Go Beyond GORP With These 35 Tasty Trail Mix Ingredients

Go Beyond GORP With These 35 Tasty Trail Mix Ingredients

There’s nothing like a bag of trail mix on a hiking or backpacking trip. Originally called GORP, for “Good Old Raisins and Peanuts,” this mix of dried fruit, nuts, chocolate and other dry ingredients can be a good energy source on the trail. Almost anything can go...
How to Make a Twig Number Sign

How to Make a Twig Number Sign

This rustic plaque is a perfect way to identify your pack or troop’s unit number. WHAT YOU’LL NEED Solid dry sticks about 3⁄4″ in diameter Pocketknife for removing bark Coping saw 1″ x 6″ x 12″ pine board (This is the backboard that the numbers will be glued and...
How to View the Eclipse Everyone’s Talking About

How to View the Eclipse Everyone’s Talking About

The countdown to August 21’s total solar eclipse is on. And while we can’t take credit for scheduling this once-in-a-lifetime, North American astronomical event, we do have a really cool way to make sure your kids can safely view it. Here’s what you’ll need to...