Join Us for a Day of Fun at the BSA’s National Camp-In

Join Us for a Day of Fun at the BSA’s National Camp-In

You’re missing going on campouts since the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the shutdowns of many places. What can you do instead? How about “camping in”? The Boy Scouts of America is inviting you to a National Camp-In, starting at 11 a.m. EDT on May 2....
Inside the May 2020 Issue

Inside the May 2020 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the May 2020 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit boyslife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions of...
How to Make a Homemade Photo Album for Mother’s Day

How to Make a Homemade Photo Album for Mother’s Day

Highlight your favorite moments together by making mom a photo album for Mother’s Day. Here are a few tips on how to make one out of construction or cardboard paper: Gather or print some favorite photos. The number of photos is up to you. Use a handheld hole...

5 Animals With the Weirdest Tongues

Although tongues are important and useful, let’s admit it: They are a little weird. Here are some of the weirdest tongues out there: Woodpeckers Woodpeckers’ tongues attach near the front of their head and travel through the nose cavity, across the skull...
How to Buy a Mess Kit and Camp Cooking Gear

How to Buy a Mess Kit and Camp Cooking Gear

Chow time is one of our favorite things about camping. Whether it’s a steamy pot of cheesy pasta or warm biscuits fresh out of the Dutch oven, good food makes for good times on the trail. Proper nutrition is key when you’re hiking and spending time in the...