Rochelle Randles

Rochelle Randles is a communications specialist at the Boy Scouts of America. She enjoys sharing incredible adventure stories within the Scouting community and beyond. If you have story ideas or questions, reach out to us at

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Scoutbook Lite to Replace Internet Advancement in 2018

December 20, 2017 8:09 pm Published by

BSA’s official web app, Scoutbook, is gearing up to roll out a new solution in mid-2018 that will leverage core components of the Scoutbook platform to make Internet Advancement tracking easier than ever before! The current Internet Advancement

Watch: Community Policing Is Changing Lives in Las Vegas

February 7, 2017 3:19 pm Published by

Meet Keith, an Explorer from Post 725 of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Keith loves the city of Las Vegas; after all, it’s his home. So when he began to think about his future, he wanted to

In Scouting, Safety Comes First

April 2, 2018 2:46 pm Published by

It may be surprising for some, but the very first section in every Cub Scout and Boy Scout handbook isn’t dedicated to camping or hiking, but to youth protection. “The safety of children is always our first priority,”

A Culture of Youth Protection: Barriers that Make Sense Inside and Outside of Scouting

April 2, 2018 2:43 pm Published by

Over the years, the BSA has been a leader in the development of policies to prevent predators from having access to children in Scouting. They are called the BSA’s Barriers to Abuse and they are designed for the

Chasity McReynolds Named Director, Office of Philanthropy

March 29, 2018 3:03 pm Published by

Please join us in congratulating Chasity McReynolds, who will serve as Director of the Office of Philanthropy at the BSA National Service Center, effective April 1, 2018. Chasity has served with distinction in this department as a major

Clinton Hammett Selected as Scout Executive of Colonial Virginia Council

March 26, 2018 4:07 pm Published by

Join us as we congratulate Clinton Hammett, who will serve as Scout executive of Colonial Virginia Council in Newport News, Virginia, effective May 1, 2018. Clinton began his Scouting career as a district executive at Revolutionary Trails Council

Michael Vangelov Selected as Scout Executive of Western Colorado Council

March 22, 2018 1:42 pm Published by

Congratulations to Michael Vangelov, who will serve as Scout executive of Western Colorado Council in Grand Junction, Colorado, effective April 15, 2018. Mike began his Scouting career as a district executive at Utah National Parks Council in Provo,

Nathaniel Thornton Selected as Scout Executive of Allegheny Highlands Council

March 16, 2018 7:27 pm Published by

Congratulations to Nathaniel Thornton, who will serve as Scout executive of Allegheny Highlands Council in Falconer, New York, effective May 1, 2018. Nate began his Scouting career as a district executive at Chief Okemos Council in Lansing, Michigan.

Check Out the New “Scouting” Mobile App!

March 12, 2018 6:20 pm Published by

BSA’s Information Technology Group, along with many volunteer beta testers, are excited to announce the new Scouting mobile app, which is now available for both iPhone and Android devices. You can search for “Scouting BSA,” or click these direct links

Updated Youth Protection Training Now Available

March 12, 2018 2:25 pm Published by

Update Your Training by October 1, 2018 The Boy Scouts of America’s updated youth protection training doesn’t just talk about the dangers of child predators – it shows how they work to gain access to their victims. In