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H.O.S.T. Hike

The History of Scouting Trail (HOST Hike) is a four-hike series that honors founders of the Boy Scouts of America while taking hikers through Scouting-related landmarks and sites in Washington, DC.

The four HOST Hikes are:

All HOST Challenge Questions and response cards are now available online. You can download them and print them as needed.

When you complete the HOST hikes, you can purchase the patches and medals at the Marriott Scout Service Center in Bethesda, or over the phone. Earn all 4 medals for the complete experience!

Our Online Store is up and running! Check it out here to buy H.O.S.T. patches.

(If you have a prior clue sheet, the National Crime Museum closed and the International Spy Museum and Wax Museum do not sell patches and medals any longer. Your best source for the full complement of awards is the Scout Service Center in Bethesda. Orders can be placed over the phone at 301-530-9360)