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Cut loose with this sandboarding troop in Death Valley

A YOUNG COUPLE WALKS barefoot across the Mesquite Flat Dunes, a vast expanse of hundred-foot-high sand hills in California’s Death Valley National Park. It’s a few minutes past 11 on a 60-degree morning, and the

Boy Scout activities

Learn how outdoor 'free play' helps Scouts grow

Scouting offers an ideal opportunity to restore some sanity to childhood. All we have to do is remember the words of Scouting founder Robert Baden-Powell, who wrote: “Play is the first great educator.”