Hayley Cordaro

Hayley Cordaro is a communications specialist at the Boy Scouts of America. She loves sharing inspiring success stories and uncovering new ways volunteers and employees can make the most of their Scouting experience. If you have story ideas or questions, reach out to us at communications@scouting.org.

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Fulfilling My Lifetime Dream of Visiting Philmont Scout Ranch

January 18, 2017 7:13 pm Published by

Story contributed by Kevin V. Hunt, a Scouting historian, author, camp director, blogger and speaker. For almost fifty years I have heard the lore of the magnificent Philmont Scout Ranch and have had a lifetime dream to go


How the New Venturing Website Was Designed By Actual Venturers

January 12, 2017 8:17 pm Published by

Have you checked out Venturing.org lately? If not, you’re in for a surprise because the website is now completely revamped and optimized to fit the Venturing experience. Even better, the site redesign was entirely youth-driven! National Venturing President Pratik Vaidya


Caddo Area Council Welcomes New Scout Executive

January 3, 2017 4:43 pm Published by

Please join us in congratulating Anthony Escobar as Scout executive of the Caddo Area Council in Texarkana, Texas, effective January 15, 2017. Anthony began his Scouting career as a district executive at the Sequoia Council in Fresno, Calif. He


The Top 10 Scouting Wire Stories You Were Glued to in 2016

December 21, 2016 5:19 pm Published by

2016 was an incredible year of growth for Scouting Wire. Officially named the blog of the Scouting Movement, Scouting Wire was designed to be every volunteer and employee’s hub for Boy Scouts of America program updates, leadership news, training, recruiting, fundraising, Scouting


Enter the 2018 Sea Base Lottery to Experience Unique Aquatics Programs

December 19, 2016 9:40 pm Published by

Set sail on one of the most awe-inspiring experiences offered in Scouting by taking advantage of entering the Sea Base’s lottery for 2018! At the National High-Adventure Sea Base, participants have the opportunity to explore the largest wilderness


Greater Los Angeles Area Council Welcomes New Scout Executive

December 19, 2016 8:50 pm Published by

Please join us in congratulating Jeffrey Hunt as Scout executive of the Greater Los Angeles Area Council in Los Angeles, CA, effective February 1, 2017. Jeff began his Scouting career as a district executive at the South Florida Council


Want to Succeed in 2017? Every Council Will Need This Tool to Do It.

December 15, 2016 2:48 pm Published by

The BSA’s 2017 Growth Plan is here, and it’s updated to reflect the growing needs of our councils. Serving as the organization’s roadmap for successful recruitment, the 2017 Growth Plan is designed to help you reach even more young


Happy Holidays from the Boy Scouts of America

December 14, 2016 7:48 pm Published by

A season of giving, thanks and cheer, the holidays are a special time to look back on all of the wonderful Scouting memories of 2016. The BSA has always been committed to serving the youth of America through its programs


Lincoln Heritage Council Welcomes New Scout Executive

December 14, 2016 6:08 pm Published by

Please join us in congratulating Jason Pierce as Scout executive of the Lincoln Heritage Council in Louisville, KY, effective January 15, 2017. Jason began his Scouting career as a district executive at the Atlanta Area Council. He moved on


Your Top Cub Scout Modification Questions, Answered

December 12, 2016 10:15 pm Published by

The BSA recently announced that some Cub Scout adventure requirements that previously were mandatory will become optional, in a move intended to give Cub Scouters more control over their den program. We’ve seen your questions regarding how these modifications will affect