Web Resources

There’s a ton of information out on the Web related to camping, hiking and other Scouting activities.  This page provides Scouts direct links to some of the better Web sites out there.

Found a great web resource?  If you’ve found a site you would like to share, drop a note to the Scoutmaster and we’ll put it up here.

Bad link?  Web sites are forever changing their content and format and as a result direct links go “stale” over time.  If you’ve found a link that doesn’t work, please let the Scoutmaster know so we can get it fixed!

Scouting Links

  • Our council – the Yankee Clipper Council – has it’s own website with a lot of great information!
  • Shopping for Scouting supplies?  Scoutstuff.org is BSA’s online store.
  • Looking for information on Merit Badge requirements?  Try MeritBadge.org!

Camping & Hiking

  • One of the most respected outdoor organizations in the country – the Appalachian Mountain Club has a tradition of leadership in outdoor education and recreation.  Some of the best maps and guidebooks to hiking, canoeing and biking adventures in the northeast and beyond.  Visit www.outdoors.org for more information.
  • Need a topo map?  The USGS lets you download topo maps for FREE at it’s online store.  Go to store.usgs.gov and click on the Map Locator link to get started.
  • Want an idea for a hike?  Backpacker Magazine has a free trip guide on their web site.
  • Tired of the same old camping meals?  Freezer Bag Cooking offers unique and tasty recipes for backcountry travelers … just add water!