:45

The new platform will pave the way for scout storytelling. Redwood City, CA and Mount Hope, WV (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Picaboo Yearbooks (PYB), a division of the premier photo provider, Picaboo, has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to tell the story of the building of the Summit Betchel Reserve (SBR). The Building of the Summit is a 7-part book featuring the sustainable approach behind the 10,600-acre site’s construction that has seamlessly merged the great outdoors with...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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