About our cover:
Participating officers in last fall's New Jersey State Police camporee were (clockwise from top left) Trooper Dwight Payne, Sgt. First Class Stephen Hoptay, and K-9 Trooper Archer Jones with his dog, Nero. All of the officers are Eagle Scouts. Also attending were Troop 331 Scout Jamie Brooks of Pleasantville, N.J. (back row), and Troop 23 Eagle Scout T. J. Norman of Manahawkin, N.J. Cover photograph by Richard Bell.
In the May - June 2005 Issue
- Sale Time in Chelmsford
A troop's annual yard sale earns money for Scouting and also benefits others far from the Massachusetts location.
- Teaching and Learning
An annual boy-run event helps Webelos Scouts earn activity badges, Boy Scouts develop presentation skills, and the troop recruit new members.
- Getting Ready for High Adventure
A council's weekend shakedown helps Scouts and leaders sharpen outdoor skills (and gain confidence) for the rigors of Philmont or any other wilderness outing.
- A Garden State First
New Jersey State Police team with five local Scout councils to host 6,100 campers for a first mega-camporee dedicated to learning about law enforcement.
- A 75-Year Tradition of Summer Service
Scout troops celebrate more than seven decades of duty as special service units at Michigan's historical Fort Mackinac.
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