SCOUTStrong® - Healthy Living Initiative

"To carry out all the duties and work of a Scout properly, a fellow has to be strong, healthy, and active. 
And he can make himself so if he takes a little care about it."

—Robert Baden-PowellScouting for Boys, 1915

ScoutStrong - Healthy Living Initiative

The SCOUTStrong Healthy Living Initiative integrates active lifestyles, healthy eating, and emotional fitness into everything that the Boy Scouts of America does through alliances, campaigns, and updated programs.

Use the links below to find information related to Your Physical FitnessYour Emotional Fitness, or tips on how to prepare for high-adventure base visits or future jamborees.

SCOUTStrong® Resources


Click to Access Official SCOUTStrong Logos

Click to Access SCOUTStrong Style Guides

Click to Access SCOUTStrong Grant Opportunities

SCOUTStrong® Programs and Partnerships


Click to learn more about the SCOUTStrong PALA


Click to learn more about the SCOUTStrong Healthy Unit Award



Click here to learn more about how to play Ultimate as well as how your unit can get a FREE start-up kit via the Learn to Play program!


Click here to learn more about how BSA members can engage in the USA Triathlon Splash and Dash Aquathlon Series


The SCOUTStrong Be MedWise Award raises awareness of over-the-counter medicines and how to use them safely. Click here to learn more.