Activities & Events

 Scouting offers numerous age-appropriate activities and events for your son. 

Boy Scout Outdoor Program

Outdoor adventure is the promise made to boys when they join Scouting. Boys yearn for outdoor programs that stir their imagination and interest.

Philmont Scout Ranch

The Boy Scouts of America's premier high-adventure base challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 200 square miles of rugged New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.

BSA High Adventure Bases

The Boy Scouts of America operate three high-adventure bases: Florida Sea Base, Northern Tier, and Philmont Scout Ranch.

Scout Sunday Observance

The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting.

Age-Appropriate Guidelines for Scouting Activities

Program-specific criteria designed to assist unit leaders in determining what activities are age-appropriate for their participants.


The Boy Scouts of America has held National Scout Jamborees for Scouts and leaders of Boy Scout councils throughout the United States and the World Organization of the Scout Movement holds World Jamborees for Scouts and leaders throughout the world.

Jamboree on the Air (JOTA)

The Jamboree-on-the-Air (JOTA) is an annual Scouting and amateur radio event sponsored by the World Scout Bureau of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.