By Bryan Wendell and John R. Clark Photographs by W. Garth Dowling From the May-June 2013 issue of Scouting magazine
Boys continue to fall behind girls in reading skills. Bestselling author Michael Gurian, who just signed on to help boost the BSA’s new Literacy Matters campaign, shares how you can help reverse the trend.
Illustrations by Darren Thompson From the September-October 2011 issue of Scouting magazine
Chartered Organization Representative J.S. has a problem: A troop parent is constantly badmouthing the Scoutmaster (who J.S. thinks is doing a great job). He is looking for ways to rein in this unruly parent.
Illustrations by Bill Basso From the November-December 2001 issue of Scouting magazine
Scouter J.L.R. wondered how to react to outspoken parents who interfere with a leader’s ability to run the program. Readers agreed on one tactic: Ask the critics to become involved as registered leaders.