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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Watch Back-to-Back Scouting Episodes of MasterChef Junior and Kicking and Screaming Tomorrow!

April 5, 2017 8:24 pm Published by

What are your evening plans this Thursday, April 6? If they don’t include cozying up on the couch to watch Fox’s MasterChef Junior and Kicking and Screaming, you’re seriously missing out (and we suggest you record the episodes

How Scouting Makes the Most of Right Now

April 5, 2017 2:09 pm Published by

Story contributed by Christine Rasure, Director of Marketing and Communications for the Greater St. Louis Area Council Boy Scouts may be boy-led, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing in it for parents. “To me, [Boy Scouts] is when

A Mom’s Account of What It Means to Be a Lion

March 22, 2017 4:02 pm Published by

Since the BSA’s Lion pilot program launched last fall, hundreds of new Scouting families with kindergarten-age boys have explored the fun and adventure that comes along with joining Scouting at a younger age. When mom blogger Ashley of

Is Your Council Using These 5 Important Social Media Tactics?

March 21, 2017 9:03 pm Published by

If your council isn’t leveraging the power of social media for its marketing and recruiting efforts, you are seriously missing out on an excellent opportunity to reach thousands of new families that might not know about Scouting. But don’t worry

The Touching Reason These Volunteers Made a Cub’s Pinewood Derby Unforgettable

March 15, 2017 6:18 pm Published by

Story contributed by Emily Elliott, Marketing & Public Relations Director of the Crossroads of America Council Every winter, Cub Scouts around the nation prepare their Pinewood Derby cars to race down tracks in hopes of being the fastest.

5 Life Lessons Every Scout Learns According to This Eagle Scout

March 7, 2017 2:43 pm Published by

Though a youth’s time as a Scout typically doesn’t extend past age 18 (or 21 if you’re a Venturer), the Scouting program is something that sticks with its members far beyond their childhood years. Eagle Scout Alex C.

3 Training Opportunities Volunteers and Professionals Won’t Want to Miss

March 2, 2017 6:53 pm Published by

Whether we’re talking about Scouts or adult leaders, Boy Scouts of America always encourages personal and professional development through learning and leadership opportunities. Luckily for Scouting volunteers and professionals, we have three exciting advancement education conferences taking place at the

Is the Pinewood Derby a Tradition in Your Family? To This Family It Is!

February 28, 2017 5:24 pm Published by

Story contributed by Kevin V. Hunt, a Scouting historian, author, camp director, blogger and speaker About this time each year all over the country, an interesting phenomenon occurs as Pinewood Derby cars race down tracks again. It’s something

BSA Seeks to Inspire Next Generation of Explorers with the Launch of the New Exploration Merit Badge

February 27, 2017 7:08 pm Published by

New discoveries are made every day, thanks to technological advancements and the keen curiosity of today’s explorers. To encourage future discoveries, the nation’s largest youth-serving organization is working to inspire the next generation of explorers by introducing the

Why Volunteers Remain Involved in Scouting

February 22, 2017 3:18 pm Published by

Boy Scouts of America volunteers play a critical role in helping to deliver Scouting programs that build character, leadership, and integrity in thousands of youth members across the country. Every Scouting volunteer – from a Cub Scout’s first den leader