Useful Links  

The links listed below can be used as resources for many purposes. Some are official Scout sites, some are commercial sites, and others are sites that have been put on the internet by interested Scouters from all over the world. Each link will open in a new window.

Scouting Sites

Local Scout Resources

Backpacking and Hiking

Order of the Arrow

  • Order of the Arrow: Information about the Order of the Arrow- the honor camping group for Scouts.



  • Dutch Oven Cooking: The site of the International Dutch Oven Society. Lots of information about Dutch Oven cooking.


Camping Equipment

  • REI: A great source for equipment on line. There are also two REI stores in the Baltimore/Washington area.
  • Campmor: A great on-line and catalog mail-order source for camping and outdoor equipment and clothing
  • Eastern Mountain Sports: Another on-line camping equipment and clothing supplier


  • Look for a Trail: Find a trail just about anywhere
  • Weather: Want to know the local conditions anywhere? Take a look here.
  • Time: Want know the exact time? Take a look here.
  • Topo Maps: Find topographic maps of anyplace in the U.S.
  • Flag Etiquette: Find out everything that you want to know about displaying and honoring the Stars and Stripes
  • ACT/SAT Review Courses from