Previewing the August 2021 issue of Scout Life

The Race Is On

Scouts grab their life jackets, paddles and Viking shields for the annual Great Hiwassee River Raft Race. In the August issue, see how troops build rafts out of inner tubes, bamboo and more, and paddle down a Tennessee waterway. Click here to watch the racers in action. 

Photo by Michael Roytek

Real Dragons

Did you know dragonflies are fierce predators? Learn more from The Nature Crew as they explore these flying insects — from flight speeds to hunting habits.

Photo by Getty Images

Something’s Fishy

What will Jayden do now that Big Quinn realizes his prize fish is gone? Read the conclusion of “Off the Hook,” an exclusive summer camp fiction story penned by the author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid. If you and your Scouts missed the first part, grab the June•July issue.

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