7 clever apps
By: Posted On: 2018-05-19

Almost everyone has a Smartphone, so we thought we would share 7 cleaver apps (for Android or Apple) that will help Scouters and their parents find out all kinds of information about their favorite Scouting activity or be useful in the outdoors.

The official companion app for TroopTrack, the BEST scouting software on the PLANET! Now you can take TroopTrack everywhere your adventures take you, even off the network. You can use TroopTrack Mobile together with your TroopTrack account to record attendance, update awards, look up awards, send emails,and upload pictures to your TroopTrack photo albums.



Discover the latest News, Projects, Events, Scout Places, Publications, Pictures and Videos from World Scouting directly on your iPhone. 


The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is an independent, non-profit and non-partisan organization which serves the Scout Movement. Its purpose is to promote unity and the understanding of Scouting's purpose and principles; while facilitating its expansion and development.




Find free camping near you. Freecampsites.net is your primary source for information on free campgrounds and boondocking locations. Free camping locations are often the most beautiful and peaceful campsites. They are also a well kept secret and can be difficult to locate. Thankfully you have this app to help you find them. It provides a simple, map-based search engine for free and cheap camping spots, many with pictures and reviews. It is also a platform for sharing locations you have discovered with others. 



  AllTrails has one of the largest collections of detailed, trail maps so you can get on any trail with confidence knowing that the trail and its information will be displayed on your phone.  

Join the world’s largest treasure-hunting community with the official app for geocaching. Whether you are off to find your first geocache or your ten-thousandth, this app is your ultimate geocaching toolbox. There are millions of clever containers called geocaches hidden in almost every country on Earth, just waiting to be found—there are probably even some near you right now. Just getting started? This app walks you through the adventure of finding your first few geocaches. There are tips, hints, and instructions for geocaching as well as using the app. https://play.google.com/store/apps/geocaching

AccuWeather is your daily forecast, weather tracker and radar widget. Get live reports, GPS maps and daily updates on current temperature, sun, wind speed and other weather news. Track rain view current temperature and get live storm alerts with your accurate GPS tracker and rain radar. Get daily updates and find out the global or local weather today.



Night Sky is an augmented reality guide to the sky above. Just download this app, point your iPhone toward the sky and wait as it shows you the constellations, planets, stars for your location and current time no matter where you are in the world. This app also has a feature that can use augmented reality software to walk around the entire solar system, manipulating time and space with your fingertips! Walk up to the planets and see them in great detail, view their moons and surrounding satellites. Even see current space missions in our Solar System!  https://itunes.apple.com/app/night-sky/