ScoutingSeptember 2003

Scouting Magazine

About our cover:

Eagle Scout Tommy Hardeman of Troop 876 in Carrollton, Tex., demonstrates the two best methods for maintaining health and energy on the trail: drinking and eating. Outdoor Smarts columnist Karen Berger reviews a variety of sports drinks and nutrition snacks. Cover photograph by Tom Hussey; digital imaging by Stephen Schmitt, Tom Hussey Photography.

In the September 2003 Issue

Tick Tactics Illustrations

Avoid the widespread danger of Lyme disease with preventive techniques, regular body checks for ticks, and recognition of symptoms.

Paddle and Pedal

A Pennsylvania troop combines canoeing and bicycling with nature study and conservation on the historic Lehigh River.

The Lure of Fishing

The Greater Alabama Council's "Get Hooked on Scouting" campaign reels in new youth members.

All Aboard! Illustrations

Getting "inactive" parents more involved in Scouting can add new resources to a troop's leadership while enriching the Scouting experience for new Scouts and their families.

Fearless Archers

A California council's "Robin and Little John" weekend introduces Cub Scouts and their moms and dads to the joys of the bow and arrow.

Meeting in Philadelphia Photographs

In the city where the Founding Fathers provided America's finest examples of citizenship, service, and leadership, Scouters at the BSA National Annual Meeting focused on the best ways to establish those enduring values among today's youth.

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