Planning pays off
Scouts with Troop 282 of Eugene, Ore., ended each day of their 40-mile backpacking trek through the Three Sisters Wilderness at a lake. That way, they could cool down at the end of a long day on the trail. See what other preparations and techniques worked out in the September issue of Scout Life.
Buying backpacking gear can be intimidating, but you don’t have to spend a small fortune. The Gear Guy shares some affordable gear options, plus tips on how to get great deals.
The future on the road
Older Scouts can read about some of the latest technology in autonomous vehicles and how close we are to having self-driving vehicles everywhere. The can also find out how some of that technology works.
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