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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What Is a Memorandum of Understanding and What Does It Mean for the BSA?

August 14, 2017 6:44 pm Published by

You might have run across language in Scouting referring to MOUs with other organizations in Scouting Newsroom or here on Scouting Wire – but what exactly is an MOU and what does it mean for the Boy Scouts


Get the Behind-the-scenes Look at the Polaris Indian “Scout” Motorcycle

August 9, 2017 7:32 pm Published by

If you were at the 2017 National Jamboree, you probably saw Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh drive a motorcycle across the show stage, but did you see the fully customized Indian “Scout” motorcycle up close?! The Eagle Scout-themed


Grammy-award Winning Eagle Scout Talks About Impact of Scouting

August 3, 2017 6:36 pm Published by

Story contributed by Jane Parikh of the Michigan Crossroads Council Peter “Madcat” Ruth could stay in hotels when touring, but the Grammy-award winning musician and Eagle Scout says he prefers to camp like he did when he was a Boy


Adopt-A-School Project Ideas for All Seasons

July 17, 2017 9:58 pm Published by

Earlier this year, we shared information about the Adopt-A-School program and why Scouts in your communities should get involved. Through the Adopt-A-School program, participating Scouts partner with school administrators to offer volunteer services that meet their school’s needs. The Adopt-A-School


Post Your Colors in July and You Could Win These Awesome Prizes

June 28, 2017 4:59 pm Published by

Want to show your appreciation for Scouting and share that excitement with others? Mark your calendars for July 5 to 23 so you can Post Your Colors! Post Your Colors is a first-of-its-kind social media event for Scouting, giving you


Why I Hope My Boys Will Always Be In Scouting

June 27, 2017 4:06 pm Published by

Story contributed by Taylor Olmstead, Marketing Coordinator at the Atlanta Area Council on behalf of Erin Stolle, Cub Scout mom and volunteer. This past week was exhausting. It was hot. It was dirty. It will likely be one of my


5 Revolutionary Items That Will Change How You Camp

June 14, 2017 7:54 pm Published by

Sponsored post courtesy of Thermacell Summer camping season is upon us and while every Scout is equipped to embark on the great outdoors with the bare necessities, there are some modern-day camping items that have revolutionized the camping


This New Scouting Award Honored Two Outstanding Educators

June 5, 2017 7:17 pm Published by

Did you know a significant percentage of new Scouts come from our partnerships with local schools? The Elbert K. Fretwell Outstanding Educator Award honors those who help Scouting flourish in our local schools and communities across the country. This


3 Reasons Why a Scout Should Check Out the Nat Geo Kids Explorers Club

August 23, 2017 6:22 pm Published by

Curious, adventure-seeking Scouts can earn requirements toward a variety of merit badges by participating in the National Geographic Kids Explorers Club! The club offers Scouts and Scout leaders access to fun resources that’ll inspire Boy Scouts and Cub


What to Know Before You Go to the 2017 National Annual Meeting

May 17, 2017 5:33 pm Published by

Something is new for National Annual Meeting this year – we’ve gone digital! NAM attendees can now access their personalized schedule and resources through the convenience of their smart phone, tablet or laptop. And since this is new, we