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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5 Questions with Chief Diversity Officer Ron Oats

February 15, 2017 9:27 pm Published by

Scouting fosters the spirit of diversity and inclusiveness among its youth members and adult volunteers, as well as among national and local council employees. To continue our legacy of serving youth from different ethnicities, faiths, and backgrounds, the BSA


Boost Your Council’s Marketing Savvy at a 2017 NextConnect Marketing Summit

February 14, 2017 5:21 pm Published by

Families have changed, and so have the ways we reach them. The 2017 NextConnect Marketing Summits will showcase the latest marketing and communications content, research, best practices, and how-to strategies and tactics for reaching moms, youth, and families with invitations


What’s Your Favorite Pinewood Derby Memory? Share and You Could Win Big!

February 13, 2017 7:32 pm Published by

It’s Pinewood Derby season and time to enter the annual Pinewood Derby Photo Contest! By sharing a snapshot of your favorite Derby moment, you’ll qualify for a chance to win a $100 gift card from ScoutStuff.org. “The Pinewood


7 Ways Scouting Has Made the World a Better Place for 107 Years

February 8, 2017 5:38 pm Published by

Happy birthday, Boy Scouts of America! Today, February 8, 2017 marks the 107th birthday of the Boy Scouts of America. As the nation’s top youth-serving organization, the BSA continues to educate on the principles of Scouting while creating value


What It’s Like to Attend a Unique Eagle Scout Court of Honor

February 7, 2017 4:50 pm Published by

Story contributed by Kevin V. Hunt, a Scouting historian, author, camp director, blogger and speaker I have been to a hundred or more Eagle courts of honor in my day, but I’ve never seen a parade of flags


This Exceptional Venturer Won the 2017 Outdoor Inspiration Award

January 30, 2017 9:28 pm Published by

For the third year in a row, a youth member of the BSA has won the Youth category in the Outdoor Inspiration Awards! To those in Scouting (or even those that know someone in Scouting), this winning streak comes


How Scouting Led This Eagle Scout to His Life Purpose

January 23, 2017 4:18 pm Published by

Scouting has played an integral role in the life of 17-year-old Will H. of the Mason-Dixon Council. Will’s involvement in the program at a young age introduced him to the importance of leadership, service, and hard work. Today,


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