How to Make a First-Aid Kit for Your Dog

How to Make a First-Aid Kit for Your Dog

Being prepared with the right first-aid supplies could save your pup’s life in an emergency. Keep the items below in a gallon-sized resealable bag and label it “Dog First Aid” with permanent marker. Then store the kit in an easily accessible place at...
9 Things to Know About Wilderness Hazards

9 Things to Know About Wilderness Hazards

One of the best things about being in the wilderness is getting away from the rush of cities and everyday life. One of the biggest challenges of being in the wilderness is that you’re far away from the conveniences of cities and everyday life. That’s why...
5 Things to Check Before Every Bike Ride

5 Things to Check Before Every Bike Ride

For a safe and fun bicycle ride, make sure you check and maintain these important parts of your bike. 1. Make sure your tires are inflated at the correct pressure. Underinflated tires can result in cuts and damage. 2. Make sure the chain is clean and lubricated with a...
How to Buy the Right Tent for Your Next Adventure

How to Buy the Right Tent for Your Next Adventure

Few problems can kill a camping trip faster than a broken tent. Fortunately, tent design has improved more in recent years than arguably any other outdoor gear. Still, you’ll want to look for certain features so you can choose the right tent for your trip. WHEN...
Make This Year the Best Scouting Year Ever!

Make This Year the Best Scouting Year Ever!

The most satisfying part of Scouting is right there in the Oath: “I will do my best.” Because, really, that’s what it all comes down to. Do your best to be a leader, to be competent in the outdoors, to stay physically fit and to continue to work...
High-Quality Rain Ponchos That Are Also Affordable

High-Quality Rain Ponchos That Are Also Affordable

Q: My troop camps a lot, and sometimes it rains. What is some quality rain gear that’s also affordable? — Timmy, Anchorage, Alaska A: You can invest in a rain jacket and pants, but quality can get expensive. If you’re watching your wallet, look at...