Official Web Sites

Official Web Sites

The following list is provided for local council Webmasters as a guide to public Web sites operated by the National Council, Boy Scouts of America:

Boy Scouts of America, National Council (http://www.scouting.org)
This is the primary Web site for the National Council.
Audience: Members and the general public.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Scouting - Vale La Pena (http://www.scoutingvalelapena.org)
The official Spanish-language Web site of the Boy Scouts of America.
Audience: General Public.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Scoutreach Division (http://www.scoutreachbsa.org)
Scoutreach Division has launched its own, separate, Web site.
Audience: General Public.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
American Indian Scouting Association (http://aisa.scoutreachbsa.org)
Scoutreach Division has taken control of the site for the American Indian Scouting Association.
Audience: General Public.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Scouting - Vale La Pena (http://www.scoutingvalelapena.org)
The official Spanish-language Web site of the Boy Scouts of America.
Audience: General Public.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Boys' Life (http://www.boyslife.org)
A promotional site for Boys' Life magazine.
Audience: Magazine subscribers and advertisers, both current and potential.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Scouting magazine (http://www.scoutingmagazine.org)
Web site for Scouting magazine - contains full content (except ads) back to 1998.
Audience: Magazine subscribers and advertisers, both current and potential.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Scouting magazine subscription site (http://shop.scoutingmagazine.org)
Scouting magazine has set up an "e-commerce" site that offers one item: subscriptions to the magazine.
Audience: Parents and other Scouting supporters who are not registered members, but who may wish to subscribe to the magazine.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Supply Division, BSA (http://www.scoutstuff.org)
A separate stand-alone site for Supply Division, contains information on items in the Official Catalog and BSA Library of Literature.
Audience: Members.
Managed by: Supply Division.
Direct Service BSA (http://www.directservicebsa.org)
A separate site that enables Direct Service to communicate with their members.
Audience: Members who are supported by Direct Service rather than a local council.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Learning for Life (http://www.learning-for-life.org)
A stand-alone site for Learning for Life and Exploring programs.
Audience: Participants in these programs.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
National Scouting Museum (http://www.bsamuseum.org)
Promotional site for the museum.
Audience: Anyone that may wish to consider visiting the museum.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Fieldbook companion site (http://www.bsafieldbook.org)
Companion site for the Fieldbook.
Audience: Members who have purchased the Fieldbook.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Florida Sea Base (http://www.bsaseabase.org)
Promotional site for the Florida Sea Base.
Audience: Members that may wish to consider visiting the base.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Interamerican Scout Foundation (http://www.interamfoundation.org)
This site is operated by International Divsion on behalf of the Interamerican Scout Foundation.
Audience: Anyone who might wish to contribute to the foundation.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Legal Issues Site (http://www.bsalegal.org)
This site provides information about the legal issues the BSA is currently facing.
Audience: Members and the general public.
Managed by: Robert Bork, Jr. on behalf of the BSA's legal counsel
Finance Support Division (http://www.fsd.org)
Meant for finance support personnel (professionals, committees, and key volunteers) in the field. Mostly password-protected.
Audience: Finance professionals and council finance committee members.
Managed by: Finance Support Division.
Northern Tier High Adventure Base (http://www.ntier.org)
Promotional site for the Northern Tier High Adventure Base.
Audience: Members that may wish to consider visiting the base.
Managed by: Northern Tier High Adventure Base.
Join Cub Scouting (http://www.joincubscouting.org)
Promotional site for the Cub Scout program.
Audience: General public, specifically non-members who may wish to consider joining or starting a unit.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Scouting and Soccer (http://www.scoutingandsoccer.org)
Promotional site for the Cub Scout Division's "Scouting and Soccer" program.
Audience: General public, specifically non-members who may wish to consider joining or starting a unit.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Scouting Friends (http://www.scoutingfriends.org)
This site was created to help former members of Scouting reconnect with the movement.
Audience: Former members of Scouting.
Managed by: Finance Support Division.
The Scout Zone (http://www.thescoutzone.org)
Promotional site for the Boy Scout program.
Audience: General public, specifically non-members who may wish to consider joining.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Tooth of Time Traders (http://www.toothoftimetraders.org)
E-Commerce site for Philmont Scout Ranch.
Audience: Members.
Managed by: Philmont Scout Ranch.

Temporary Sites

Good Turn for America (http://www.goodturnforamerica.org)
This is a separate site for the "Good Turn for America" campaign that will run in 2004 (and was extended into 2005). There is currently no indication of how long the campaign will last or whether the site will be maintained after that campaign ends.
Managed by: BSA Webmaster.
Jamboree Web Site (http://www.bsajamboree.org)
This site is only "open" during jamboree years, and is designed to provide live coverage of the event. After the jamboree, it will not be updated or maintained, though it may be archived indefinitely.
Managed by: Jamboree Web Staff.
Jamboree "stuff" Site (http://www.jamboreestuff.org)
This site offers online sales of Jamboree merchandise to participants (a username and PIN number, sent to registered participants via s-mail is required to enter the site). The site will (probably) no longer be available after the Jamboree ends.
Managed by: Information Systems Division.
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Council Web Sites

Councils who are known to operate official Web sites are linked from the council locator. To see a list of all council Web sites (rather than checking one council at a time), see http://www.scouting.org/councils/all.aspx.

If a council site exists, but is not linked from the locator, the National Office is unaware of its existence. Guidelines and procedures for informing National of the site's existence are provided elsewhere.